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Thoughts & Ideas on Creative Critique-Live, Plus Replays!

The first two Creative Critique-Live webinars have been very enjoyable, and I’m extremely grateful for the opportunity to share ideas that I hope are useful and beneficial. I also hope these webinars help ease the difficult situation we’re in due to isolation because of the coronavirus.  For now I am hosting these free webinars weekly…

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Announcing Creative Critique-Live

I hope you, your family, and your friends are safe and healthy during this health crisis we’re facing. Fortunately, hiking alone is a safe activity, and the solitude is a wonderful way to reassess what truly matters in life: family, love, kindness, health, and generosity to others. Much of the rest is just noise. Now…

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Successful Printing Starts With the Image

Successful Printing Starts With the Image

In all my years of printing and teaching printing workshops, the single most important thing I’ve learned is that 75% of a print’s success depends on the quality of the photograph. Unless you start with an image that already has something to say, it will be impossible to produce a print that resonates with others.…

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The Importance of Principles Over Formulas

This is something I’ve talked about many times in my books and workshops, yet it bears repeating often—we are all susceptible to short term tactics over long term strategies. Who doesn’t like the rush of immediate success? I sure do. Yet formulas often leave us without a good “why,” whereas a deep understanding of the…

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