Here we are – back on the creative train. I’m visiting this theme at least monthly now because I think it’s just as important as knowing what lens to use or what camera body to buy. I actually think it’s more important than either. Knowing how to be creative starts with one simple thought – […]

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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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