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A Growth Mindset

A Growth Mindset

As I concluded in my article on Neuroaesthetics, our brain can tell us a lot about ourselves. The different sections control unique types of tasks and the whole is important for who we are as a person and how we behave. Reverse engineering our behavior then should make it easier for us to understand how to bring the best out of ourselves.

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Make use of your snapshots!

Make use of your snapshots!

When practicing photography not all images are created equal. This is why our catalogs have a star and color tagging options. If every portfolio image is a 5 star image there are going to be a lot of 2-4 star images you take in-between.

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Letting the Mind Wander

Letting the Mind Wander

When practicing photography it isn’t always easy to compose and capture great images that are uniquely yours. Of course you will need good light and interesting subjects, but this isn’t the whole story.

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Learning from Bad Photography

Learning from Bad Photography

It is important to fail. We all have taken bad images before. Everybody has done something cringe-worthy in their processing one time or another. Nobody has a perfect portfolio of images that they love from years prior.

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Shapes and Patterns in Landscapes

Shapes and Patterns in Landscapes

 It is always fun to challenge the eye. It helps us to become better photographers while also appreciating composition and art even more. A fun yet-simple idea is to think about and use shapes and patterns in your photography!

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Learning Through Failures

Learning Through Failures

 I have tried and failed in a lot of ways while practicing photography. Some have been more intense than others. I have made some more public mistakes and many more that nobody has seen!

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Advertising Locations in Landscape Photography

Advertising Locations in Landscape Photography

As a landscape photographer I love to get out into nature and capture its beauty. I then enjoy editing the image once home to fit my vision of how it looked. Sharing those moments I capture is something that comes naturally to me as a third part to the creative process.

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Trophy Hunting and Stamp Collecting in Photography

Trophy Hunting and Stamp Collecting in Photography

When starting out in photography I believed I needed to shoot something big, identifiable, and popular. I would travel vast distances to photograph something that had been shot hundreds of times before because it had a formula I could follow. A prescription for the prefect landscape photograph.

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