Be Courageous In Your Art, Photography, and Life

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 […]

This Week in Photography 11th March 2012

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

A Hermetic View of What Makes An Image or Work of Art Great

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 […]

iPhoneography and MagCloud For Photographers

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 Appleā€™s iPhone Can Be a Fun, Useful Camera for Photography Pros covering my ideas on why we should […]

The Dilemmas of Digital Image Making

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 […]

HP’s MagCloud Self-Publishing Service Can Be Great for Photographers

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.