Some Recent Questions During a Printing Masterclass

One of my favorite parts of any workshops is answering student questions as it often leads to related topics I may not have thought of on my own, but which ultimately prove worthwhile exploring for all involved. I love that aspect of all workshops because it means each is unique and open to whatever students are…

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Beginner’s Gear Guide to Fine Art Printing

Printing your own work is one of the most rewarding and satisfying aspects of photography. It adds a physical experience to your images and may give you insights that are difficult if not impossible to achieve any other way. Another benefit of printing is that it helps you look more deeply into the things that…

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Making and Printing “Ice on the Hudson”

I’ve written about photographing familiar locations many times, yet it remains a challenge for many, including myself. Novelty is, of course, one of the main reasons we think better photographs are available elsewhere, instead of in the same familiar places. I know the feeling well since I’ve been guilty of thinking the same thing. The…

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Are You Fulfilling Your Creative Potential?

“I’m not afraid of dying. I’m afraid of not trying.” – Jay-Z There are many things not worth the disproportionate amount of time we give to them; news immediately comes to mind. Time invested in oneself, however, especially when that investment is in exploring your creative potential, pays dividends not only to ourselves, but to those around us,…

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