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2018 Workshops – The Mind Matters

Why would you want to go? To help combine Head, Heart, Art and Craft (instead of just the technical) to create masterful images that attract, engage and move the viewer.  If you’ve stretched your mind delving into technical stuff and techniques, and taking and displaying your work but feel it could be the same as almost everything else out there – and want to find who you are as a photographer, what is best to specialise in and finding…

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7 Types of Photo taking

Types of images can pretty much fall into 7 categories. Not talking genres here. A lot of people who’ve heard me talk on this subject have changed their shooting and displaying  habits accordingly and found much better responses from their respective audiences. So please take the time to read, absorb, think about and work out how this may change your perspective. It’s a very good idea to know the different ways of taking and displaying photos, so as not…

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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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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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Examples

Examples of brilliant images with a SMART critique. There are many masterpieces from photographers that tick most or all the boxes that we discuss here, so if you want to look for excellent examples of how certain aspects like dof, portrait etc work in real life, go to Categories/Critique or, coming soon, Gallery. A list of relevant images with a full critique will come up for you to view in depth. Make sure you at least read the SMART overview to…

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Why?  Knowing more about “The Psychology and Philosophy of Photography” will make your hobby or business more engaging, more impressive, more satisfying and more successful. What?  There are thousands of sites that talk about the technical aspects of photography with shutter speed, aperture settings, ISO settings and so on, but there isn’t much around, if anything, about how the unconscious mind works and the visionary processes that take place before you shoot, and when the viewer looks at your…

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