motivation

29 Photography Tips from Some of the Most Influential People in the Industry – Photography Article

During last week’s Sony Kando trip, photographer and YouTuber Taylor Jackson got to meet some of the most recognizable faces in the world of photography. Fortunately for us, he took the time to ask each of them for their #1 tip for photographers who are just starting out. The resulting video is 15 minutes of sage advice from YouTube super-stars like iJustine, top-notch wedding photographers like Scott Robert Lim, and famed photojournalist David Burnett, among many others. The tips range…

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A Few Tips on Mental Resilience for Creatives – Photography Article

Fortunately, we are beginning to find ourselves in a world where it’s okay to open up a little more about mental health. It’s great! It’s the age of empathy and humility now, and I think once we begin to empathize properly with each other, we’ll be in a much better place. We’ve all got the same prehistoric brain, and it’s surprising how you can begin to essentially ‘re-program’ your thoughts. I’ve most certainly had my battles with mental health and…

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8 Ways to Get Inspired and Break Through Creative Block – Photography Article

I believe all artists experience “blocks” every once in a while. Feelings of discouragement or lack of motivation, inspiration, and will to do something we know we love to do. Writers have a “writer’s block” – a condition in which a writer is unable to write anything. Logically, it doesn’t make sense; how could a writer who has written hundreds of pages before not be able to form sentences all of a sudden? But it’s nothing to do with writing…

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5 tips for Motivation in Photography – Photography Article

#TravelTuesday with Dave sure comes around quick, doesn’t it! I’m back! From time to time we may need to remind ourselves about why we work so hard at photography and don’t seem to get anywhere, be it for any number of reasons ranging from being stuck in a rut or for trying to achieve something time after time that fails. Like me, trying to get a shot of a lighthouse in front of a huge chalk cliff and failing several…

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7 Signs You’re in a Photography Rut and 7 Ideas to Get Your Groove Back – Photography Article

Are you in a photography rut? You are not the only one. Nope. Not at all. We all get this, as painful and as frustrating as it is. It sneaks it’s way in; you may not even realise it at first. Then “Bam!” it hits you square in the lens. You’re in a creative, photography rut. You’re doing the same thing over and over. Your camera bag is becoming an irritant. Your workflow is getting so routine that you could…

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Failure is an option – Scott Kelby’s Photoshop Insider – Photography Article

Hi all! It’s #TravelTuesday here at Scott Kelby’s Photoshop Insider and that means I’m here to lay down something from the world of Photoshop, Photography, Travel and Life. Today is no exception! I’m Dave Williams – Let me tell you a sad story. There’s a shot I want to get so bad. It’s here in the UK and it’s dangerous! I want to get out on the water of the English Channel to shoot the Beachy Head Light from the…

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My Top Advice for all GRADUATES – Photography Article

Listen to the Podcast Congrats! You did it – you’re graduating! Big ups on all the hard work and long hours. But here’s the scary part. Graduation is the first day of the rest of your life. Last week by far the most popular question I saw in my social feed was around graduation. Either YOU were graduating, your friends or sons / daughters–and, naturally, there was a lot of concern. Generally you asked what I’d tell new graduates in…

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Your Mind Can Transform Your Life with Tom Bilyeu – Photography Article

Today’s podcast is a hero’s journey of sorts – featuring Tom Bilyeu, founder the billion-dollar nutrition brand Quest Nutrition and Impact Theory podcast and content agency. This episode takes us over the hills and through valleys of Tom’s career – from hiding in soul crushing jobs and destroying his health with crushing anxiety to personal transformation and meteoric entrepreneurial rise. We chat about neuroplasticity and how Tom has rewired his brain, undoing negative thought patterns and replacing them with healthy,…

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