Category Archives: Creativity

The Story – Arches

Our first morning JP (John Paul Caponigro) instructed us to find the story. He told us we should go so far as to write it down. Of course I cringed inside. Writing goes deep, it requires engagement of muscles that … Continue reading

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The innocent love of creating

I’ve been struggling since I decided to re-start my visual exploration. It is the same struggle I felt when I started in college, the same one that made me quit 15 years ago. I come from a working class family. … Continue reading

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Huntington Witherill – I loved this

John Paul Caponigro posted these videos on his site. I watched them and loved them. Beautiful work and inspiring words. Here’s some key quotes I pulled as I watched them: Photographs are ‘stylized interpretations of reality’. Every photograph ‘is a … Continue reading

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Art is poetry when…

Pulled from Permission to Suck,  an exploration on creativity. Art is poetry when “poetry” is an emotionally rewarded aesthetic banter with our senses. Reduce craft to a one button push, the poetry now includes a lackluster effort to engage – similar to a … Continue reading

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A phrase worth some consideration

From David duChemin on his blog at: PixelatedImage.com He discusses the question we often ask before we commit to an endeavor: ‘Am I good enough?‘ To often we forget to ask: ‘Do I love it enough?‘ It takes both. Maybe more … Continue reading

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24 hours a day – every day

  As I re-initiate this journey I need to revitalize my focus. I need to start watching, seeking for those images that deserve to be captured, ideas that will inspire me. My first effort was to build a portable art packet. Pencils, … Continue reading

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