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Six Photography Tips - Discovery Blog
"Photography is pretty simple stuff. You just react to what you see, and take many, many, pictures." - Eliott Erwitt

TIP-TOP TIP AFFIRMATION #1

Good example of the basic approach to photography I’ve undertaken. It might not work for all, but I have no complaints about using this method as my fundamental picture taking strategy.

Photography Tip #2: "A good photograph is knowing where to stand." - Ansel Adams

TIP-TOP TIP AFFIRMATION #2

A new layer of complexity eventually arises with photography. How do I re-create another photo with so much amazing beauty? Like that gorgeous sunrise in the forest photo that I was lucky enough to snap up while camping? How do I make a photo with all that awesome beauty happen once again? Where do I need to stand and point my camera this time?

"Only photograph what you love." - Tim Walker

TIP-TOP TIP AFFIRMATION #3

It goes without saying but if you’re taking pictures for reasons besides your own inherent love of the subject matter, then maybe you should just go home instead. Perhaps you’re wasting your own time.

"Light makes photography. Embrace light. Admire it. Love it. But above all, know light. Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to photography." - George Eastman

TIP-TOP TIP AFFIRMATION #4

Photography is the act of recording a snapshot in time, with a power acquired through virtues bequeathed to modern humans with the advent of modern technology… Using a device that allows operators the ability to capture and record light, which comes from the sun.

In other words… Photography is documenting a moment in space and time, with colors that have been painted by the sun, using a camera.

"Dont shoot what it looks like. Shoot what it feels like." - David Allen Harvey

TIP-TOP TIP AFFIRMATION #5

The best photography is the act of creating an original picture, with the capacity to invoke an emotional response.

"The important thing is, you have to have something important to say about the world." -Paul Strand

TIP-TOP TIP AFFIRMATION #6

If you’re saying something important about the world with your photography… Then you’re a bonafide artist creating true art. Thanks.

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Frosty Snoder
Frosty Snoder (@frosty)
1 year ago

The fastest way to make money from photography is to sell your camera.

Old World Buffalo
Old World Buffalo (@old-world-buffalo)
Reply to  Frosty Snoder
1 year ago

The second fastest way to make money from photography is to shoot a bride and groom..