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How I Got Over The Fear Behind My Photography
This video is about how stress is the enemy of creativity. And how many photographers place themselves in stressful situations by not being familiar enough with the gear (camera, lenses, lights). Stress moved them into a left brain, the troubleshooting brain. It’s only by becoming so familiar with gear that you can interline using it and stay in your right brain, your creative brain.
Surreal vs Natural Lighting – How To Create Natural Looking Lighting
Three-point lighting is the lighting equivalent of the rule of thirds, in that it’s used everywhere. But that doesn’t mean…
What Makes A Great Photograph “Great”?
In this video, we explore how geometry, psychology, and biology can help answer the question “What makes a great Photo?”
How Science Can Improve Your Photography AND Social Media Performance!
[Related Reading: Defining Leading Lines in Photography (with 12 Examples!)] Let’s say you’re scrolling down your Instagram feed. One of…
Understanding the Power of Composition – Tips To Help Make You A Better Photographer
I used to have this issue with tilted horizon lines. I’d see a photo – say, a beach photo, a…
When A Personal Project Becomes Bigger Than Planned – Mexican Boxers ‘Fight Night’ by JP Stones
Sometimes a creative project can take on a life of its own. This one certainly did. I started photographing local…
Visual Storytelling for Photographers – A New Series From JP Stones
Photographers are Visual Storytellers. In this series from JP Stones, we look at how to adapt a story for photography. We then discuss how that story can help you pose your models and create an engaging composition that will draw a viewer into your photo.