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Photo Tip: Shoot the same things a thousand times

In Architecture, Photo Tip, Urban by Brian Matiash2 Comments

Depending on how much mental fortitude you have, thinking about how to photograph something that has already been photographed a thousand times in a unique way could prove to be… daunting. And, to a degree, that is rightfully an appropriate reaction. In these instances, I find that it helps to think about this endeavor the same way many adventurers think …

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Joy In The Least Likely of Places

In Architecture, Travel by Brian Matiash2 Comments

Today is my second day back since returning from my two weeks traveling around Morocco. I’m still overly jet-lagged and under-caffeinated. I did end up waking up at 3AM, which gave me more than enough time to start culling and editing photos from the trip. I’ll come right out and say that this trip to Morocco is possibly my least …

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Photo Tip: Finding Inspiration Within The Ordinary

In Architecture, Photo Tip, Urban by Brian Matiash12 Comments

I suspect that more than a few of you will be able to relate to this story and that is exactly why I want to share it. I was recently in a pretty gnarly funk that I couldn’t shake. That tends to happen whenever I find myself having to be creative on a deadline and the ol’ muse just isn’t cooperating. I just couldn’t get into a groove and it quickly became apparent that nothing productive was going to happen…

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Times Square From Above

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I miss the Times Square of my youth. Sure, it was a bit seedier, although it’s still seedy, just in a more family-friendly way. Maybe seedy isn’t the right word to best describe the area when I was younger. Grittier, maybe? It wasn’t always a place that you really wanted to be at and while that may still be the …