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Dealing with critics: The cut that hurts the most
Get help with the Photo Assist group in the Photofocus Community
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How to ask for image critiques
TWiP PRO photo critique: Smoke
How to Deliver Helpful Photo Critiques Full of Valuable Insights
Photography Marketing: Take Your Website to the People
Specialty and Style: Why They are Important for Your Photos
Website Critiques
Photo Critiques: Please Tell Me I Suck (and Why)
Six Principles to Help You Progress
Want Quality Pictures? Savor Like a Painter

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How to ask for image critiques

We post our images all over social media looking for likes, hearts and comments. We crave recognition and validation in the work we spend days and hours on, so we can feel good about what we are doing, so we

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Photo critique on Smoke from TWIP and Photofocus

TWiP PRO photo critique: Smoke

Critique is one of the best ways to improve photographic skills. It doesn’t matter who made the photo. The discussion points out items that might be missed at first glance. PRO photo critique: Smoke This Week in Photo host Fredrick

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Specialty and Style: Why They are Important for Your Photos

Style and specialty are frequent topics I’m asked about while teaching photography, and some of the hardest areas in which to give easy answers. While I have always taken these questions seriously, answering them feels like tap-dancing through a minefield. Specialty and style are uniquely personal to each artist; concepts that emerge through an individual’s interests, personality, and experiences. Trying to offer constructive criticism while not discouraging the work and personality of the artist is a true challenge.

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Website Critiques

Want to know a really simple way to improve your website? Ask a stranger for a critique! I was at an event where we were asked to write our web & email addresses down on a piece of paper and

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ProgressionZappa

Six Principles to Help You Progress

Coming from a broadcast journalism background, Ive had the privilege of interviewing some of the most unique talents from various respective fields. My life right out of college was spent chasing down the stories and thoughts of professional athletes, politicians,

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Want Quality Pictures? Savor Like a Painter

If you want to learn to make art, you should learn from artists. A couple of weeks ago I learned an important lesson by contrasting painters and photographers. Painters do an activity called “En Plein Air“, which refers to painting

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FEATURED-Speciality-vs-Style

Specialty and Style: Why They are Important for Your Photos

Style and specialty are frequent topics I’m asked about while teaching photography, and some of the hardest areas in which to give easy answers. While I have always taken these questions seriously, answering them feels like tap-dancing through a minefield. Specialty and style are uniquely personal to each artist; concepts that emerge through an individual’s interests, personality, and experiences. Trying to offer constructive criticism while not discouraging the work and personality of the artist is a true challenge.

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lovesome photography

Website Critiques

Want to know a really simple way to improve your website? Ask a stranger for a critique! I was at an event where we were asked to write our web & email addresses down on a piece of paper and

Read More
ProgressionZappa

Six Principles to Help You Progress

Coming from a broadcast journalism background, Ive had the privilege of interviewing some of the most unique talents from various respective fields. My life right out of college was spent chasing down the stories and thoughts of professional athletes, politicians,

Read More
David_Creighton-6-Edit-2-XL

Want Quality Pictures? Savor Like a Painter

If you want to learn to make art, you should learn from artists. A couple of weeks ago I learned an important lesson by contrasting painters and photographers. Painters do an activity called “En Plein Air“, which refers to painting

Read More

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