This article completes my series of essays on visual composition. Before proceeding, I recommend first reading Part I and Part II. I borrow some subject or other from life or from nature, and, using it as a pretext, I arrange lines and colors so as to obtain symphonies, harmonies that do not represent a thing... Continue Reading →
We do not long remember those artists who followed the rules more diligently than anyone else. We remember those who made the art from which the "rules" inevitably follow. ~David Bayles and Ted Orland, Art and Fear In the previous installment, I explained why I feel that intuition is a much more reliable way to... Continue Reading →
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I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Mike Pach, host of The Photo Show podcast. You can listen to our conversation here. Or, click on the podcast image below. Be sure to also visit Mike's website, 3 Peaks Photography & Design.
I recently had the pleasure of interviewing with the We Talk Photo podcast. You can listen to our conversation here. Or, by clicking on my picture below (photographed by my friend, Jack Graham, during a workshop we led together).
Searching for a respite from grief, I backpacked through the wilderness and scrambled up the peaks with a near-desperate vigor. Long, hard hikes temporarily soothed my pain and helped me to fall into exhausted sleep at night. At some deep level, the beauty of my surroundings seeped into my subconscious—the lush colors of a meadow dense... Continue Reading →