This post was adapted from my eBook, Taking Your Portraiture to the Next Level I. Many wedding and family photography portfolios featuring the latest looks, perspectives, posing, and post-processing are nice up to a point. I think we’ve all been interested in viewing what others in our industry are doing. We love looking at pictures,… Read more »
Posts Tagged: philosophy
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 »
From my newsletter: Seems like everyone’s a photographer now. The competition is fierce. Looking for some photography marketing tips? If your goal is to do the type work that seems to be selling right now, and to have a website and portfolio that looks like everyone else’s in your marketplace, then that’s who you’re competing… Read more »
Photography is one of those things that attracts many different kinds of people and personality types. Actually, if you let go of the notion that the word “photographer” can only apply to professionals or those with some degree of expertise, you’ll agree that virtually everyone is a photographer. If you’ve got a camera, and you… Read more »
[This was a segment in my newsletter today. My enthusiasm sometimes overpowers my typing and editing skills, so there were just a couple of typos in the e-mailed copy, which I’ve corrected here. Even if few others noticed, I did. Hopefully I’ve caught them all. I can’t make any promises about the grammar. Please feel… Read more »
I remember when Syl Arena proclaimed that “Still Photography is Dead.” He got all excited about how DSLRs where suddenly capable of shooting quality video, fell in love, thought no one would buy or look at stills anymore (at least that’s how I understood it at the time, but maybe he didn’t really mean it… Read more »
Maybe real is beautiful enough.
I’ve been interested in using masks as props for my images but just a little unsure about how to make something like that work. On the one hand, a mask hides the face and expression, which is not really something I’m interested in. On the other hand, it can help create a feeling of anonymity… Read more »
Lots of talk in the last several days about photography bad-boy, Terry Richardson and his collaborations with pop star, Miley Cyrus. Since the singer’s twerked-out performance at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMA’s), the release of the Richardson-directed Wrecking Ball video, and several raunchy photos shot and posted by Richardson, there’s been a growing outrage… Read more »
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.