In today’s world and society; we all want to learn how to be more productive in life.
I once read that anger is like drinking poison, and hoping that the other person dies.
We’ve all heard name-droppers at photo exhibitions, galleries, and other places. I’m going to give you a cheat-sheet of all the masters of photography you need to know:
Do we make photos to represent the beauty of life — or do we think that our lives should be according to photos?
I feel we should focus on being ‘good’ photographers—not to just get a lot of social media followers.
Yesterday I fucked up, but today I’m on track Yeah / get back to the crib and blessings falling in my lap What don’t kill me makes me stronger // I always bounce back
Here are some recent posts from the blog in February:
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I’ve been shooting more with an LCD screen lately on the Ricoh GR II — and I feel liberated.
Do you need to be on social media?
Dear friend, I know there are times that we lack confidence in ourselves as photographers and artists; but how can we overcome that lack of confidence?
If you’re looking for inspiration, follow these photographers:
Dear friend, I’m putting together this video; documenting how I put together a photo-series on the Mac/Lightroom:
Dear Cindy, Imagine like I’m writing you this letter from the grave.
One of the practical tips I have about composition is to establish a strong ‘figure-to-ground.’ Pretty much that means to have a good contrast between your subject and background:
Why do I blog?
How much could we achieve in our life, and how much more of our potential could we reach, if we never lacked self-confidence in ourselves?
I’m currently inspired by a lot of painting, and trying to figure out how I can improve my compositions in photography from the masters of art, starting off with Raphael:
“It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity” – Horace Life is all about courage.
Dear friend, I wanted to write you a letter on why I photograph.
I believe I am what I do, what I own, and how I live my life. This is a personal breakdown of me, Eric Kim:
I feel that mindset is the most important thing for photography.
If you’re a newbie to Lightroom, don’t get overwhelmed. Here is an easy 10-minute start to Lightroom.
Dear umma, I want to write you this letter– thanking you for all the blessings, guidance, and love you have given in my life, and how you helped me become the man I am today:
Here is a new lesson on “deep depth” in photography. Download Deep Depth PDF Examples
Many of us are drawn to photography for the element of story-telling.
Dear friend, What kind of legacy do you want to leave in your photography after you pass?
Dear friend, I want to share some personal thoughts on the idea of ‘reinventing yourself’ — by casting away your past self, and starting afresh:
I’ve been very interested in non-traditional compositions as of late, such as the ‘Dutch Angle’:
Dear friend, I wanted to share some of my personal thoughts on how to capture a soul in a photograph:
Good spacing: another important part of good composition.
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Dear friend, I want to share with you why I only shoot with one camera, and one lens:
Dear friend, A lot of us are trying to find our own unique voice in photography, life, and our creative pursuits.
Many of us labor to be ‘original’ in our photography— but realize, everything in photography and life is a remix:
I think the biggest problem we face as photographers is that we don’t put enough soul in our photos.
Dear friend, I wanted to share you this article on leading lines: Free PDF Free PDF: Leading Lines
I know for myself, making photographs, writing, and doing creative work always requires me to overcome resistance.
Dear friend, Many of us are obsessed with “depth of field” in photography. But how few of us consider trying to capture “depth of soul” in our photography?
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Dear friend, I want to share you practical tips, insights, and advice on how to be a more ‘artistic’ photographer.
Dear friend, One tip I have about photography is this: strive to make each of your photos a perfect pearl.
I have a problem, I am easily envious of my contemporary peers.
Dear friends, Today (Feb 19th) is Cindy’s Birthday! Please wish her a happy birthday by buying a bunch of stuff on our Haptic Industries Store.
I am not a master in street photography; yet I am striving to master my own street photography: