Quitting Social Media as an Artist? Quitting social media as an artist, as a content creator, maybe even as a business. Is this a good idea? Is it even realistic in 2021 if you're trying to build an audience or a platform where you can share your art; your work? I've been thinking about this … [Read more...] about Quitting Social Media as an Artist?
Creativity is one of my favorite parts of life. Since my early days in elementary school, being creative has always been one of the most essential parts of my existence. (whoa, heavy) My Other Creative Pursuits Music Before I got serious about photography I was a professional musician for … [Read more...] about Journal Entry: Is Your Photography Creative?
Ideas - precious gifts for creatives. They are too valuable to ignore, thinking that you'll get to it later. Best to write it down while it's still fresh on your mind. This Book is Perfect for You! … [Read more...] about INSPIRED – Episode 42 – Ideas
It's more common these days to be excited and gush over all the new gear that comes along. Fujifilm has come out recently with two new versions of their cameras; the X-Pro3 and the newest, the X100V. Fujifilm took two cameras of which I thought were pretty great as the were, and they made them even … [Read more...] about Revisiting Unremembered Gear
Creativity... I'm gonna get right into it. I've said it before; over-planning can kill any project; any goal; any dream. Planning can give you plenty of excuses to keep putting things off. Thinking about, and trying to get all your ducks in a row can make you feel like you're working on it, but it's … [Read more...] about Creativity – Action Beats Planning
I've loved beeing a creative person ever since I can remember. I think all kids start out that way. Some of us strive to continue to maintain that level of creativity in our lives. I was thinking about it today and decided to put the question out there…. does being active in other creative fields … [Read more...] about Photography Matters Ep 78 – Can Other Creative Fields Fuel Your Photography?
Inspiration • Creativity • Passion Those three words pretty much sum up what my creative pursuits consists of. Those are the three building blocks that really keep me moving forward; they inspire me; compel me to stay creative; to get up everyday with the thoughts of, what am I going to make today? … [Read more...] about Inspiration • Creativity • Passion
Creativity; it's one of the most important building blocks of life. Okay, that's a little heavy, I'll try and keep this focused (see what I did there) on Photography. … [Read more...] about Photography Matters Ep 60 – CREATIVITY
Man, so many new cameras have been announced recently; and these are some pretty interesting bodies. Quite the buzz online these days about all this new gear... it can make one's head spin. For me though, having all these new cameras announced so closely together; and with all the social media … [Read more...] about Photography Matters Ep 44 – Vision
One of the most important things in life is to have fun! Photography, art, creativity... these things are very fun. Are you having fun? … [Read more...] about Photography Matters Ep 41 – Fun, Creativity, Passion
Technology is this fast track now, getting faster everyday; mostly with the purpose of making our lives easier; making the things we love to do... easier. But when it comes to things you really care about, like photography, or just being creative... is "easy" really the way you want to go with … [Read more...] about Photography Matters Ep 39 – Does Easier = Better?
I've been thinking about this topic for a while now, and recently started noticing other photographers talk about this topic on their podcasts and videos, so I thought I would throw my thoughts into the mix. I'm also interested in hearing your thoughts and stories. Saul Leiter If you're not … [Read more...] about Photography Matters Ep 27 – Why Do We Shoot?