Posts Tagged: art photography

Sarah Small and the Power of Connections

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I talk a lot about how photography gives us the opportunity to connect with the world around us in ways we might not otherwise be able to, or be comfortable with.  NYC-based artist/photographer, Sarah Small found such a connection in her friend and model, Sandy.  Sarah sent out a note today, informing her mailing list… Read more »

Should Photographers Produce Limited Editions?

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In this guest post by Andrew Stearns, he asks us to think about the medium of photography and our ability as artists to widely replicate and distribute our work. Specifically, he wants us to question the practice of limited editions where photographic fine art is concerned. When you start thinking about producing your photographic images… Read more »

Photoshop Artistry Gallery Event

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  The people behind the Photoshop Artistry Fine-Art Grunge course (a big hit with a lot of our readers), have announced a gallery event, LIGHT: Changing the Way We Consume Art, to be held March 28th through May 4th, 2014, at Hraben House / 3R Gallery in Fort Wayne, Indiana, which will coincide with the… Read more »

Buy Real Art, or Make Your Own

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My wife and I were strolling through Bryant Park the other evening, on the hunt for a Christmas gift for our daughter.  Every year, the park is transformed into a “Holiday Village,” complete with ice skating rink, giant Christmas tree, and over one-hundred vendors selling everything from food to arts and crafts.  It’s so much… Read more »

Photoshop Artistry Course Just Got Better

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  First off, this photo (above) is something I created just today!  I’ve just completed Module 3 of the Photoshop course I told you about previously.  It’s called, Photoshop Artistry: Fine-Art Grunge Composition and it is hands-down, the BEST creative Photoshop course I’ve tried.  I used some of the new techniques I’ve learned to put… Read more »

Todd Hido on Excerpts From Silver Meadows

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I was at the Strand bookstore last night and opened up Todd Hido’s Excerpts From Silver Meadows.  What an impressive piece of work.  In all honesty, it kind of blew my mind.  See, it’s not any single image that does it, but the presentation, and sequencing of the images really takes you on a strange… Read more »

Good Links

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  Photos, Like Life, Blurred and Re-Envisioned:  After a brain injury, Brian Nice started to see the world differently. My Point of View:  Brian’s blog.

How to Make a Book With Steidl

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I’ve just finished watching, How to Make a Book With Steidl, for the second time in about two weeks.  You can find it on Netflix and elsewhere.  I want to recommend it for a variety of reasons. Candid discussions with some of the great photographers about their work A view of the thought processes of… Read more »

Creating Canvas-Quality Art

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If you’ve been keeping up, you know that I’ve been taking a new online course in Fine-Art Photoshop techniques.  I haven’t gotten though 1/3 of it yet, but I’m already starting to get the idea of what is possible, even for a guy like me who’s generally more interested in straight photography than composite work… Read more »

Getting Artistic With Photoshop

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I recently began taking Sebastian Michaels’ new course, on Fine-Art Grunge Photoshop, and am already very impressed.  When I started taking the course, I was expecting to see a series of simple how-to videos, but the course goes beyond that.  I asked Michaels to talk about his approach, and the approach he wants his students… Read more »