For my New Years Resolution, I want to allow myself the opportunity to exercise myself creatively more than I have in the past year. So whether it be an old photo post-processed, a new photo I’ve taken throughout the day, or even drawing things to share on my blog–I want to do it.
After posting my recent article on diptychs, I received this curious e-mail from a reader. Graham writes: Diptychs are hard because of how multifaceted your ideas need to be in order to avoid literal messages of your juxtaposed pieces. I personally struggled with the brainstorming phase of what I wanted to do and ended up […]
It was in high school that I decided pursuing a career in art wasn’t for me. Throughout my life I always loved drawing: sketching out portraits and coming up with comics. While I excelled in art classes throughout middle school and even at my grade level classes in high school, for some reason I never thought […]
I’m guilty for being a serial filterer on nearly all my Instagram photos. But I’m of the school of thought that believes filtering can enhance the intrinsic value of your shot. When used purposefully, it can be a great tool for story telling, setting mood, framing context, all of the above. However, there are a ton […]
Today I received an inquiry from someone who stumbled upon my portfolio and e-mailed me seeking advice on how to make a breakthrough into event photography. Here’s what he writes: To be honest, I’ve never really received inquiries like this but I felt like publicizing this post for other photographers pursuing a similar line of […]
Sometimes you just have to put aside being a photographer and enjoy the show–blurry photos or not. Photographers have a hard time with this concept, especially event photographers like myself. We get caught up in our next best photos that we never get to experience events with our own eyes anymore. Mayer Hawthorne’s concert did well […]