New eBook: Shoot + Share

In Books, Craft & Vision, Creativity and Inspiration, e-books by David5 Comments

I’ve been on a tear about sharing lately. Earlier this month I did a webinar with the Manfrotto School of Excellence and while my topic concerned so-called Going Pro issues, I still managed to get hung up on the idea that the most foundational concerns of the photographer are creating and sharing photographs. The rest is peripheral. And yet somehow …

CREATE. SHARE. REPEAT.

In Creativity and Inspiration, Pep Talks, The Craft by David84 Comments

A couple large prints would look great on these walls. Photographers are a funny lot. So easily distracted. I just came back from the camera store where I came within an inch of buying the new Fuji X Pro 1. I resisted and had a cupcake instead. But as I drove home I thought about it. I had been working …

Why I Print

In Creativity and Inspiration, Pep Talks, Photographs & Photoshopping, Tutorials &Technique, Workflow & Technical Issues by David63 Comments

Monument Valley, 2011 With the advent of digital photography, and even more importantly, the internet, our ability to share and experience photographs has changed dramatically. The wet darkroom, once so necessary for creating prints we could touch and feel, is much less common than it once was, and if I were a betting man I’d wager that the majority of …