Skip to content

creativity

Do a seven-day challenge to quickly boost your creativity
Feel like you’re stuck in a rut with your photography? A quick photography challenge could be just what you need...
Six ways to work through creative block
In the world of photography and visual content creation, the pressure to develop fresh new ideas can be an unending...
Portrait Tips: Just get in the water!
I recently moved back to Cache Valley, UT, which is where I started my photography business 12 years ago. It...
What is your WHY for photography?
Fellow Photofocus author Lauri Novak recently wrote a post about asking for critique on images and it kind of got...
Are you creating for yourself?
How much time do you spend creating for yourself? If you are running a photography business, my guess is the...
Mind Your Own Business: Deb Sandidge discusses the process of creativity
Welcome to Mind Your Own Business, the podcast that helps photographers improve their business and their lives. Today, we chat...
New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 31 (plus a free gift)
Learn every day. You don't know what you don't know and learning is going to unlock these skills. 15 minutes...
New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 30
This one's important to me, and I think you need to try it as well. Volunteer and make a real...
New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 29
It would be best if you acknowledged ignorance, and I don't mean to acknowledge the people that you find difficult...
New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 28
Creativity goes hand in hand with copyright. It's the foundation for everything that we do. You need to understand copyright,...
New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 27
If RAW video is not an option, the next best thing is shooting log or logarithmic because it gives you...
New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 26
Every video and photo job can benefit from the practice of project management. It lets you take control.  Formal study...

Six ways to work through creative block

In the world of photography and visual content creation, the pressure to develop fresh new ideas can be an unending challenge. Creative block is a daily reality for many photographers and artists regardless how common, extraordinary or abstract the subject

Read More

Portrait Tips: Just get in the water!

I recently moved back to Cache Valley, UT, which is where I started my photography business 12 years ago. It was incredibly satisfying to receive calls for portraits from clients I hadn’t seen in nearly a decade. Dream photoshoot I

Read More

What is your WHY for photography?

Fellow Photofocus author Lauri Novak recently wrote a post about asking for critique on images and it kind of got me thinking. What is your WHY for photography? Have you ever thought about WHY you take photos? I mean there

Read More
Grosse Pointe Sunrise Evanston

Are you creating for yourself?

How much time do you spend creating for yourself? If you are running a photography business, my guess is the answer is not much or not as much as you’d like. Even as a hobby photographer, are you able to

Read More

New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 29

It would be best if you acknowledged ignorance, and I don’t mean to acknowledge the people that you find difficult or tell people they’re ignorant on Facebook. What I mean is realize that there is a lot left to learn. 

Read More

New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 28

Creativity goes hand in hand with copyright. It’s the foundation for everything that we do. You need to understand copyright, and nothing is more critical to your success longterm than understanding what this means when it comes to copyright. It’s

Read More

New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 27

If RAW video is not an option, the next best thing is shooting log or logarithmic because it gives you a lot more flexibility. With log, it’s all about control. It gives you more flexibility and capture because it’s going

Read More

New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 26

Every video and photo job can benefit from the practice of project management. It lets you take control.  Formal study There’s a lot of great books and video courses available on project management. This is the formal study of project

Read More

What is your WHY for photography?

Fellow Photofocus author Lauri Novak recently wrote a post about asking for critique on images and it kind of got me thinking. What is your WHY for photography? Have you ever thought about WHY you take photos? I mean there

Read More
Grosse Pointe Sunrise Evanston

Are you creating for yourself?

How much time do you spend creating for yourself? If you are running a photography business, my guess is the answer is not much or not as much as you’d like. Even as a hobby photographer, are you able to

Read More

New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 29

It would be best if you acknowledged ignorance, and I don’t mean to acknowledge the people that you find difficult or tell people they’re ignorant on Facebook. What I mean is realize that there is a lot left to learn. 

Read More

New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 28

Creativity goes hand in hand with copyright. It’s the foundation for everything that we do. You need to understand copyright, and nothing is more critical to your success longterm than understanding what this means when it comes to copyright. It’s

Read More

New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 27

If RAW video is not an option, the next best thing is shooting log or logarithmic because it gives you a lot more flexibility. With log, it’s all about control. It gives you more flexibility and capture because it’s going

Read More

New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 26

Every video and photo job can benefit from the practice of project management. It lets you take control.  Formal study There’s a lot of great books and video courses available on project management. This is the formal study of project

Read More

New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 24

Here’s a piece of technical advice. Invest in lenses. Good glass lasts a long time. I see people continually churning and buying new camera bodies when what they should be doing is investing in good lenses. Lenses control the light,

Read More

New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 23

Join communities, not just online ones. Those are fine, but the reality is so much better. You’re going to want to find communities that you could be a member of user groups, people that share a similar interest in a

Read More

Enter to win a new camera, an education bundle, plus much more!

It’s our birthday, and we want to celebrate with you! Check out our 21st birthday contest and enter to win a new camera, Drobo 8D, X-Rite calibration tools, Xpozer prints, Skylum software and more!

Plus, by entering you’re automatically eligible to win one of our monthly prizes. This month we’re giving away an educational bundle, with. courses from Joel Grimes and Serge Ramelli. You’ll also get a free one-year membership to ThinkTAP Learn!