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Great New Books To Improve The Mind and Body

I’m always on the look out for new books to read, whether photography related or otherwise. They provide inspiration, fresh perspectives, and can spark so many new ideas for work or personal life. I do have a "book" habit, but luckily there are only good side effects (if you discount my diminishing bank account!) Here are a few of my…

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My Favorite Photography Books of 2010

Reading is a huge part of my life, and has been for as long as I can remember. Every year I try to read as many books as possible on many diverse subjects, from photography, painting, and art in general, to history, health, marketing and business. This past year I set a goal to read one book a week, and…

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In Search of Excellence

Canon 1Ds Mk III, 1/100 sec, f/11, ISO 100, 40mm I'm reading a new book by Tom Peters called "The Little Big Things", and so far it's making me think - long and hard about how I pursue Excellence. I often wonder why I obsess over seemingly small details in my work. Sometimes it's the framing of a composition and…

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Looking For Great Books To Read During The Holidays?

I love to read, and between my Amazon Kindle and regular old-fashioned books, I read a lot. The Kindle allows me to read more often, since I can take it with me pretty much where ever I go, and it's kept me happily entertained on many long hours waiting for the right conditions while photographing. The ability to bring dozens…

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Thinking Big

I've recently started a new book called "The Think Big Manifesto" by Michael Port and it's turning out to be another great source of inspiration. There was one passage that resonated with me immediately because I could relate to it so easily, and I thought I would share it with you here. "When we take risks we scare other people…

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