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I Need To Take More Showers

I need to take more showers. Well, not because I’m stinky or anything, but because I get some of my best ideas for images when I’m in the shower. After many, many years of taking showers the process has become a bit automatic. Start at my head end at my feet and hit all the bits in between. It’s a bit like breathing, I don’t have to think about it most of the time. Because I don’t have to think about what I’m doing, my mind shifts in neutral. This… Read more I Need To Take More Showers

Being aware of your surroundings.

This morning as I was driving to Fredericksburg to have some regular maintenance done on one of our cars. I drove through some moderate rain showers and I became aware, once again, of how many people don’t pay much attention to what is going on around them, until the last minute. As photographers we should be aware of everything that is going on around us, not only when we are making images but also when we are looking for things to photograph. I’m sure you have seen images on the… Read more Being aware of your surroundings.

Finding Inspiration

How do you find the inspiration that helps you create the images you really love? Finding inspiration at the best of times can be very frustrating. If you have a deadline and need to send ideas to someone for a project you can multiply that panic. When ideas are not coming and you are getting close to the deadline true panic can set in and shut you down. Deadlines can cause panic with a very paralyzing effect. Being open to all the possibilities and all the possible creative influences is… Read more Finding Inspiration

Fredericksburg Photography Show

Fredericksburg Photography Show If you are interested in looking at photographs, as photographers we all should be, then this weekend will be a treat for you. You can take a look at other photographers’ work at the 30th annual Fredericksburg Photography Show sponsored by the Fredericksburg Department of Parks and Recreation. The show opened Thursday and runs through Sunday, at the Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal Street in Fredericksburg. The show is free and open to the public. This year there are three divisions that photographers could participate in,… Read more Fredericksburg Photography Show

My 365 Project

I have seen many people start a 365 Project, some finish and some don’t. What they all have in common is coming up with 365 images to post every day of the year. Well I’m not going to post new stuff for my project but I will post everyday, starting with today. You can see my posts at Posterous.com as I post them. What will I be posting if not a new image taken everyday to post that day? Well I have a huge backlog of images that I want… Read more My 365 Project