Category - Photography Clips

AI Photography

Let’s explore the blend of AI and photography. As AI changes the way we capture and enhance images, does it add to or take away from the authenticity...

Patience is a Virtue

Patience is not only a virtue among photographers, but a requirement. No matter how frustrating things become, keep searching for creative...

Atmosphere in Your Photography

Atmosphere is important to photography, but not in the way that you think. This is what shifts your thoughts and feelings to align best with your...

Deliberate Mistakes

There are many techniques, like overexposure, that can look like mistakes when they’re not done right. Here’s how to use them so they look purposeful!

Location! Location! Location!

Let’s discover why the best photos often come from unexpected places. This article challenges the myth that location is everything in photography...

Doing the Work

In photography, getting caught up in the allure of new gadgets and trending techniques is easy. However, a year’s worth of retrospection often reveals...

The Unforgettable Lesson

In my grade school days, I had a firecracker of a teacher whose startling desk-slaps and "Pay attention!" outbursts seemed over the top back then. Yet...

Through Ansel Adams’ Lens

Ansel Adams isn't just a photography legend; he's a teacher who helps us see the world in a whole new way. His tips make your photos better, and they...

Old Images, New Perspectives

Apply new perspectives to old images, and surprising things may happen. A lifetime of growth and experiences can help us see potential we didn’t notice...

Life is the Source

There are many ways to approach photography projects. Letting them spring from life itself may be among the best ways to create an organic story.

A New Way to Look at Individuality

Individuality may mean adjusting our styles to suit the photograph rather than making each photograph fit our styles. Learn my thoughts here!

Capturing the Wind

Are there ways beyond motion blur and freeze frames to imply a sense of motion? There are—and here are my thoughts on how to use them.

You See Differently

Viewers can’t see everything that the photographer sees in his or her own images. The art comes from trying to make them see.

Prints Aren’t Going Anywhere

There is a lot of buzz about the death of prints—but they’re not going anywhere soon. Here are my thoughts on why they’re here to stay.

Evergreen

What’s the difference between evergreen content and timely content? Is one better than the other? Here are my thoughts, both on marketing and...

Experiential Art

Experiential art is the act of creating art through the lens of our own experience—and it’s a great way to create what hasn’t been done before.

Searching for Meaning

Prioritizing the search for meaning may be the secret to creating insightful images. Find out more about my thoughts here!

The Best Laid Plans

We all make plans to do photography, but life has a habit of changing those plans. Adaptability is key—and it takes a variety of forms.

Extreme Familiarity

While some may say that returning to the same places is boring, building greater levels of familiarity enables us to tell richer, deeper photographic...

Seize the Day

Sometimes creativity is all about having a positive mindset—which can be challenging! Here are my thoughts on maintaining that mindset.

Opportunities are Fleeting

Photographic opportunities can be fleeting. It’s on us to take these opportunities as much as we can so that we don’t miss all that potential.

The Dangers of Sunk Cost Fallacy

Sunk cost fallacy is a phenomenon that can lead photographers to doing all kinds of crazy things. Here are thoughts to help you avoid it.

Experiencing People

Sometimes experiencing people, getting to know them, leads to photographic opportunities. Here are thoughts on how people can inspire.

Branching Projects and Spinoffs

Free flowing creativity is a wonderful thing. It’ll lead you to exploring creative branches you never would have imagined. Here’s how to keep it all...

Feeling What You Photograph

Is it possible that we can apply the lessons of musicians to photography? Here’s a quick thought to help you add emotion to your photographs.

Don’t Discount the Trip

If we apply the idea of “the hero’s journey” to photography, we find something surprising: It’s not always the destination that counts, but the path we...