creativity

Lens Review: Lensbaby Twist 60

This new Twist 60 lens from Lensbaby has my full attention right now. There are always new lenses boasting extreme sharpness or wide apertures or super telephoto, but Lensbaby steps aside

Adobe Paint Can App Review

Richard Harrington recently shared a picture on social media that looked like a painting, and in the corner it read, “Created with Adobe Paint Can.” I immediately downloaded this free

Dealing with that Creative Rut

I don’t know if there’s a term for the photographer’s equivalent for writer’s block, but l had it for the majority of last year. I remember that I couldn’t feel

Sanibel Island Skim Boarding

In between jobs, a few friends and I took a trip to the beach for a little rest and relaxation. Teddy, Alec, Vanelli and myself trekked out to the Sanibel Island Lighthouse just outside Fort Myers, Florida. Some of us…Vanelli…couldn’t sit still long enough and decided to come up with a challenge. Armed with just a few beach chairs, a skim board, and our phones, we set out to create something unique – just for fun.

The Real Student Struggle

I’m a formal student of photography and probably will be a life-long student of it, and I’m faced with constant struggles in class. Although fighting through the completion of degree

Using Panning to Add Motion To Your Photos

If you’re like me, you’re constantly trying to think of different ways to infuse creativity within your photos. This is especially true if I’m returning to a place that I’ve

Your Slice of the Pie

When I started doing stock photography, one thing I struggled with was whether or not to photograph something that had already been covered. With food photography, theres a good chance

Tapping Into Your Creativity

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