It has been seven years since my book The Passionate Photographer was first released and though I haven’t read the book 🙂 –it has got some good reviews and press. In the year since my photographic journey has taken me to some amazing places and I have learned much. So I’ve decided to update and revise the book with new material gleaned from my recent shooting life and whatever new i…Read On…
Regardless of the subject matter you’re passionate about, another common thread linking great master photographers together is their ability to communicate their own unique personal vision to viewers of their photographs. (more…)
A wise man I met in Japan more than 20 years ago described his process of problem solving. He said that when you are trying to come up with a solution to a problem and you’ve racked your brain and thought out all possibilities but still come up empty…stop. (more…)
When I was 16, I spent a dream summer riding around my Honda 70cc motorcycle with an all-mechanical Nikon FM with 35mm f/2.8 lens dangling from my neck. I say “dream” because documenting community life for a local weekly newspaper at the time and getting paid for the priviledge was as good as it gets, I thought. All I ever wanted to do was take pictures.
There are many examples of inspiration that speak to the theory of getting through a volume of work to produce something worthwhile and satisfying. The whole idea of finding a theme was outlined in many of the passion postings, and photographer Robert Frank, arguably one of the most influential photographers or our time, devoted two years of road trips in 1955 and 1956 across the Unit…Read On…