Welcome to Episode 9 of The Photo Flunky Show! Why Inspiration is Unreliable Inspiration is one of the most used words in photography, but what does it really mean to you and how you come up with ideas for your next photo? I’ll talk about some examples of inspiration that work and some that have […]
Successful photographers know that their work has little to do with the technical aspects of documenting a scene. Anyone can push a button and snap a photo as a technician. The value of a photographer comes with the knowledge and traits they use beyond the technical minutia to create an emotional connection that connects with […]
Overcoming 7 Barriers to Great Photography The key to great photography isn’t just how well you know your gear. It’s what you carry around in your head. Sometimes we create obstacles for ourselves that get in the way of creating better images. In this episode of The Photo Flunky Show, we’ll talk about 7 barriers […]
The nature of light is the most important aspect of photography, and yet it’s frequently one of the most misunderstood topics. Light is essential. It’s like blood. There is no substitute for either one.
What’s your photography style? Do you want someone to see your photos and instantly know who produced the image? Once you develop your own photography style, it becomes your signature. That style becomes your calling card. Whether you want to enhance your credibility as an artist or a commercial photographer, you need your own style of […]
As subjects go, photographing hands are often overlooked as subjects. That’s a shame, because a person’s hands and the gestures they create can tell us so much about them. You can create some of your most compelling images by telling a story. Hands are a great tool to understand a story.
As photographers, we know when to pull out a creative photography technique to make our subject pop. Using depth of field is a great way to isolate our subject and eliminate distractions. Here are four tips to consider for a creative use of depth of field in your photos.