Weekly Photo Challenge: The Color Red

Weekly Photo Challenge: The Color Red

Weekly Photo Challenge: The Color Red
Whether you focus on nature, architecture, or street, I hope I have you seeing red this week!

Weekly Photo Challenge: Four-legged Friends

Weekly Photo Challenge: Four-legged Friends

I just returned from a week of photographing wild* horses in Missouri Ozarks – yes, there are! – so as I was standing in a field for four hours yesterday I decided that this week the theme is to:

Photograph Four-legged Friends

It doesn’t matter if you’re photographing domestically or in the wild….

Photo Etudes: The e-Book

Photo Etudes: The e-Book

I returned to the idea of a Photographic Etude this week and compiled an e-book focusing attention on the photographic techniques of composition, focus, light, and motion. To get e-book, Subscribe to PhotoYoga Newsletter

Characteristics of Zen Post-Processing

Characteristics of Zen Post-Processing

Characteristics of Zen Post-Some of my fellow photographers find post-processing a challenging and stressful experience. I decided to return to the 9 Characteristics of Zen Photography and see if they could apply…

4 Tips for Minimizing Photo Envy

4 Tips for Minimizing Photo Envy

I was participating in a mentoring class this week and another participant wrote a comment that just broke my heart because I completely understand the feeling and remember not too long in the past feeling exactly the same way…

Let’s (Not) Talk Gear

Let’s (Not) Talk Gear

The question on the table is: What gear do you need? Really need? Anyone familiar with PhotoYoga knows that this site is not much interested in the gear – this could almost be the “anti-gear” photography website. I’m not saying there isn’t a time to talk toolbox, it can just take over the conversation. …

Photographic Etudes & Deliberate Practice

Photographic Etudes & Deliberate Practice

Musical scales and etudes are designed to build our technique and the work will pay off later. Etudes are the medicine of music. We practice them to make us better. Photography can have its etudes as well. Any exercise designed to enhance a particular photographic skill is a “photographic etude”. 

To Compete or Not to Compete: A Photographer’s Dilemma

To Compete or Not to Compete: A Photographer’s Dilemma

Flow and the Art of Photography. Flow is the theory of enjoyment. I’ll talk about what aspects of flow theory are probably at work when you’re really enjoying the experience of photography.

Making the Invisible, Visible

Making the Invisible, Visible

Flow and the Art of Photography. Flow is the theory of enjoyment. I’ll talk about what aspects of flow theory are probably at work when you’re really enjoying the experience of photography.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Moving Water

Weekly Photo Challenge: Moving Water

This week, the theme is to:
Photograph Moving Water
Ah! Refreshing water! 
The challenge this week is to photography water – but not just any water – moving water.

Flow and the Art of Photography

Flow and the Art of Photography

Flow and the Art of Photography. Flow is the theory of enjoyment. I’ll talk about what aspects of flow theory are probably at work when you’re really enjoying the experience of photography.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Illusions

Weekly Photo Challenge: Illusions

This week, the theme is to:
Photograph Illusions
It’s a tricky challenge this week. You’re going to have to think outside the box a bit! 

Photographing illusions means photographing something that looks like something else or looks different than it really is.