Advice to the multi-passionate! (This might just change your life)

Advice to the multi-passtionate.

Hello, my multi-passionate photographically artistic friends! Got more photo genres you love than a gaggle of schizophrenic mini-me’s could ever get done in a lifetime? Listen up! I’ve got some weird advice that might change your life.

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Hello, Procreate! Where have you been all my life?

Hello Procreate! I’m sooooo happy to meet you! Where have you been all my life? [Swoon]

For those of you who don’t know, Procreate is a digital illustration app for the iPadPro – and it’s blowing my mind!

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The “See Your World” Workshop palooza!

The “See Your World” photography workshop happened last week, right here in my Truckee/Lake Tahoe region. It was my first event in the U.S.!

Read on… or listen on! I record most blog posts into audio episodes for your listening pleasure. 😉

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And Now For A Message From the Creative Force

A Message From… 

SOOOO many fantastic conversations are going on lately, all stemming from the whole “artistic voice” idea. I see it in communities where participants from my workshops and retreats gather… and in the greater artistic community, who is experiencing an even more persistent “Ahem!” from their creative souls than ever before. Continue reading “And Now For A Message From the Creative Force”

Top 5 Tips for Attending a Photography Event or Workshop

My top 5 tips for attending a photography event or workshop is today’s topic. As always, both I’ve included both audio and the written version (pics too!), along with a section containing all the links I mention in this piece.
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The Everyday Genius of Your Artistic Voice: Episode 8: Storytelling

Welcome to the final episode of “The Everyday Genius of Your Artistic Voice”: Storytelling

Wow! Today’s the final episode of our 8-Part series about artistic voice in Photography. We’ve been all about turning what might seem like an ephemeral concept – into practical application. My fondest hope is that it’s the beginning of a great conversation – one that’ll last a lifetime! Continue reading “The Everyday Genius of Your Artistic Voice: Episode 8: Storytelling”

The Everyday Genius of Your Artistic Voice: Part 6, Art&Business

Everyday Genius Part 6: Art&Business

In Part 6 of The Everyday Genius of Your Artistic Voice… Lauri Novak and I wrap up the  conversation we started in Episode 5: “Art&Business “. In this one, she offers 7 tips SHE has used to successfully cross the line from hobbyist photographer to photo pro.
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The Everyday Genius of Your Artistic Voice: Part 5, Art&Business

I decided that this series called for a big fat “Art&Business” section. Why? Because soooo many questions come up around this in general – even so more when folks try to reconcile “artistic voice” and how NOT to sell out when attempting to shift from hobbyist to entrepreneurial business maven.  Continue reading “The Everyday Genius of Your Artistic Voice: Part 5, Art&Business”

The Everyday Genius of Your Artist’s Voice: Part 4, Cameras & Gear

Today’s episode of “The Everyday Genius of Your Artistic Voice” gets into the shark infested waters of cameras and gear. But with a light touch! It’s really ALL about getting priorities straight: voice and vision first, the gear to best do the job second. Always.

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The Everyday Genius of Your Artistic Voice: Q&A

The Everyday Genius of Your Artistic Voice: Q&A

Every week in our fun 8-part series, I throw out the invitation to ask questions, make comments and share thoughts. THANK YOU one and all for doing so! As part of the awesome shares, a question was raised I thought warranted its own post. Thanks to Elizabeth for posing it!  Continue reading “The Everyday Genius of Your Artistic Voice: Q&A”

The Everyday Genius of Your Artist’s Voice: Part 3, Appearance

Welcome to episode 3 in my 8-part series that I’m calling: “The Everyday Genius of Your Artist’s Voice”. Today, we talk Appearance. Why? Well, two reasons: Continue reading “The Everyday Genius of Your Artist’s Voice: Part 3, Appearance”

The Everyday Genius of Your Artist’s Voice: Part 2, Preparation

In today’s episode of The Everyday Genius of Your Artist’s Voice, I thought we’d talk about PREPARATION. I don’t hear photographers chatting about this kind of prep… and yet, I find it as crucial as having the right lenses, filters, camera bag, shoes – whatever. Continue reading “The Everyday Genius of Your Artist’s Voice: Part 2, Preparation”

The Everyday Genius of Your Artist’s Voice: Part 1

Welcome to Part 1 of an eight-part series here on the blog I’m calling “The Everyday Genius of Your Artist’s Voice”!

Below, you’ll see (er, hear) that I recorded this installment… as I will all the others. I’ll put a transcript down at the bottom, for those prefer reading. Now then…

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Your Gear Can Help You Create With Emotion… and Temi!

Today, blog cast #2! Use your gear to create with emotion – and Temi!
Today’s topics and where you can find ’em in the timeline:

Temi.com: 00:48
Create With Gear/Emotion: 4:09
Q&A call to activate: 12:26
Plus: I seriously need to come up with a name for these ‘casts!

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Create Different: When (Written) Words Just Aren’t Enough

“Create Different”. I decided to do just that and record my blog post. See, my morning began today with the startling realization that it’s time to shift gears with how, what and why I create. “Whoa!” I thought. “What game is afoot now?”  Welcome to my newest experiment!

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