Category Archives: Inspiration

50 Years, 50 Images: Reflections on Inspiration and the Creative Process

Looking forward to my presentation 50 Years, 50 Images: Reflections on Inspiration and the Creative Process. I’ll be speaking at the Vero Beach Community Center hosted by the Indian River Photography Club. Their meeting starts at 6:30 with a photo contest … Continue reading

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Motivating Quote On Inspiration By Chuck Close

As the new year takes hold here’s a motivating quote on inspiration from artist Chuck Close. “Inspiration is for amateurs – the rest of us just show up and get to work” – Chuck Close   “Since the late 1960s Chuck Close has … Continue reading

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Quote On Art From Keith Haring

“Art should be something that liberates your soul, provokes the imagination and encourages people to go further.” – Keith Haring “During a brief but intense career that spanned the 1980s, Haring’s work was featured in over 100 solo and group … Continue reading

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Quote About Light From Artist Wynn Bullock

“As sounds in a musical composition can be used not to express physical objects but ideas, emotions, harmonies, rhythmic orders and most any expression of the human mind and spirit, so light can be used visually to express the mind … Continue reading

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Abstract Color Photography From Creative Sparks Photographer Bill Lord

Last night was the last Creative Sparks session for the summer as I’ll be teaching Discovering Your Creative Vision at the Vero Beach Museum of Art on Thursday evenings beginning June 19th. I want to thank all of you for making Creative Sparks so inspiring! Here’s this … Continue reading

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Inspiring Quote On Photography From Josef Sudek

“Everything around us, dead or alive, in the eyes of a crazy photographer mysteriously takes on many variations, so that a seemingly dead object comes to life through light or by its surroundings. And if the photographer has a bit … Continue reading

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Caffeine Inspires Interior Photographer In Florida – Windsor, Vero Beach, Florida

I had a great day shooting interiors in a beautiful home in Windsor yesterday. I used this “sparkling espresso” as a prop and power booster enjoying some nice caffeine inspiration throughout the day! It reminded me of the BeBe Cafe Tony Soluri … Continue reading

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Photograph From Creative Sparks Photographer Bob Webster

Last night’s Creative Sparks session was inspiring as always. We discussed discovering your creative vision and the idea of photography as means of exploration and discovery. We also continued our conversation about chaos and order from last week. Bob Webster has an … Continue reading

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Inspiring Quote On Creativity From Austin Kleon

Last weekend I read a great little book on being creative by Austin Kleon. The book, Show Your Work!, is his follow-up to Steal Like An Artist!. It’s full of inspiration and motivation in 10 short steps. I found this great little … Continue reading

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Great Quote On Art, Science & Photography From Adam Fuss

Here’s a great quote on art, science and photography from artist Adam Fuss. “I was attracted to photography because it was technical, full of gadgets, and I was obsessed with science. But at some point around fifteen or sixteen, I … Continue reading

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