Posts Tagged ‘Photo Coach’

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blog post: the music of the earth

“The Earth has music for those who listen.” — George Santayana The Earth “sings to us” every day in ways that awaken our senses and spirit.  It offers us unimaginable gifts if only we might stop and listen to them, or see them.  There, right in front of you in the middle of winter is
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blog post: wishing or doing?

“If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of potential – for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible. Pleasure disappoints; possibility never.” — Soren Kierkegaard If I were to wish for anything, I’d wish to create an interactive dialog with
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blog post: learning for fun

“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” — Thich Nhat Hanh I recently spent some 1:1 time with one of the Zen Photography Safari attendees (Arron H.) helping him learn about the resources available for processing the images he had taken at one
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blog post: now what?

“The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness.” — Lao Tzu You’ve attained technical mastery with your camera and perhaps even with on-/off-camera lighting.  now what? How do you connect; how do you move from the typical to the extraordinary?  what to do, what to see…differently, or compose…differently;
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blog post: attainment

“I have so overcome the mechanics of my camera that it functions responsive to my desires,  my shutter coordinating with my brain is released in a way,  as natural as I might move my arm.  I am beginning to approach actual attainment in photography — that in my ego of two or three years ago
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blog post: nourishment

“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” — Chinese Proverb If i tell you how to do something without showing you, without teaching you the hows and explaining the what-fors, what will you learn?  you will learn that
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blog post: yin + yang of exposure

A super-simplistic primer on exposure meant for individuals who are in the early stages of learning photography. Reciprocity. noun. [res-uh-pros-i-tee]: a mutual exchange.  it happens in life, and it happens in photography. In determining exposure when you are photographing, it’s helpful if you remember to recall the principle of reciprocity: “if i take a stop
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blog post: inspira-Zen

“Inspiration is a different thing.  Through inspiration you start on the journey, not on any effort of copying.  You move on your own path.  Inspiration is just a challenge.  A thirst arises, and then you move.  Tantra says, ‘Be inspired, but don’t become imitators.’  Always remember that you are your own goal.” — Osho “Tantra”
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