Monthly Archives: January 2015

Creativity Enhancers: Beyond the Obvious

Nature has a challenge for all of us. So much of its beauty can be so beguiling that we only see what appears first. I have been caught by this at times so that I only photographed the obvious. This … Continue reading

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Creativity Enhancers and Killers

I'm not sure why, but it seems like lately I have been thinking a lot about what enhances our creativity as nature photographers and what kills it. There are a lot of things to talk about, so I am going … Continue reading

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Art and Craft

Craft in photography is gear, technique, skill in using the camera, understanding things like exposure and depth of field, and so forth. Craft is how you control the image so that it expresses what you want it to express. As … Continue reading

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Experiments

I really believe that nature and photography offer us opportunities to learn as long as we are willing to explore both. For some of you, that learning may mean basics such as controlling depth of field through more than f-stops … Continue reading

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