Category Archives: Creativity

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Photography on Sunday

Only one link today: For a couple of years now I have been visiting and enjoying the website, Brain Pickings. It’s a great place to visit on a slow day, a Sunday perhaps, when you […]

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Photography on Sunday

A new weekly newsletter, where I will share all things photographic that cross my path and that intersect with my interests. ◊ Canon has just released the latest in the full-frame EOS 5D series, the […]

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Edmonton Photowalk III

The posters advertise a recent release of the album Morning Report by the Arkells. I couldn’t resist playing with the perspective and repetition. This small building is attached to the Ernest Brown Block (1912) on […]

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What is Composition?

Previous article: Photography and Composition In the visual arts, ‘composition’ is the arrangement of elements within a work. In photography, good composition supports the subject and makes it more visually appealing. Depending on the motivation […]

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The photo you have vs. the photo you wanted

When you understand photography and your camera intimately, you are more likely to get the photographs you want. Newcomers to photography are often disappointed by their results because the excitement provided by the subject has […]

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Reading for a Slow Sunday

– You don’t have to wait for a blizzard to read Guy Tals’ posts. His writing and photography is always thoughtful and inspiring, suitable for anyone that sees creativity as a path rather than a […]

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Quote for the Day

Found on Guy Tal’s Facebook page: “This artist’s impulse, as it may be called, is a thing of infinite value to the individual, and often to the world; to respect it in oneself and in […]

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Photograph what attracts you.

  This is a painterly image, with no software ‘paint’ effects added. Thousands of photographers have been attracted to the contrast of white birch or aspen trunks against a deeper forest background–you see them all […]

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