Create (daily): Concepts

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This is an article I drafted in early 2021, and never published. I recently went over my draft posts and re-discovered it and decided to post. It is interesting how almost everybody talks about how bad 2020 was, and how much better (hopefully) 2021 will be (or should be). But we are just talking about a concept, an arbitrary day … Read More

Episode 023: The creative intersection of different art forms

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Drum - Percussion

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify RSS Feed Listen on Google Podcasts Listen on Stitcher For more listening options and all other episodes, please click here. For sharing, download or additional listening options, hover over the player and click on the sharing icon on the player (bottom right).    In this episode of CREATE. PHOTOGRAPHY, we will discuss the … Read More

Episode 021: Depth

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In this episode of CREATE. PHOTOGRAPHY, Daniel will talk about creating depth in our images. We will discuss 10 ways on how we can create depth including perspective, selective focus, layers and many others.

Episode 013: Light, Gesture and Color – a brief introduction to Jay Maisel

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In this episode of CREATE. PHOTOGRAPHY, Daniel will give a brief introduction to the stunning photography of American photographer Jay Maisel. Jay had a long career as commercial photographer, and photographed the likes of Marilyn Monroe and Miles Davis. But he really got well know for his use of light, gesture and color in everyday scenes. Daniel will also review 3 of Jay’s images. 

Create (daily): Just Another Street Photography Outing

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Street - Night photography

The cities are so empty these days (December 3 2020). We are still in partial lockdown, restaurants are closed, and the streets more than ghostly. I have been out photographing in downtown Minneapolis again. Street photography with plenty of empty streets and almost no people. The few people I did see I tried to capture including myself in a reflection! … Read More

Episode 011: Creative Use Of The Physics Of Light

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Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify RSS Feed Listen on Google Podcasts Listen on Stitcher For more listening options and all other episodes, please click here. For sharing, download or additional listening options, hover over the player and click on the sharing icon on the player (bottom right).    In this episode of CREATE. PHOTOGRAPHY, host Daniel Sigg will … Read More

Create (daily): More Impressionism

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Street Photography - Light

There was another snow fall in my city, this time in November and not October. We walked around our urban neighborhood after sunset and the streets were, as so often in our neighborhood and since the pandemic, very empty. The snowfall further prevented people from walking. I brought a long lens like I did during the last snow fall (see … Read More

Create (daily): Why Gear Does Not Matter

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Date - Art

As photographers, we often worry about gear. I certainly have … trying to find the perfect camera, lens, or other tool. Film, Digital? I have been focusing on film photography and thought I would not go back to digital. Well, this wasn’t so. I have been shooting much more digital lately, for a few reasons. First, I wanted to do … Read More

Episode 009: Lighting Essentials (with Don Giannatti)

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In this episode of CREATE. PHOTOGRAPHY, host Daniel Sigg will discuss light, lighting and other creative topics with Don Giannatti. Don is a former commercial photographer, owner of an ad agency, and current photography mentor/coach.

Don understands lighting, and teaches how to light correctly (whether natural or with strobes or with reflectors or combinations of thereof) to photographers around the world.