PassionBook

The Passionate Photographer Book & Blog

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It has been seven years since my book The Passionate Photographer was first released and though I haven’t read the book 🙂 –it has…

Let’s Talk About Photo Volume, Style and Technique

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Regardless of the subject matter you’re passionate about, another common thread linking great master photographers together is their ability to communicate their own unique…

The Power Of The Personal Project

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When I was 16, I spent a dream summer riding around my Honda 70cc motorcycle with an all-mechanical Nikon FM with 35mm f/2.8 lens dangling from…

“Just Shoot It” and They (Great Images) Will Come

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There are many examples of inspiration that speak to the theory of getting through a volume of work to produce something worthwhile and satisfying….

Close the Gap

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From my own experience as a photography teacher, I have seen and heard this same scenario often—where photographers describe their excitement for the photo…

Howard Chapnick on the Photo Essay

Howard Chapnick on the Photo Essay

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In perhaps the best description I’ve seen of what the photo essay should be, the late Howard Chapnick, founder of Black Star Agency and…

Action Step 2: Volume, Volume, Volume

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Just Shoot It! Getting through the volume will make you a better photographer. Give yourself a deadline to start shooting right away. Do a…