Mind and Matter The source of this series, Breaking the Block, stems from an internal analysis that I’ve recently done while thinking about the months-long creative funk that I’ve been experiencing. In all of my creative life as a working photographer, I can’t recall suffering from as strong of a block as this one. For a while, I embraced it [...]
It's time for a fresh photo tip and this one's all about looking for natural frames to create more unique compositions. Here's the thing about us photographers: we're very excitable. We spend a bunch of time thinking about what gear to pack for a shoot, then we spend time getting to the location, and then we go nuts taking photos. [...]
Today, Adobe announced updates to Lightroom (CC and Classic) and Photoshop, delivering a variety of new improvements and tools, including an exciting new feature called “Profiles”. As an Adobe beta tester, I’ve had the opportunity to build and test these creative profiles for a few months and am VERY excited that it’s available for everyone to use. To celebrate the [...]
It is undeniable to say that social media has had a profound and lasting impact on how photographers grow and conduct business. In some cases, it has led to a boom in prosperity and popularity. In other cases, it has had seriously negative impacts. My co-host, Sharky James, and I are covering two stories that fall under this theme for [...]
If I had to summarize the theme for Episode 28 of the No Name Photo Show, it'd be "Dumb Things That Photographers Do." I'll just leave it at that. Enjoy! Show notes can be found here.
It seems like a few times a year, word spreads about a social network that promises to solve all of the pain points with the existing juggernaughts: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc. Recently, the darling social network that's gaining lots of buzz is Vero (even though it has been around for a few years). Sharky and I discuss our initial experiences [...]