Monthly Archives: August 2013

Creative photography from Creative Sparks by Mike Brown

This week’s featured image from Creative Sparks comes from Mike Brown. Wow! This image really pops! I love the bold use of color and unexpected perspective in this photograph. The sense of space is also very interesting as the diagonal lines and … Continue reading

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Inspiring Quote On Photography By Richard Avedon

Here’s a great quote on photography from the great portrait photographer Richard Avedon. “A portrait is not a likeness. The moment an emotion or fact is transformed into a photograph it is no longer a fact but an opinion. There … Continue reading

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Funny quote on photography

It’s Monday morning and this quote gave me a chuckle. Although Abraham Lincoln wasn’t a photographer, his dog Fido was the first Presidential dog ever to be photographed. “There are no bad pictures; that’s just how your face looks sometimes.” … Continue reading

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Creative Photography Ideas from Creative Sparks Photographer Lee Chestnut

This week’s featured photograph from Creative Sparks comes from photographer Lee Chestnut. Lee has been working along several paths recently. Some of his work explores witty or unexpected juxtapositions, in other work he combines multiple photographs in Photoshop to create entirely … Continue reading

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Photographing Time As The Fourth Dimension

Fong Qi Wei has a creative technique for photographing time as the fourth dimension. To create the images for his series Time is a Dimension, the Signapore-based photographer shoots around sunrise or sunset capturing a sequence of images over a … Continue reading

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Inspiring Quote From Photographer Alfred Stieglitz

“The great geniuses are those who have kept their childlike spirit and have added to it breadth of vision and experience.” – Alfred Stieglitz                                 … Continue reading

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Creative photography idea from Creative Sparks photographer Nancy Alderman

This week’s creative photography ideas comes from Creative Sparks photographer Nancy Alderman. Those of you who know me or are familiar with my work know my enthusiasm for images that are cosmic, celestial, mysterious and even spiritual. This image strikes me … Continue reading

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Observations – Street Art Wynwood Art District Miami

We had a great trip to Miami on Saturday to check out the Wynwood Art District Art Walk. Of course we stopped at Versailles for an amazing cafe con leche before heading over to Wynwood. We arrived as a film … Continue reading

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Inspiring Quote On Photography By Stephen Shore

Here’s an interesting quote on photography from Stephen Shore to get you thinking creatively. “There’s something arbitrary about taking a picture. So I can stand at the edge of a highway and take one step forward and it can be … Continue reading

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Inspiring photo from Creative Sparks – Bill Lord

This week’s featured photograph from my Creative Sparks creativity workshop is by Bill Lord. Bill recently began coming to Creative Sparks after taking a long hiatus from photography. Here’s a photograph he made over the weekend while exploring a local scrapyard with his … Continue reading

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