Be Courageous In Your Photography, and Life Doing good photography is risky. Living a full life is risky. But can you really be happy doing anything less? The Oxford dictionary defines courage as “the ability to do something that frightens one; bravery” and as “strength in the face of pain or grief”. If you think [...]
Below are some online articles that caught my eye over the last week: 25 Wonderful Black and White Countryside Landscapes http://www.lightstalking.com/25-wonderful-black-and-white-countryside-landscapes 40+ Amazing Free and Premium Mac Apps for Photography http://www.tripwiremagazine.com/2012/03/mac-apps-for-photographers.html Chernokids http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ay73ezX7HKc My attention was elsewhere this week, like the next issue of DIMi magazine, and so the list is short
Yesterday I was in a conversation with my closest friend, Steve Danzig, about how art affects us. I put forward to him what makes a work of art or a photograph great and it got me really thinking about it. So in this post I want to explore that. For those who don’t know, Hermeticism [...]
As you might know, I blog for HP on their Professional Photography blog. My two recent posts have been: MagCloud and Publishing for Photographers covering my experience using MagCloud to produce the DIMi print edition and Why Apple’s iPhone Can Be a Fun, Useful Camera for Photography Pros covering my ideas on why we should [...]
My latest article on the HP Professional Photography blog covers the real reasons why photography competitions are worth entering.
I must admit to being deeply conflicted as a digital image maker. I love the image making. But, and this is a big but, I really hate the physical stuff necessary to present my work, like printing and framing. Truly and profoundly hate it. Photographers and digital artists come in all sorts of shapes and [...]
Part 2 of the Keeping Organised article is now up on the HP Professional Photography Blog. This part concentrates on the hardware side for photographers: storage, servers and backup and looks at some the the equipment HP offers in this area.
My latest post on the HP Professional Photography blog is entitled ‘How Photography Pros Stay Organised in a Multimedia World, Part 1‘ and covers the software side of finding images. Part 2 will look at local server solutions and more to look after the hardware side.
My latest post on the HP Professional Photography blog concerns my observations about how changing attitudes across generations is having a more profound effect on photography than technological change is.
My latest article on the HP Professional Photography blog covers how photographers can make good use of HP’s MagCloud, a site that prints magazines on demand. The reality is that this site offers huge potential for photographers beyond the obvious, of self-publishing a magazine.
My latest post on the HP Professional Photography blog is on finding ways to integrate the other passions you have in your life with your photography. Doing so adds many benefits.
My latest post on the HP Professional Photography blog (http://h30507.www3.hp.com/t5/Professional-Photography/It-Is-Time-for-a-Camera-with-Apps/ba-p/89041) discusses the potential benefits from camera manufacturers enabling the development of apps on their cameras using published APIs (application programming interface).
My latest post on the HP Professional Photography blog addresses the issues of why it is now fashionable to get down and dirty with your images. View the article by following this link or use this link http://h30507.www3.hp.com/t5/Professional-Photography/Why-Grungy-Photos-Are-Back-in-Fashion/ba-p/87365
My latest article on the HP Professional Photography blog is on passion, what it is, why it matters and how to find it. Passionate Photography article
My latest post on the HP Professional Photography blog is on our frame of mind and how this relates to our photography and more directly to our business in tough times.
My latest post on the HP Pro Photography blog is on the topic of courage in your photography and in life in general.
The next part in my photography business series has appeared on the HP Pro Photography blog. This one looks at tablets, like the iPad, and their potential for photographers. http://h30507.www3.hp.com/t5/Professional-Photography/The-Photography-Business-Part-12-How-Tablet-Computers-Are/ba-p/83323
The Photography Business, Part 11: Contemporary Art Photography as a Business is now up on the HP Pro Photography blog. It discusses how to approach contemporary art use of photography.
Part 10 of my photography business series on the HP Pro Photo blog is now up and looks at the fine art photography business. Part 11 will look at contemporary art photography.
Part 8 of my Photography Business is up on the HP Pro Photo blog. It is on the topic of manufacturing and selling photo-based products.
Part 7 of my photography business series on the HP Professional Photography blog is now up. It covers turning services into products.
The Photography Business, Part 6: Changing Your Range of Services is now up on the HP Pro Photo blog.
Part 5 of my photography business series is up on the HP Professional Photography blog. It is on the topic of whether to diversify or specialise.
Part 4 of this growing series on the business of photography is now up on the HP Professional Photography blog.
The third part of my photography business series is up on the HP Pro Photo blog. It is on the topic of what to charge for your photography products and services.
An article from today on Fast Company presents some really interesting information about smart phone takeup rates and market penetration, so I recommend you go to the article and look it over. It has me thinking about many things to do with the iPhone and iPad. What it shows is that while smart phones are [...]
I’ve started a new series on the HP professional photography blog about the business of photography. Somewhat controversial in places, I try to spell things out bluntly.
For us creative types there is a real compulsion to create. Exercising our creativity is also a key to maintaining our balance and harmony.
My latest post on the HP Pro Photo blog is up on the topic of Creativity, Composition and Design. Enjoy.
My latest article on the HP Pro Photography Blog is on print longevity.