I got really inspired by the music video: “Bounce Back” by Big Sean. Here is a break-down of some color-combinations and palettes in the film:
Assume you can do anything you put your mind to,
through all the fires and tribulations you’ve come through
I will share some thoughts on how to level up in your photography:
My idols growing up were people who hustled. People who pulled themselves up from their bootstraps. People who didn’t have much, but were able to empower themselves, with their own resourcefulness.
When it comes to personal photography — what is the difference between a truly meaningful and memorable image, and a aimless snapshot?
What is love, and why is it important?
Practical photography composition tips you can try out:
I’m the first to admit that in the past, I gave far too many fudge ice cream cones what others thought of me, my photography, and my art.
For today’s composition lesson, we will discuss the Golden Rectangle.
A philosophy I have in photography and life is to strip away the superfluous.
In your heart you got all that power,
Let it bloom and just count the flowers
Never doubt yourself; you’re empowered.
Know that, the world is ours.
You have all this power hidden in your heart and soul — you want to let it free.
How do we live a good life, especially in the context of photography?
A distillation of everything I’ve learned about photography:
You’re living in that 21st century,
futuristic fly shit
You got a NASA computer in your back pocket
I’ve been really into poetry lately — and think there is an interesting cross-over between poetry and photography.
Writing is fucking hard. Far more unnatural than writing, photographing, or any other artistic form.
You’ll never be perfect.
We often aim to become ‘better’ and more complex photographers. But what if the goal was to become more simple and basic photographers?
In life, we are always told to be “efficient”, to be “optimized”, and to “get more stuff done”.
I want to write you a letter with some personal thoughts on love.
It is easy to give time to others— but do you give time to yourself?
When I need inspiration, I look to Muhammad Ali — the great fighter and champion of human rights:
The problem with today’s world with social media— we quantify our self-worth with others.
I want to write you a letter on how to be patient.
Many of us are self-conscious when it comes to our street photography — meaning, we think about ourselves too much when we shoot.
I want to give you 3 simple street photography suggestions/tips:
I wanted to write you a letter on how to make your dreams come true.
What if we conquered all of our fears in life?
I want to give you reasons why you should (and more important, should not attend a workshop by me):