A new territory I’m experimenting in discovering with is parenting philosophy. That is, how should one raise one’s child?[Read more…] about What is good for you is also good for your kids.
I want to become the first photographer to do a good suburb street photography project:[Read more…] about SUBURB STREET PHOTOGRAPHY PROJECT
Use this information to iterate, and change/improve and do differently next time.
A thought with the new cinematic mode on iPhone and just the trend towards YouTube and film/cinema streaming services:
Invest in cinema.
For example, the new LUMIX S cameras or micro 4/3rds cameras for vlogging or cinema. 24fps or 60fps, and 4k or even 5k.
Ironically enough in 2021 and beyond, MORE people are watching films series and shows (consider all the online streaming services).
Invest in cinema and video — the way of the future.
If you want a photo idea: just go on a hike and bring your camera along.[Read more…] about In Praise of Hiking and Photography
The reason why notions of improvement in self improvement are good as this: the tells us that we can grow, evolve, and become stronger. In a world where you cannot improve, you have no free will and you are destined to the fates.
Then, improvement in our photography seems to be the goal. But what does this mean and how can we do it?[Read more…] about HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY
When it comes to investing, why do we feel like we need to make prudent monetary investments towards the future? The problem with investing towards the future is this: the future is uncertain, but your present today self is certain.
I say that the best investing is self investing towards yourself with a more definite end.[Read more…] about INVESTING.
Every time you make a new photo, you are innovating in your photography. Then the goal is for you to keep innovating by making new photos.[Read more…] about 6 TIPS HOW TO BECOME A MORE INNOVATIVE PHOTOGRAPHER
Let us not be fooled: social media is the matrix.
If you desire more happiness, productivity, well-being and power, you must unplug yourself from the social media matrix. A simple and modest step: delete your Instagram.
Stop listening to podcasts because it will crowd out your own unique thoughts. Better to listen to music than podcasts, because music has the power to uplift and motivate you, whereas podcasts are designed to tell you why what you’re doing is wrong.[Read more…] about SOCIAL MEDIA IS THE MATRIX.
One of the best ways to improve your photographic composition is to sketch them. A simple way to do this on your iPhone or iPad is this: when you see a photo you like, screenshot it then draw on top of it.[Read more…] about HOW TO SKETCH YOUR PHOTOS
Nieztsche talks about the “grand style” in art and aesthetics. I’m not quite sure what that is, but I know the notion of style is very important to me. Why?
Style as a stamp of you.[Read more…] about How to Develop Your Own Photographic Style
If you upload your photos online, you’re a photography entrepreneur. Then assuming that we are all in a stream of becoming, then the question is:
[Read more…] about 7 Tips How to Become More Entrepreneurial in Your Photography
How can we become MORE entrepreneurial in our photography and life?
Looking at the Polestar electric car (owned by a Chinese company, who also owns Volvo)–
Why and how are Chinese companies so innovative?
Some thoughts:[Read more…] about Why Are Chinese Companies So Innovative?
A simple end —
Strive to empower other photographers.
Or in other words:
[Read more…] about EMPOWER OTHER PHOTOGRAPHERS.
Empower other photographers as you wish you were empowered starting off or though your photographic journey.
Things you do for the sake of it (doing it is the reward in itself), rather than doing it for ‘rewards’.[Read more…] about AUTOTELIC.
If you share your photos online, you’re a photography entrepreneur.[Read more…] about ALL PHOTOGRAPHERS ARE ENTREPRENEURS
How do we know what to do or what we should do? Simple — figure it out as you’re blogging.[Read more…] about FIGURE IT OUT *AS* YOU’RE BLOGGING
A personal thing:
[Read more…] about Why Doesn’t Anything Ever Satisfy Me?
No matter how good something is, it is never good enough for me.
What is it that we are searching for or seeking for? I believe it is searching for the upside without the downside. Or maximizing the upside while limiting the downside.[Read more…] about UPSIDE WITHOUT THE DOWNSIDE.
Let us realize and recognize that everything is always a work in progress. In fact, when are creative projects are done, it is quite anti-climactic. In fact, the ultimate completion to life is death.
For example, what is the best iPhone and the most perfect iPhone? The one that will come out a year or two from now. And at least for our lifetimes, Apple will certainly be continuing to make new iPhones ad infinitum.[Read more…] about COMPLETION IS DEATH.
A thought: when a parent buys a child a toy because they feel bad about not spending enough time with them, what is it that they’re doing? Actually what they are doing is taking the money they earn from their day job, that is their hourly wage, and transferring that time into a product. and what is the most valuable asset for a parent to do with their child? Spend time with them. Thus, what money is is simply codified time.[Read more…] about Money is Time-Technology