Why productivity brings me happiness and joy in life.
I’m super inspired by Johannes Vermeer — his compositions, and photographic vision.
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Dear friend, I don’t just see street photography as a genre of photography — I see street photography as a way of life.
The secret to being a happier and more successful photographer: be more self centered.
This is an inversion of the popular saying by Chase Jarvis, “The best camera is the one you have with you.” I think the opposite is in fact, more truthful.
Practical street photography tips to apply when you’re shooting on the steeets.
As a modern photographer, seek to travel light.
Made with iPad Pro 10.5 and Procreate app:
One of the best types of photography: the selfie.
To conquer and overcome the shitty feelings you might have in life, photography is one of the ultimate solutions.
To live a more fulfilling life, conquer your fears in life, and meet new peers.
Vincent van Gogh didn’t sell a single painting in his life — does that make him “unsuccessful”.
Dear friend, Here is a list of all my travel clothing and equipment, hacks, and practical insights I wish I knew when I started traveling and shooting photos.
Dear friend, If your life goal is to live a more meaningful life, here are some ideas.
5 practical tips, insights, and traits you can cultivate to take your street photography to the next level:
Life thought: don’t live life, banking on fantasies.
Tokyo: one of my favorite cities in the world to be inspired to shoot street photography.
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When I’m lacking inspiration in photography, I like to work on mini projects. Here are some ideas that I’ve used, that you can use too:
Taking it back to basics is to remember the same passion and enthusiasm you had for photography when you were a beginner. Before you got your mind clouded by “rules” and the opinion of “experts”.
What is the best way to edit and process your photos?
Part 4: How to gain creative confidence in yourself as a photographer.
When I’m in a shitty mood, here are three things I do to feel more happiness and joy in my life:
When in doubt, keep it simple.
I think photography is one of the ultimate forms of self therapy. Why?
I changed my middle name to Seneca, as an homage to my stoic master — for helping me find more peace, tranquility, purpose, and strength in my life.
Apply these simple photography composition tips to your photography today:
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Decisive: being able to make a decision. Moment: Time, momentum, brief period of time.
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The problem we face as photographers: we only think inside the box, inside the frame.
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To make better street photos, integrate more negative space.
Why do I love street photography? For me — street photography is applied zen philosophy.
Dear friend, An idea: to truly become a unique species of photographer or visual artist — creatively isolate yourself.
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A theory: to succeed in today’s capitalist economy, you must be creative.
I’m currently teaching myself Gestalt Theory, a principle mostly applied to designers. Here are some ideas which can make you see the visual world from a design standpoint:
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Dear friend, A good way to stay inspired in your photography — realize that your first million photos will probably be your worst.