Category - The Art of Creativity

There’s No Shame in Versatility

Photographers tend to steer clear of labeling themselves as generalists. But could specialization prove limiting? Here are some of my thoughts on this!

Unplanned Photography

In a world where meticulous planning often takes center stage, unplanned photography offers a refreshing counterpoint. It's a thrilling journey into...

The Artistic Struggle

Embarking on a new project often brings a whirlwind of emotions: hesitation, guilt, and the anticipation of artistic struggles. This emotional tapestry...

The True Meaning of Originality

In this day and age of Google Image Search and photographic travel guides, what does it truly mean to be original? Here are my thoughts on originality.

Balancing Perfection

If ever there were a creative devil, it’s perfectionism. Learn how to selectively cut corners to move on to new projects rather than rehashing the old.

Photography for Yourself

Are you truly photographing the things you love, or are you unknowingly letting trends guide you? Here are some thoughts to help you find out!

Finding Inspiration

What is it that has moved you to create photographs in the past? Can you repeat the experience? Here are some thoughts to help you find sources of...

More than Just a Snapshot

Explore the photographer's journey: a fusion of art and technology, where technical mastery meets creative vision. Today's photographers are versatile...

Finding Your Photographic Method

What kind of photographer are you? There are two different ways to go about it as well as variations in between. Read on and you’ll see exactly what I...

Revisiting Your Old Work

Your old images - both your archives and your old favorites - are a window into your past. Revisit those old images to learn something new about your...

Why Do We Take Photographs?

What are your photographic goals? If you’re having trouble deciding, here are some insights about various goals and what it takes to achieve them!

Two Decades

Join a 25-year adventure in photography, where the camera transforms from mere equipment to a storyteller capturing life's moments.

Focus

Feeling down about your latest art project? Don't worry; you're not alone. Learn how to deal with the ups and downs of the creative process and find...

Outdoor vs. Indoor

Join me on a visual journey as we explore the dual delights of photography: the exhilarating adventure of capturing the world through a lens and the...

More Than Just a Pretty Picture

Let’s step into the enriching world of fine art photography, where each frame goes beyond mere beauty, telling stories, evoking emotions, and offering...

Creating a Conversation

Photography is a descriptive medium—and that makes it hard to tell a story. Here are my thoughts on ways to create storytelling interactions within...

From Raw to Refined

In the world of photography, where camera comparisons and unedited RAW captures dominate discussions, lies a captivating paradox. Let's talk about the...

Exploring Angles and Emotions

Exploring the language of photography goes beyond capturing images—it's about weaving emotions through angles. This article delves into the interplay...

The Sublime in the Simple

Photography is not just about capturing the world as it is but seeing it with a fresh perspective, finding stories in the overlooked, and celebrating...

The Photograph You Didn’t Take

Standing at the edge of the Grand Canyon, you find your camera blocking the awe-inspiring view. As you journey through America's varied landscapes, you...

Finding Hidden Gems

Ever feel like life is just a series of big moments, leaving you wondering what's in between? Just like a photograph holds more than what first meets...

Taking Inspiration in New Ways

Inspiration doesn’t have to come from photography alone. Look for it in all aspects of life and from all kinds of people.

The Devil Is in the Details

There are times when the pursuit of technical perfection overshadows the creative side of photography. If perfectionism bogs you down, these thoughts...