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How to Critique a Photo

By | 26 January, 2015|A Photographer's Attitude, Advanced Photography Aspects, Basic Photography Aspects, Photo Critique|

I would like to expand on the importance of giving people good, useful and most importantly honest feedback. As beginner photographers embark on their journey they amass a huge number of images. Generally they produce prolific quantities of work, which inevitably ends up on social network pages. When you upload to a site such as Facebook and tag friends and family members the comments start rolling in. These comments offer great self-esteem boosts causing us to add more images to get our fix of ego stroking.

Accepting Criticism of your Photographs

By | 13 December, 2012|A Photographer's Attitude, Advanced Photography Aspects, Basic Photography Aspects, Photo Critique|

I often work with new photographers and when I ask to see their work they become shy and introverted “no, I’m not showing you that”. This is surprisingly common, and if you think about it, it is also a surprisingly counter intuitive stance. As an artist or a photographer specifically, you have chosen a solely visual medium and its very purpose is to be seen.