Niagara Photography WorkshopsComing Up Next - Simplicity in Photography (and Life)
Thursday, March 23rd, 2-4 p.m.
LOCOL, 1665 Creek Road, Virgil (in the Old Virgil Public School)
We’ll talk about the value of simplicity, the difference between simplicity and minimalism, and have hands on practice. Bring any camera (even a smartphone will do), a notebook, and pen. $20, payable upon arrival. Please RSVP at the link so that we know how many to expect.RSVP Here
The Adventures in Seeing book is here.
45 photographic “calls to adventure” to help you see in new ways.
A truly transformative group experience. Learn what your photographs have to say about you through simple and revealing writing exercises. You’ll discover clues to your particular photographic voice. Sign up for Session 2, which begins April 3rd, 2017 (you do not need Session 1 as a prerequisite).
Twice a month I’ll send you a letter with what’s been inspiring me lately, latest posts, and notification of upcoming workshops.
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Last year, I wrote about the art of close observation, inspired by Amy Herman's book, Visual Intelligence: Sharpen your Perspective, Change your Life. Sharpening and changing your perspective, or the lens through which you see, is a good practice in photography and...read more
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For many of us, the world feels like an insecure place. We don't know what will happen next and we're concerned. Yet, isn't this always true of life? We never know for sure what's ahead. So, how do we live wisely with this insecurity? One of the books that...read more
Last year, I spent a weekend with a friend at a retreat, where we experienced the wisdom and poetry of David Whyte. One line in particular from Whyte stuck with me. If you want a beautiful life, start asking beautiful questions. My friend and I talked...read more