It’s time to jump-start your photographic vision. Here’s a fun photo assignment that will absolutely help. You will need another photographer to complete this assignment. But not just any photographer will do. You need a special photographer. You need a kid! That’s right – a kid! Go get your son, daughter, niece, nephew or neighbor […]

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When you decide to make a photograph, who are you making the photograph for? Are you making it for yourself, a client, posterity, or perhaps, you’re making it to impress the folks at the camera club? Whoever you are shooting “for,” make sure you understand that THEY are your AUDIENCE. They (in this case, even […]

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I’m a Seth Godin fan. If you get a chance, read any of his books (Tribesis one of my favorites.) They are usually quite inspiring to me. He said something recently that gave me an idea. “The best ideas come out of the corner of our eye, the edge of our consciousness, in a flash. […]

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One of the things that helped me improve my photography was learning how to stop, pause, reset my brain, breathe deep, take a moment and look more closely. It’s always intoxicating to walk up on a visually-exciting scene. Whether it’s a hot model, a beautiful mountain or field of flowers, the temptation to machine gun […]

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Trust me – this is photography-related. I went to a writer’s conference last month. I was there to support a friend. The conference featured several very famous authors who gave readings from their published works. They also taught workshops, discussing technique and craft. There were many similarities between the writer’s workshop and several photography workshops […]

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Copyright Scott Bourne 2010 – All Rights Reserved I judge many photo contests. I also critique photos on a regular basis. When a photographer stands in front of me and feels the need to explain their photo, I know I’m in trouble. You see, if you have true photographic vision, you have clarity and if […]

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The next time you ooh and ah over a DSLR remember that even the fanciest of cameras are more about imagination, vision and wonder then they are pixels, engineering and technology. ________________ This post sponsored by the Digital SLR Store

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