Skip to content

creativity

Get creative with the Inspiracles Photography Inspiration Cards
Thinking outside the box with your photography
Photography inspiration: Chase excellence, not perfection
One subject exploration
Beyond Technique: Gilmar Smith shares how to stay creative
The importance of play
Fractals: Your new must-have
How I spent my Covid-19 ‘vacation’ so far
Invest in your photography skills first, instead of a new camera
Using a 35mm lens for a minimalist gear challenge
Creative block: How to create when you’re not “feeling it”
Photography inspiration: Why do you love photography?

More posts

subject

One subject exploration

There is something to be said for taking the time to really explore a subject. Whether it’s a person for a portrait shoot, flowers for macro photography or one of your favorite architectural structures. It could even be something as

Read More
IMG_9679-McLean-play-featured

The importance of play

Last week, Rohanna came by to help with a project. I had a specific idea and it didn’t take us long to get that part done. I was inspired by my last session with Lexi so we started to improvise.

Read More
Fractal-gear-review-header

Fractals: Your new must-have

Fractals are the new must-haves in my camera bag. I was introduced to Fractals a few years back at WPPI. My friend and fellow photographer, Kathy Mukhopadhyay, bought a set and mentioned that they were doing live demos throughout the trade

Read More
car_camp_flagstaff_P1421502_2560p

How I spent my Covid-19 ‘vacation’ so far

You’ve got to smile or you might cry with the past year of physical distancing. While many things were taken away, Covid-19 gave me new opportunities that would not otherwise have happened. Below I’ll share how I was able to

Read More
Why Your Gear Doesn't Matter - youtube

Your photography gear doesn’t matter

Gear talk is one of those hot topics that still go around in photography circles. The statement that gear doesn’t matter is particularly controversial. On one side of the argument, we have photographers who are more inclined towards the technical

Read More
Cover2

Conceptual Creativity with Dan: A bed of roses

This new Conceptual Creativity series is a collaboration with my friend Daniel Mallard. Dan has been a photojournalist for a major Canadian daily newspaper for over 35 years. In this “Bed of Roses” edition, he is teaching (me and you)

Read More
snow

Creating out of the box snow photos

I used to relish getting out in the cold and snow. But, there is a limit to how much windchill and wind I’ll tolerate. Maybe that makes me not a ‘real’ or ‘serious’ photographer, I’m OK with that. It doesn’t

Read More
IMG_9679-McLean-play-featured

The importance of play

Last week, Rohanna came by to help with a project. I had a specific idea and it didn’t take us long to get that part done. I was inspired by my last session with Lexi so we started to improvise.

Read More
Fractal-gear-review-header

Fractals: Your new must-have

Fractals are the new must-haves in my camera bag. I was introduced to Fractals a few years back at WPPI. My friend and fellow photographer, Kathy Mukhopadhyay, bought a set and mentioned that they were doing live demos throughout the trade

Read More
car_camp_flagstaff_P1421502_2560p

How I spent my Covid-19 ‘vacation’ so far

You’ve got to smile or you might cry with the past year of physical distancing. While many things were taken away, Covid-19 gave me new opportunities that would not otherwise have happened. Below I’ll share how I was able to

Read More
Why Your Gear Doesn't Matter - youtube

Your photography gear doesn’t matter

Gear talk is one of those hot topics that still go around in photography circles. The statement that gear doesn’t matter is particularly controversial. On one side of the argument, we have photographers who are more inclined towards the technical

Read More
Cover2

Conceptual Creativity with Dan: A bed of roses

This new Conceptual Creativity series is a collaboration with my friend Daniel Mallard. Dan has been a photojournalist for a major Canadian daily newspaper for over 35 years. In this “Bed of Roses” edition, he is teaching (me and you)

Read More
snow

Creating out of the box snow photos

I used to relish getting out in the cold and snow. But, there is a limit to how much windchill and wind I’ll tolerate. Maybe that makes me not a ‘real’ or ‘serious’ photographer, I’m OK with that. It doesn’t

Read More
JuliePowell_Masks-3

Creative couple photos with masks

Covid-19 is making all sorts of things difficult including couples portraits. But if you’re willing to take a break from standard portraits and get into something a little more fun and creative, you don’t have to be seen with those

Read More

Want more updates?

Get the latest education, inspiration, reviews and news delivered each week to your inbox.

Over 80 hours of creativity and business training

Get access to all 80 Visual Storytelling Conference session recordings, plus free software and bonuses! Learn from the best creators in the field, and dive into your photography, video, business and social media skills.

Get it all for just $149, and receive nearly $1000 worth in resources!