Welcome to Imagineering Photos

We're here to release your imagination.

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Stuck for ideas?

Use the Shot List prompter to create some ideas.

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Read what Topics we have and coming up.

Grab a cuppa, sit back and relax.

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Titles?

Titles – to be or not to be? That is the controversial question. “Titles aren’t needed if the image is good enough. The viewer should be able to see what they can or want to see in the image.” “Titles help lead the viewer to my point, or it makes them think another way.” Two very good arguments, and indeed, in number 1, if the image shouts emotion, and/or obvious elements that help build the point, then it does…

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Girl in Yellow

SMART review and Critique Remember, this critique is to help explain how the mind works, to help in creating the right scene that satisfies sub conscious needs and wants. Any image that doesn’t satisfy those aspects, crunches several gears in our mind, so the image gets ignored, at best, or disliked at worst. These articles may be long but it’s meant as a “lesson”, not a quick club grading. Image by Ritesh Ghosh from Kolkata, India. If you haven’t…

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Think Smart!

The SMART approach to image creation and evaluation. (an overview) Or “How to go from Snap-shots to images that Crackle and Pop.”   This is all about Why (Soul/Mind) and What (Art) and  the photographer perceives and interprets about the subject, and How (Craft) Techniques are used to successfully extract that unique essence of the subject. The skill is to observe and realize the uniqueness of the subject and the skill to present the subject in a way that one’s subconscious mind has seen…

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Topics

Make yourself a cuppa, sit back and read on. This is a list of Topics undergoing fine tuning for publication, that explain how various subconscious thought patterns affect WHAT, WHY and HOW we see the world around us. Understanding those subconscious processes allows us to identify key aspects of the scene/subject that are important for a particular purpose, so we can use particular techniques that get to the heart and mind of the viewers. They will linger longer on your…

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ShotList

Stuck for ideas on what to shoot and how? This little app I created that works from any browser on a PC or smartphone, and gives you selectable options, random or chosen, to combine subjects with various shooting parameters to give you a Shot List. You can change the options if they conflict, or pick ones you particularly want to try out – but eventually you’ll come up with a full list of challenging parameters that will surely make…

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