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I’ve been thinking about this one for several weeks now. I held a class a while ago and one of the students asked the question, what was the hardest shoot that any of us had done. I didn’t answer him in class because I loved the question and thought that it deserved some time thinking about. But I did tell him that it would make a great blog post. Continue reading
Yeah, yeah, I know. Another long period between blog posts and another promise not to wait so long. I’ve been lacking any sense of creativity lately and today’s post is my epiphany about it.
But, sometimes, a topic will grab a hold of me and I can’t let it go until I write about it but sometimes I need to spend a lot of time thinking and meditating on that topic. And that’s okay. In fact, the last time this happened, it was something that Tony, one of my Polarizing Images co-hosts, said on another podcast, This Ain’t Iowa. I couldn’t get it out of my damn head and, after talking with Tony about it, our podcast was born. Continue reading
So it finally happened. My camera – my trusted sidekick – has been slowly dying for the past couple of years. Like an old man near the end of his life, struggling with each step but surely getting slower and slower with waning function, my camera has been starting to fail on a regular basis. This is its eulogy: it deserves no less. Continue reading
A Remarkable Challenge for 2012
What does opening a bottle of wine, a photography vlog, my favorite food blog, and the word remarkable have in common?
Quite a bit, actually. Continue reading
Well, it’s a couple of days past Christmas now and, hopefully, you have gotten some new gear or even a new camera. Whether it was a gift from someone else or a gift to yourself, there comes a sense of renewed energy and interest when you get to play with new stuff.
I know, I know… we always talk about how a photographer should be able to shoot with anything and it’s not the equipment, but sometimes we need to get that new camera body or lens to renew our excitement and interest. Continue reading
I didn’t start out researching Monet or travel photography. Really, I didn’t. It’s strange, though, how a simple search for one piece of information reveals other things that sends your brain reeling into new directions. It’s unforeseen and, often, once the new thought grips you, you just can’t let it go. Continue reading