Color is the way our eyes perceive how energetic light waves are.
A sunset. A flag. The eyes of your beloved. That shiny new car.
The feelings they inspire happen when something inside you is triggered by a particular variation in the frequency and energy of light waves.
Last year at Photoshop World, I was introduced to Jeremy Cowart’s work by a close friend who considers Cowart a big influence on his own work. I liked what I saw and began following Cowart’s blog. Recently, he was named the Most Socially Influential Photographer on the Internet. Cowart responded to this accolade with tremendous […]
Everything in an image is important. Everything.
So, even if you have this beautiful band of color in the middle, everything matters all the way to the edges.
I love my GoPro cameras. One is a constant companion in my backpack. A few years ago, I had an idea to shoot a behind-the-scenes time lapse of my near constant travel (e.g. coming/going to the airport, planes taking off/landing). I put fifteen or so videos in the can but soon gave up on the […]
Build your own Raspberry Pi powered touchscreen digital camera with interchangeable lenses! — SnapPiCam As you look at the photo above, I am sure some of you are thinking … “I have no use for such an odd beast.” Think again. A while back, I wrote about what I hope to see when GoPro releases […]
Where to start? “In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.” Hmmm. Like New Zealand, parts of Iceland certainly feel like Middle Earth; more on that in a future post. I suppose, like Bilbo, it is best that I start at the beginning. Some months ago, my friend Geoffrey Orthwein told me he […]
As I have done every spring since I was a kid, I hunkered down with my family to watch the The Oscars a few weeks back. Always interesting, the 2014 event featured three nominees whose personal stories should serve as an inspiration to creatives of every stripe. As you consider their stories, think about the […]