Constrained to Create

In Thoughts & Theory, Tutorials &Technique by David

There is a common misconception that tells us the more lenses we have, the better spec’d our cameras, the more software we own, the faster our computers, the less constraints we will have and the more our creativity will flourish. “Just think,” we tell ourselves, our spouses, our loan manager, “with this new gear I could really create! I could …

STROBIST DVDs Released

In GEAR, News & Stuff, Tutorials &Technique by David

The venerable David Hobby, single handedly responsible for keeping sales of Nikon SB-800 flashes and Pocket Wizard remotes well above average, has just released his 8-disc Strobist Lighting Seminar set. There’s some whining and complaining going on about David’s choice to focus on content over production value, and some about the $139 price tag, but the 200,000 readers of Hobby’s …

Increase The Inputs

In Influences, News & Stuff, Tutorials &Technique, Workshops and Events by David

Running dry? Looking for inspiration? Here’s a simple solution: increase the inputs. Watch something inspiring or educational. Read something you wouldn’t otherwise read. Attend a workshop. Go to Borders or Barnes and Noble and pick up a photography book by someone you’ve never heard of who shoots in a style you’d never shoot. Here’s some suggestions: Western Canadians who haven’t …

Kelby Online Training – New Ziser Class Online

In Tutorials &Technique by David

I’ve already told you about what a great value Kelby Online Training is. NAPP members get it for something like $17/month for unlimited access to some really great videos. Scott Kelby announced yesterday that David Ziser’s new class has been posted and this morning I watched the whole thing from beginning to end – not because I have ANY desire …