The Habit of Creativity

I recently received an email regarding my emphasis on creativity and suggesting that seeking creativity as a means to an end was unnecessary since we are all creative by nature. I thought it was an interesting perspective but needed some clarification about what I mean when I talk about creativity.  I totally agree that pursuing “creativity” as a means to…

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Exploring Visual Language: From Capture to Print

I’m extremely honored and happy to announce that I will be teaching a 5-day workshop at the Maine Media Workshops and College this coming August. “Exploring Visual Language: From Capture to Print” is all about learning and becoming fluent in the visual language of photography from the field all the way to the making of a final print.  Understanding the…

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PhotoJournal: Trees and Snow, Hudson Valley

If there's one lesson I've learned as a landscape photographer that proves its value over and over again, it's the idea that "ideal light" is independent of the actual time of day. That may strike you as a controversial statement. But what if you start with the premise that a successful image is fundamentally based on strong composition? Ideal light…

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