About a year ago I started writing almost every morning and it’s helped my photography and my business. Below I explain how.
“The Artist Way”
“The Artist Way” is a book/workbook by Julia Cameron. It had been recommended to me by a fellow artist (or two). When I first got it I read through it just to get an idea of what it was about, what it could help me with and if it were something I would really invest any time into beyond just reading it. read more…
I recently attended a free 90-minute camera workshop. The description was: “Basic Camera Overview/Class Orientation, DSLR & Mirrorless Camera Operation, and the Principles of Correct Exposure.”
I’ve been taking photographs for over forty years, why on earth would I choose to go to a basic camera course? Several reasons actually:
Relearn the basics
I recently went to a fan event at Guaranteed Rate Field (still Comiskey Park to me), home of the Chicago White Sox. I thought it would be a great opportunity to get some fun photos of the park without all people.
The big picture
Our first tendencies when we walk into a scene are to see the whole thing, the big picture.
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When: Friday, Sept. 6 – Sunday, Sept. 8 (with an optional one day or add-on Thursday, Sept. 5)
Where: Chicago downtown locations
What: A Photowalk, touristy, let’s hang out while pushing ourselves and learning in the process.
A let’s get out and take photos experience.
A relaxed, friendly learning environment.
Sharing the experience with Like-Minded photographers.