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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

In Architecture by Brian Matiash0 Comments

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 …

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Day 2 in Reine, Norway

In Architecture, Landscape by Brian Matiash0 Comments

The weather on our second day in Reine was a bit different than on our first. As Colby describes it, it was “stormy with intermittent sunshine,” but that didn’t keep us from zipping around to different parts of the Lofoten Islands. It’s so cool to see how intricately and thoughtfully the Norwegian people have linked each of these islands. It really …

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A Quick Photo Tip: Fill the frame

In Architecture, Landscape by Brian Matiash3 Comments

I wanted to share a quick photo tip with you that can help tremendously when you want to bring attention to your primary subject. Simply, let it hog up your frame. Now, take that in jest for a bit. You obviously don’t want to completely inundate the frame with your primary subject (unless it makes sense to) but instead of …