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Photography and not being Technically Perfect.

Video: Blog Header Photo Shoot.

I wouldn't say I'm the greatest photographer in the world. I have some training and my photography teacher in college always thought I had a great eye for composition but I've never really taken the whole thing that seriously. I don't have a passion for taking great photos.
I use what I know as tool for a means to an end. Taking photos to illustrate an article I may have written and occasionally to express an idea. However I don't go to great lengths to ensure I have perfect focus, ideal lighting or just the right camera for the job.
In my photo shoot to create an image for my blog header you can see the final image I went with (pictured right) is slightly out of focus and the lighter areas are over exposed so that certain details are washed out or lost altogether. I'm sure there are real photographers cringing... that's the photo you chose to use?
For this photo shoot the final image didn't need to be perfect. I knew the com…

Changes to this Blog...

You may have noticed that my posts to this blog have slowed to bare minimum. I've never been that consistent with frequent posting but never the less I'm going to persevere. There's a lot of great writing in this blog (well at least some of my best writing) so there is no way I want to abandon it and especially not delete it.

2010 pretty much spiraled into a complete stand still on just about everything I've been doing other than making GoAnimations (see my animation and video blog). However this can't continue and I have been thinking a lot about how to reignite my interest in other areas of my creativity. Particularly painting and making videos about my work.

My actual web site has also become a bit of a problem and isn't promoting my work as well as it could. I've tried to make my artwork feature more on my homepage in the hope it would encourage a few print sales but I don't think it's encouraged anything other than some great feedback on how pe…

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