Tag Archives: Visual Language

A Tool for Our Heart and Soul

I want to follow up my post Like Roots to a Plant last week, continuing the thoughts about the tension between Eros and Logos. Or between craftsmanship and expressing the heart. Is there a contradiction between the two? Personally I … Continue reading

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Some Things Never Change

In my post A Delicate Balance last week, I wrote about the dialectic process that photography is. On one hand, you have the technical foundation, that a photograph comes into being by technical means; and on the other hand, that … Continue reading

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Developing Your Photographic Voice

Some call it style, some call it vision, and others again call it personal expression. It doesn’t really matter what you call it, the point is; as artists we all seek our own distinctive way of conveying how we see … Continue reading

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A Good Photograph, What is that?

What is that makes a photograph good? Photographers through all times have pondered over this question as have artists in any other creative fields about their kind work. There isn’t really a simple answer to the question, and the opinions … Continue reading

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Starting Another eWorkshop

In January I will once again offer my eWorkshop «Finding Your Photographic Voice». If you want to develop your photography into a more distinct and expressive way this is a good opportunity to get a guided hand and feedback from … Continue reading

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Seeing Beyond

                 Do you see the iguana? The way we human beings have developed our seeing, that is to objectify and label everything around us, is unfortunately restricting us more than it is aiding us when we photograph. Because – as I … Continue reading

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Photographically Seeing

For a photographer seeing is where it all starts. If you don’t see anything that interests you, you won’t be able to take any interesting photos. Obviously. However, there is a big difference between seeing in general and seeing with … Continue reading

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