#1081 Exposed! Photo Newsletter – Following your Passions

Last week we sent out our latest Exposed! photo newsletter.

In it, we explore creative passions and where they can lead. We also look at reality and those who preach based on their rocketing rise to success!

Read more.
Follow your own path!

train tracks

Follow your own path

#1070 Web distractions

This edition of Web Distractions is brought to you by many of our readers and supporters! Thanks for keeping the links coming…

• 2014 Scotiabank Photography Award goes to…
Mark Ruwedel! Congratulations…

• Sun Streaks to Analemma 
Gilles saw my SunStreaks project and sent me this link to the related Analemma – very interesting! Thanks Gilles…

sunrise photo

iPhone Ottawa Sunrise

Custom-Cameras
Mike V of PhotoKibitz offered this link to Custom Cameras… very fun!

NY Times: Alternate views of animals
Debbie S shared this article on different photos depicting animals.

Powerful photos…
Thanks again to Deb for this link!

Photographer Round-up 
Check who’s doing what in the photo world – it’ll help you develop your own vision!

A big thanks for the links – keep them coming!

Photography

Building a picture – soak up as many influences as possible!

#1068 How to Boost your Creativity

This month’s Exposed! photo newsletter launches today.

“His photos were beautiful but he was stuck. Our workshop student was frustrated that he had hit a plateau and couldn’t get beyond it…

The workshop student’s photos made beginners jealous – they were classic compositions – beautifully framed and well exposed. He had come on the workshop to get out of a rut.

In this edition of Exposed! we look at ways to:
• boost your creativity
• fuel new adventures in your artwork
• get out of your rut….”

Learn how to ignite your imagination’s fire!

imagination generation

Boost your creativity – try new formats and techniques…

#1062 Web Distractions!!

Welcome back to our current instalment of Web Distractions. And thanks for your part in sharing your finds on the web!

We have a full slate of photo and arts based web investigations.

“Absurdly Expressive” dog portraits
I love dogs!
And I think Debbie S. knows it. She shared this collection of canine portraits.
🙂

perspective

dogs!

Best photographers in film
Thanks to Rod MacIvor, retired photojournalist, for this link to some amazing films involving photographers.

4500km China walk – with camera
Nichole McGill provided this link to a man’s amazing photo trek through China…

“Leica photography is dead.” … interesting view on an amazing camera line-up
Dave Andrews posted this link link. Interesting…

Illegal photo taking in Hungary – the controversy!
Nathalie Madore shared this link to a new Hungarian law that’s shaking things up!

Shy photographer gets noticed
Ken H offers this fun story…

Montreal’s underground photographic beauty
Danigirl brought us this look at what lurks, beautifully, under Montreal.

Vivian Maier’s hidden photo talent and collection
Liz links to this documentary of a hidden talent who wanted nothing to do with the fame she is generating! Amazing story…

A big thank-you to contributors! Keep sharing your photo and arts links!

Leica

DavidBarbour.com with his Leica

#1061 Finding Creativity – Exposed! Photo Newsletter

“Where do your creative ideas come from?”

Good question! Creativity is an intangible seed that grows under varied and unusual ways. What works for a creative scientist may not work for an artist but there are common, underlying elements that help unleash creativity.

This month we explore one of the ideas – unstructured daydreaming and aimless wandering.

Read more to fuel your creativity.

creative outlets

Learning to harness creativity.

#1054 Exposed! Photo Newsletter – The Low Down on High ISO

At the end of February we sent out our latest photography newsletter based on a question from one of our Online Program Members:

“… shouldn’t I keep the ISO low whenever shooting?”

My answer has steadily changed as the world of photography has re-invented itself.
Get the latest ISO details to know when to use what ISO:

The Low Down on High ISO”

High ISO shooting

Until fairly recently I would never have dreamed of shooting at 1600 ISO for a client shoot. (Many years ago) when I first started shooting stock I did not dare shoot above 100 ISO!

 

#1038 Web Distractions

We’ve been away from the blog while we recharged batteries over the holidays.
Thanks for the fun last year.
Welcome back!

Thanks to you we have a whole new slate of web distractions.
2013 in Pictures
Felix offers this look at 2013 in photos.

Find a darkroom worldwide
Dave Andrews offered this link – need a darkroom while traveling?

Fabulous photos
Ginny Fobert posted this link about photographer’s favourite photos.

Death of Photography
Yan H. offered this interesting read on the future of photography.

• “The photography teacher nobody wants
Claude Brazeau suggested this link exposing the finest teacher of photography. I agree.

Keep the links coming – hope to see you soon!

#1033 Web distractions

It’s time for more of you web distractions – thanks for sending them in!

Perfect Timing – about the Lee Harvey Oswald Shooting
Thanks to Yan Huckendubler for sending us this video featuring Pullitzer Prize winning photojournalist Bob Jackson about his famous shot of the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald – charged with killing President kennedy.

Social Documentary – Bedrooms from around the world
Lou Truss sent us this link to some eye-opening photos showing the variety of sleeping conditions!

Powerful Photos of 2013
We learned about this post from Victoria’s Brian Pridham. Thanks Brian!

Death of the DSLR?
We read this online article thanks to CAPIC!

• Photo Tips
Read our latest photo tips.Thanks for your contribution!

We’re always looking for photo tips and web distractionsSend us your best.

Photo tips

Photo Tips – Make a fast car seem faster by using a slow shutter speed like 1/15th of a second.

#1025 Web Distractions

It’s time for more of you web distractions – thanks for sending them in!

Behind the Scenes of an Apple Photo Shoot
Jeffrey Furry sent us this link through a member “online photo program” discussion on the complexity of “getting it right straight from the camera”

Low-Tech, High Impact
Theresa Hannah shared these amazing photos she found on the web captured using low tech camera equipment. Interested? See our Simple Studio Lighting Workshop.

Social Documentary – Lost Tribes
Jackie Donaldson sent us this link of amazing photographs from around the world…

Amazing Film – not CGI!
Dino Sotos posted this amazing Volvo ad shot live – not in the computer. I admire work based on tactile photo and physical skills!

A Tip of the Hat to the Impact of Photography
Murielle Cassidy offered this news piece that shows the impact of photography or not.

• Photo Tips
Read our latest photo tips.Thanks for your contribution!

We’re always looking for photo tips and web distractionsSend us your best.

Better Pics

Photo Tips – Better Portraits