In this post I am going to lay the ground work for a road map of sorts. It’s really just a random stream of ideas designed to help you navigate that most difficult of journeys – the one to creativity. I’ve made several attempts at this here on Photofocus. This is just another in what […]

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In January, many of us make resolutions to get more exercise. That’s a good idea. But don’t forget the photographic exercises. Here, I’ve created a list of 20 creativity and photography exercises that you can work on all year long. I want to warn you that some of them are rather ethereal. Don’t let that […]

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This is a recurring theme here at Photofocus. Having fun with cameras can make you a better photographer. Relaxing, believing in yourself and being free with your photography will make you a better shooter. In other words – make photographs like a five-year-old. Saying that is easy. Doing it is hard. Here are some tips […]

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    I have written on this topic before and must admit, it’s a hot button for me. Since it’s on my mind I don’t know what to do about it other than to write about it. I am disturbed at the relentless pursuit of something “new” by younger photographers. Don’t get me wrong. I […]

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I heard Guy Kawasaki say this once. It never left me. He’s right of course. Every boat is safest in the harbor – but boats aren’t meant to sit in the harbor. Boats are designed to go sail the ocean blue. So while it’s safer to sit in the harbor, all the action is OUT […]

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a guest post by Amar Ramesh. Amar is one of our Emerging Photographer of the Year finalists and a fine photographer. I hope you enjoy the post. By anrb.zenfolio.com Follow Amar on Twitter @AmarRamesh We are all born creative beings. As we grow and develop we either nurture this gift and […]

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Creativity is a big concept for a photo blog. We spend so much time fighting upgrade fatigue, learning new software, working out new techniques that we often have very little time for creativity. But just taking note that we need to think about creativity isn’t enough. How do we go about it? Everyone goes about […]

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