I started off in photography many years ago with film. Lately, I’ve come back to it, but for very interesting reasons. Continue reading
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Over the past year I’ve discovered the incredible value of professional mentorship. Read on to find out why you should seek out a mentor to improve your art. Continue reading »
I finally gave in and got an Instagram account (@anisotropicimages). But before you roll your eyes, hear me out. It’s actually been a great tool for developing my artistic vision. Continue reading »
First in a series of posts inspired by conversations at the photo studio. First up: gear- it doesn’t make you a better photographer. Or could it? Continue reading »
My creative process is an exploratory (and often random) one. It’s through the creation of the mirrors from sheets of metal and the subsequent photography that an image- an idea- reveals itself. I find rather than plan.
Sometimes the Experiment Works as Planned and Sometimes….
Not so much. I had a particular idea in mind, but only managed to partially realize the final image.
Two weekends ago I took part in an event called Critical Conversations hosted by the Griffin Photography Museum in Winchester, MA. It was a great learning experience and it reminded me of how and why independent critique is so valuable in creative fields like photography. More after the jump!
I find than my artistic vision is evolving, especially as I create and view more art. I was going through some older work and I found some things that had initially not made the cut for my portfolio, but that I now see in a new way. More after the jump:
Some people play with fire. I experiment with it.
All creativity is on some level a form of play. As we get older, it goes by different names: sketching, experimenting, or trying something new are all synonyms. I decided to literally play with fire. Don’t worry, no one got hurt!
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