There are many reasons to find something that works and stick to it. For one thing, it’s exhausting to evaluate every action, every time! That
There are numerous names for techniques used by photographers to create more attractive compositions and to draw their viewers’ eyes down a particular path—the rule
“Siddhartha stood still; he bent over the water in order to hear better. He saw his face reflected in the quietly moving water, and there
For the last twenty years, the Pantone Color Institute has gathered representatives from international color standardization organizations to declare a single* “Color of the Year.”
Here’s a quick way to get ideas developing, whether you’re facing a severe case of photographer’s block or just have ten minutes to kill and
The January hush has fallen over the land. Visiting relatives have returned to the far-off places from whence they came, herds of festive decorations are
Well, fellow photographers, here we sit at a relatively uncommon juncture. Not only is it the start of a new year, it’s the start of
The stores are all closed today, but it wouldn’t be a Wednesday without an imaging challenge, eh? This week, your mission is to record your
Here on the Mike’s Camera blog, we spend a lot of time talking about images as if they’re born in their (more or less) final
Is there a sweeter season than Christmas time? Like the culmination of every four year old’s wildest fantasies, sugary treats abound, with cookies and brownies
Today marks an unusual coincidence in musical history. 63 years ago, in 1956, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley, and Carl Perkins walked into
If it’s something by which you’re affected, I won’t have to tell you: one of the biggest meals of the year is coming up tomorrow!
I was saddened this week to read that Terry O’Neill has passed away. Celebrity culture is constructed in such a way that certain images become
If you’re a regular reader, you’ll have heard me suggest you call up a photo buddy, list “meeting fellow photographers” as a perk of attending
What’s a Here without a There? We’ve talked before about how the ways we get to other places become as meaningful as those places themselves.