What is project 365? 30 days ago (of the writing of this), I started a personal project called Project 365. And I use a very simple process for this project. I have to take one picture a day and post it daily. A non-original process to train creativity This idea is neither original nor new. And photographers have used and widely described this … Read More
89 images of an old screw (macro photography)
I love macro photography as it enables us to see things we don’t normally see (see also previous post about the beauty of small things where I talk about macro photography and share some macro shots).
Mindfulness in photography
One of the readers of my newsletter commented that she loved the mindfulness my photography encourages. While we all love compliments and I specifically loved this one, I was particularly intrigued by the connection of mindfulness and photography, a connection I have not explored until now.
The beauty of small things
In commercial product photography including macro photography, one has to pay a lot of attention to detail with regards to creating an overall image that is hopefully artistic, unique, technically proficient, and overall compelling. Details of composition, lighting, exposure, highlights, shadows, reflections, surfaces, textures, colors balance, saturation, luminosity, gradients, backgrounds, foregrounds, sharpness, edges, negative space, contrast all matter, and of … Read More
“Sel et Terre” Shoot with Terry John Zila
Thanks to chef Terry John Zila and his Sel et Terre team (https://www.facebook.com/tjzcuisine/) for another great shoot this weekend. An interview with Terry John on TV station WCCO can be seen here. The food looked and tasted fantastic, and I look forward to joining Terry John and his team the next time! Here are a few samples and a look … Read More