"Highkey" by Gerald Chan

“Highkey” by Gerald Chan (Or Spring Flowers)

April 22, 2014 / by

Sometimes we are inspired by our own mood and it takes just the right photo – a perfect photo like this one by Gerald Chan – to bring such emotions to the surface. We’ll discuss how high key photography is used to create such an excellent photograph of such a simple subject.

"Individually Paned" by Rachael Switalski

“Individually Paned” by Rachael Switalski (Or Chaos Yields Interest)

March 25, 2014 / by

In a photo that blends chaos and order, photographer Rachael Switalski reminds us that we don’t always need to have a clear subject, nor do we need to make a statement, to have a great photograph. Sometimes, the chaos creates interest in and of itself.

"Rope-Dancer" by Djura Stankovic

“Rope-Dancer” by Djura Stankovic (Or Pushing Exposure To Create Interest)

March 18, 2014 / by

Pushing the exposure to create a high-key photo is a great way to create interest, focus the viewer’s eye and reveal the story within the scene. As we discuss Djura Stankovic’s photo, Rope-Dancer, we reveal the power of high-key photographs.

"Cypress" by Dennis Ramos

“Cypress” by Dennis Ramos (Because Some Photos Should Inspire Dreams)

February 18, 2014 / by

All photos should have a purpose, but sometimes we just want them to inspire dreams. Dennis Ramos’s photograph, Cypress, does just that. Read on to learn about this photo and be inspired.

If you have nothing else specific in mind, try taking photos of the other photographers.

Improve Your Photowalk: Think Specific

January 22, 2014 / by

Don’t let the loose framework of a photowalk be cause for uninspired photography. Get the best by setting specific goals. In this article, we’ll talk about the benefits of a focused plan and we’ll share some tips on how you can set some goals and get the most out of your next photowalk.

"Winding Path" by Gerald Chan

“Winding Path” by Gerald Chan (Or Letting Lines Lead)

December 10, 2013 / by

This week we share the work of Gerald Chan who has paved the way to an excellent photo composition using the Line building block of design. By embracing and featuring the line of the path in his work, he has captured our eye. Read on to be inspired and learn more about this photograph.

"Brilliant 3000" by Lukas Litzinger

“Brilliant 3000″ by Lukas Litzinger (Or HDR Used To Tell The Story)

November 12, 2013 / by

Lukas Litzinger uses HDR as a tool to reveal storytelling aspects of a scene within his photograph. We discuss this great photo and explore how HDR helps to tell the story.

"Eye Portrait" by Thamer Al-Hassan

The Eyes Have It (Common Photographic Themes)

October 08, 2013 / by

This month, we explore eyes as a common theme among our Flickr pool. As one of the most emotive features of the human body, the eyes are powerful in almost every portrait. But what if the eyes are the subject alone? Read on to be inspired.

"Looking Forward" by Lukas Hetzmannseder

“Looking Forward” by Lukas Hetzmannseder (Or A Photo Exists Where You Stand)

August 27, 2013 / by

If you’ve found yourself short on ideas, much can be learned by Lukas Hetzmannseder’s photo, “Looking Forward”, which teaches us that great photos aren’t found, they are created.

Untitled by Shannon Adelson

Untitled by Shannon Adelson (Or Fresh Ideas Beats Experience)

August 20, 2013 / by

In a comparison between two photographs, Shannon Adelson’s fresh idea beats the experiences of yours truly. In this article, we discuss how Shannon’s unique approach and his choice of focal length yields a more interesting photo. Featuring Eastern State Penitentiary.