Creativity

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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What Story Are You Sharing?

The ultimate quest for any landscape photographer is to convey his or her feelings about the subject in a photograph. To make the photograph more interesting than what was photographed. It’s the most important thing you can spend your time and money working on. Not more gear, more software, or more tools simply because they…

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Feeling Instead of Seeing

Fog and Trees, Hudson Highlands / Olympus E-M1, f5@1/25th sec, ISO 400, 43mm (40-150mm f/2.8 lens), no filters – developed in LR 6.10 “If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees.” – Hal Borland I’m often asked how to stay inspired when visiting familiar locations, especially when they are places you…

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How to Find Long Term Motivation

  How often have you come across the phrase “it’s not about the destination, it’s about the journey?” It’s an idea I’ve promoted over and over again and it still remains my particular approach to creativity and one I believe is mostly true. Yet there is a deeper question that I want to address. What…

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