Tag: creativity

Podcast Interview with Bill Fortney – Photographer Extraordinare

Podcast Interview with Bill Fortney – Photographer Extraordinare

Our latest episode of We Talk Photo features an interview with Bill Fortney, one of the nicest guys you’ll ever meet in the photography business.  Listen as Jack and John talk to Bill about his storied career, fun tales from the business and some of his thoughts on photography today and in the future.  It’s … Continue reading Podcast Interview with Bill Fortney – Photographer Extraordinare

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Photojournalist Ken Hawkins

Photojournalist Ken Hawkins

If I was asked to categorize myself (btw I hate answering this question), I would say I'm a photographer. Period.  Then, I might add that I make my living in the photo genre of landscape and nature, but I'm keenly interested in all genres of photography and I don't try to limit my experiences, skills … Continue reading Photojournalist Ken Hawkins

One Picture Makes the Trip

One Picture Makes the Trip

Every time I go out, I hope to come back with at least one image that I like.  It doesn't have to be a great, epic image that I will hang on the wall....my aspirations aren't that high.  I am happy if I have at least one image that I am proud of, that is … Continue reading One Picture Makes the Trip

Photography Podcast – We Talk Photo

Photography Podcast – We Talk Photo

I want to introduce our new podcast, called We Talk Photo.  It is a podcast about photography where we share information, gossip, funny stories and industry news with our listeners. We want this podcast to be lighthearted and not full of hardcore technical stuff (lots of good folks doing that already).  My co-host, Jack Graham, … Continue reading Photography Podcast – We Talk Photo

Fuji GFX 50s & 120mm Macro Shots

Fuji GFX 50s & 120mm Macro Shots

A couple of days ago I taught a small class on "close-up" photography and I brought in my Fujifilm 50s and 120mm macro lens to shoot with. I don't call what I do "macro" because that implies 1:1 magnification and a bunch of other stuff.  I have always preferred the term "close-up" photography so I … Continue reading Fuji GFX 50s & 120mm Macro Shots

Photography Essentials

Photography Essentials

What is essential to you in your photo bag?  That one thing you won't leave home without when you go on a shoot.  Is it dependent on what you're going to be shooting or is it just an essential all of the time?   Have those "essentials" changed over time for you? As I'm sure … Continue reading Photography Essentials

Are Photo Workshops right for you?

Are Photo Workshops right for you?

It's the start of a new year and photography workshop season is spinning up. I'm finishing the last bits of preparation for my workshops, updating syllabuses, creating new presentations, researching new locations and finalizing several new teaching courses.  It's a lot of work, but it's something that I am highly motivated to do in order … Continue reading Are Photo Workshops right for you?