Dear friend; I want to give you some basic photography composition tips:
Dear friend; I want to write you a letter on the importance of photographing your loved ones.
We all need a direction and sense of purpose in life.
Practical life and business lessons from Mark Cuban, the serial entrepreneur and owner of the Mavericks:
The easiest way to make more dynamic, better compositions: integrate more diagonals into your photos.
Dear friend — what is luxury, how do we define it, and how do we achieve it?
I often suffer from “paralysis by analysis” — I think too much when making decisions, and aim for perfection.
Personal meditations, on my life philosophy.
One of the biggest mistakes I think individuals make in life is to think that “success” is making a ton of money, becoming famous, and having tons of influence.
No, becoming enlightened is not becoming some Buddhist monk, and meditating on a rock in the middle of the ocean.
Dear friend, I want to give you some practical tips on how to be a good photographer.
Many of us are afraid of death.
Dear friend; I want to write you a letter on finding your purpose in photography — and giving you a chance to reflect on why you make photos.
Anyone can be a philosopher — you just need to have a love for wisdom.
Know that photography isn’t everything.
I think we all need a life mission in life— mine is peace, understanding, and love.
To me, Jay-Z is the epitome of the American dream: started off in the projects, and now is a self-made (almost) billionaire.
Life lessons from the Greek Historian, Thucydides — who actually fought in the Peloponesian war (between the Athenians and Spartans) then wrote a history on it.
Shouldn’t it be a meaningful photo?
Dear friend, Today I want to teach you about ‘Juxtaposition’ — a fancy word that a lot of art school kids like to throw around.
Simple and practical photography tips for you:
Dear friend, You might live in a shitty state of circumstances; but I want to encourage you — you can control your future and your fate.
Dear friend; here are some lessons that Socrates has taught me about photography — and can hopefully inspire you:
“To be happy means to be free. To be free means to be brave.” – Thucydides The lesson is this: If we are courageous, we gain freedom If we gain freedom, we gain happiness So if you want to be happier, become more courageous.
Some meditations on my personal life, through some wisdom of the past.
Dear friend, I want to encourage you — use your smartphone more for your photography.
Dear friend, Recently I’ve been trying to combine two of my biggest passions in photography — street photography and personal photography.
Fuck my selfish needs, all I care about are my virtuous deeds.
Why shoot like everyone else, when you are a unique, idiosyncratic individual, with unique life experiences, different from everyone else?
I just finished skimming some of Edward Gibbon’s “The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire” (through some quotes), and have some valuable lessons I want to share with you:
Dear friend, Why is it that we compare ourselves and our photography with others?
Dear friend, I want to write you a letter on how you can unlock your inner-genius.
Dear friend, All of us lack confidence in ourselves— how can we learn to have more confidence, and belief in ourselves?
The mind is like the universe. It constantly expands, infinitely. So be like the universe; keep creating. Keep opening the minds of others. Keep expanding your mind. Your mind, creativity, and abilities are infinite. Have the ambition to live 300 years, even though you won’t. This will keep you hungry for the rest of your… Read more about You’re Infinite
Dr. Dre — the pioneer of ‘gangsta rap’, and currently worth close to $700 million dollars, after his sale of ‘Beats’ to Apple, certainly knows a thing or two about hustling.
Just read (some) of Edward Gibbon’s “Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire” via passages. Here are some takeaway points, and life lessons I learned:
Dear friend; if you have a shitty camera (or what you perceive a shitty camera) — yet want to make better photos, this is for you:
I’ve been getting a lot of inspiration from minimalist album covers as of late:
Why is it that the beginners are always asking the experts for their opinion?
Which photos are really important to you — and why do you decide to shoot them?
I was reading Horace’s advice to his friend on poetry, and he said that we should focus on knowing how to order our lives correctly, instead of being overly-obsessed with how to order our verses.
I just read Hesiod’s Work and Days; and found lots of great practical wisdom on working hard and hustling.
‘Poetry, created and invented for the delight of our souls, if it comes ever so little of the summit, sinks to the bottom.’ – Horace Do your photos delight your own soul?
Dear friend, I wanted to write you an essay on how I come up with ideas:
Dear friend, If I started street photography all over again; this is the advice I would give myself: