Category Archives: Essays

What Makes Us Better Photographers?

It is always an interesting process to go back and review old photographs. Over the past year or so I’ve reviewed tens of thousands of my images as I searched for photographs to include in various eBook projects. Throughout these image review sessions I often found myself asking the question, “What was I thinking?” as I pressed the delete key. The many hours spent in front of my computer screens reviewing old images has culminated in one, simple question. What makes us better photographers? Continue reading What Makes Us Better Photographers?

Waiting for Ideal Photographic Conditions May be Detrimental

Within the context of my business I meet quite a few people. As could be expected, discussions about various approaches to  photography often ensue. Each of us makes decisions about photography, and our lives, based on our experience and philosophy. This article discusses why waiting for ideal photographic conditions may be detrimental. Continue reading Waiting for Ideal Photographic Conditions May be Detrimental

Why Keeping Existing Camera Gear Can Make Sense

Major camera shows bring a plethora of new product introductions, and the accompanying ‘greatest thing since sliced bread’ commentary on many photography sites. All of this stokes gear acquisition syndrome in us, as it is always tempting to buy new equipment. This article discusses why keeping your existing camera gear can make sense. Continue reading Why Keeping Existing Camera Gear Can Make Sense