Photography and the Creative Life

Photography and the Creative Life

  Nancy Rotenberg’s book, “Photography and The Creative Life”, is one of my most cherished books, a book I refer to often.  It is full of inspiration and passion, Nancy’s passion.  It is not a book about technique, f/stops or shutter speeds. In...
How many do you take?

How many do you take?

Last week, I had a question from a blog reader asking how many images I take from one spot while not moving my tripod.  A good question!  I will start with today’s main blog image as an example.  When I saw this scene, I looked around without a camera for what I...
Chasing Images

Chasing Images

This image was created on the last morning of our workshop.  We went to a different part of the dunes, a part that I am not as attracted to.  While out there, I was fighting old familiar feelings of self doubt. You know, I’m not seeing anything out here, this is...
From Handshakes to Hugs!

From Handshakes to Hugs!

  Yesterday, I spoke about moving beyond the handshake shot.  Today, I thought I’d add a few more examples.  Remember yesterday, I suggested you might ask yourself questions like, do I need the whole bench?  Well?  You decide (see examples below)   And then...