"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.

"Clock in the Musee D'orsay, Paris" by Andy Herbon

“Clock in the Musee D’orsay, Paris” by Andy Herbon (Or Reinterpreting A Classic)

April 15, 2014 / by

This week, we share with you a photo from Andy Herbon’s collection, a reinterpretation on a classic landmark shot. Are reiterations of classic photos a bad thing? We think not. Besides, we happen to like Andy’s photo. Read on to see why.

"Deep End" (cropped) by Ken Cadel

“Deep End” by Ken Cadel (Or

April 01, 2014 / by

Photographers have a voice unparalleled. Featuring the work of photographer Ken Cadel, we not only explore the vocal power of a great photo, but we explore how composition and processing can be tools when used sparingly.

"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.

"Falling Dream" by Francisca Grim

“Falling Dream” by Francisca Grim (Or Dream The Impossible)

March 11, 2014 / by

Photography is not nearly as limited as many might believe. Despite it’s base in the physical world, photographers have as much flexibility as any other artist. Featuring a photo by Francisca Grim, we discuss how we can use the laws of physics to our advantage in creating seemingly impossible images with our photography.

"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.

"Laterally Cycling" by Lukas Hetzmannseder

“Laterally Cycling” by Lukas Hetzmannseder (Or Let Your Audience Have Fun, Too)

February 04, 2014 / by

As photographers, we can’t always be serious and we can’t always worry about technical details. We are reminded of that this week with Lukas Hetzmannseder’s comedic submission to the Flickr Pool. So that we avoid getting too serious, we are intentionally leaving the technical review items aside for this bit of inspiration.

"Losing The Will To Glow" by Zaedah Black

“Losing The Will To Glow” by Zaedah Black (Or Observe The World You Know)

January 14, 2014 / by

Featuring the work of Zaedah Black, we learn about the power of observation and not letting features disappear into our environment. Though both are very important, seeing is more important than technical aspects that must follow.

"Though the road seems familiar...we're just remembering where to go" by Heather Binns

“Though The Road Seems Familiar, We’re Just Remembering Where To Go” by Heather Binns

December 17, 2013 / by

Featuring a story-telling photograph by Heather Binns, we are inspired both technically and spiritually. We explore the message in the photograph as well as the methods and compositional means in which she tells the story.