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The Passionate Photographer – Dream It; Be It. (Revised & Remastered)

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It has been more than seven years since my brandsake book came out, The Passionate Photographer. I was very excited to pass on my…

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Your Photographic Style

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We all borrow from the photographers we admire, but after a volume of work, we leave their path and carve out a new one of our own. When you see a group of photographers all shooting from the same vantage point, shoot quick and then run the other way and find your own camera position.

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STYLE & TECHNIQUE

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I liken the process of shooting a volume of images to riding a roller coaster. At first it seems the process is going slow. You are in the open car, slowly making your way to the top of the tracks.

Winter New York City Workshop Feb 28 – March 1

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I don’t often talk about my workshops on this blog, but I wanted to bring your attention to this 3-Day Intensive in New York City…

Photo Critique Of The Week…Steve Simon

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This video post originally appeared on Patreon. Unlock a wealth of photo information designed to make you a better photographer and for a limited…

CLOSING THE GAP

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From my own experience as a photography educator and workshop leader, I have seen and heard this same scenario often—photographers describe their excitement for…

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No Shortcuts To Mastery

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Yousuf Karsh spent a lifetime perfecting his portrait lighting techniques. Here are Yousuf and me, graduation day, Dawson Institute of Photography, Montreal—at the beginning…

Seeing The Future

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“Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst.” Henri Cartier-Bresson Photography is a bit like trying to see the future, to trigger the shutter before…