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Dive into summer with Finding Beauty

Dive into summer with Finding Beauty

In Brit Hammer's course Finding Beauty your images will get simplified. Decluttered. Quiet. Your compositions will get stronger, too. And what photographer doesn't want great images? Eliminate the unnecessary Hans Hofmann (1880 – 1966) was an influential abstract...

Enhance your photography with minimalism

Enhance your photography with minimalism

The Art of Minimalism Minimalism. That's the secret sauce that instructor Brit Hammer teaches in her popular class Finding Beauty. It may sound counter-intuitive that less is more, but it really is. (Read on to get a taste of the course.)   Simplicity — Breathing...

My Favorite Quotes: Anonymous

My Favorite Quotes: Anonymous

I’ve been trying now for a while today, trying to locate the author of one of my favorite quotes, “Don’t let the low hanging fruit keep you from your goal”. Nowhere on the information highway does it mention it. However, I did find an article that in a matter of...

How to Use Hard Mix Layer Blending Mode in Photoshop

How to Use Hard Mix Layer Blending Mode in Photoshop

If you process your photos in Adobe Photoshop, most likely you have used layer blending mode like Soft Light, Overlay or Multiply. However, few people knows how to properly use Hard Mix blending mode. Here I will show you a good way to use it. The photo below was shot...

White on white – Flora photography

White on white – Flora photography

Flora photography is usually all about color, but there is something really special about the "white on white" color combination and when we see this kind of images in the student's gallery of our of our PHOTOGRAPHING FLORA class - they are always our favorites. White...

My Favorite Quotes: Kenny Rogers

Ok, you’re asking yourself what Kenny Rogers (a well-known CW singer from the past) might have said that has stuck with me and became a euphemism that applies to my Photography. In the song “The Gambler”, Kenny Rogers sang these lyrics: You got to know when to hold...

Food For Digital Thought: Creating Visual Empathy

According to the German philosopher and psychologist Karl Albert Schener, our minds whether we’re awake or asleep will transform things symbolically. Visual input is a part of everyday life, and when we go about the world we’re not just taking in what we see, we’re...

Finding your composition’s “sweet spot”

How do you find a strong composition? The answer is to apply the concept of minimalism. Minimalism leads you to strong images by embracing these three concepts: Simplicity Breathing room Free of clutter When applied to photography, minimalism is the point at which an...

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