Episodes

List of episodes in order

Episode 19

19. Have I been ‘cosplaying’ a photographer?

If you don’t feel inspired by your subject matter, maybe you’ve outgrown it. Perhaps you need to move the goalposts farther out to challenge yourself. Or maybe, it’s time to pass the torch.

My rendition of the Horsehead Nebula

18. Down the rabbit hole

Renting time on telescopes, managing your color, and bringing an old laptop back to life with free software. In this episode, I take off on some photographic tangents as I fall down three technological rabbit holes.

Episode 17

17. Before you go pro, enjoy being an amateur

You have a camera, so naturally you want to make money with it right? Well, before you start stacking Benjamins, maybe enjoy your time as an amateur -- while you still can.

Episode 15

15. Some thoughts on film photography

Like vinyl records, typewriters, fountain pens and mechanical watches, film photography seems to be back in vogue. For some of us, it never really left.

Episode 14

14. Let go of the past to define the future

Are you unhappy with your progress as a photographer? Creatively, do you feel like you’ve reached a plateau, or worse, have you fallen into a valley? It may be time to let go of what you’ve done in the past.

Episode 13

13. Building a 'second brain' with photography

We take photos to document life events; we post memorable moments to social media, and so on. But what about the more mundane days of our lives? Photography can help you remember those too.

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10. Crafting a Narrative with Photogaphy

Humans have been sharing stories since time immemorial, by word of mouth, paintings, books, and eventually the camera. Every image tells a story, but are you telling stories with your images?

Episode 8

08. The Limited Viewpoint

Kitchen tables, windows, televisions and vases. On the surface, these may not sound like worthy artistic subjects, but many photographers achieved success making images of these objects in the confines of their own home.

Episode 7

07. Limit choices to maximize creativity

Do you have a bad case of GAS? If so, you probably have a lot of choices to make regarding the cameras and lenses you’re using. And, you're probably making the creative process harder on yourself.

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05. Seize the opportunity

An opportunity to shoot a great photo is like lightning. It rarely strikes in the same place again. If something catches your eye, it’s incumbent on you to stop and capture the moment.

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