Archive for July, 2011

How Not To Be Taken Seriously

How Not To Be Taken Seriously

| July 7, 2011 | 25 Replies

A young musician musters the courage to call up a famous producer. He knows the producer is well respected in the music business. His endorsement can make or break an aspiring picker’s career. “Please,” he asks, “just let me play my best song for you; I know you’ll be impressed.” “Fine,” said the producer, “be […]

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Bits & Pieces (7/6/2011)

Bits & Pieces (7/6/2011)

| July 6, 2011 | Reply

In photography, as in other visual arts, there is no substitute for creative vision, good composition, visual appeal and mastery of your chosen tools. If you seek shortcuts by hitching your wagon to a passing fad, be prepared for your trip to come to an abrupt end as soon as the next one comes along.

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Week 10 of 10 Winner: Larry Monczka

Week 10 of 10 Winner: Larry Monczka

| July 4, 2011 | 2 Replies

Please join me in congratulating Larry for his winning entry in the 10th and final week of the 10 Weeks of Creativity contest! Larry’s winning image: For his winning entry, Larry will receive an original signed print, a free 1-year membership to Nature Photographer’s Network, and a $20 gift certificate from Outdoor Photo Gear. Larry will also be […]

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Bits & Pieces (7/1/2010)

Bits & Pieces (7/1/2010)

| July 1, 2011 | 5 Replies

Is “photography” no longer enough? SLRgraphy? iphonography? droidography? gadgetography? gizmography? They’re all cameras. Just make images. Sorry, but I will not sit by as the value of my art and life’s work is reduced to “there’s an app for that”.

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