Category Archives: The Zen Mind and Photography

CHANGE YOUR STATE OF MIND

For some time now I could not find a comfortable walking groove with a large camera and lens. I am 64 and hauling a large camera and a bag of lenses is no longer an easy task. I find that … Continue reading

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POINT OF VIEW

A wise photographer told me  ”when you can’t seem to find the photo. . . turn around or come in from a different angle”   Where is the light in reference to the subject.  Here is an example. During a … Continue reading

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FIND A UNIQUE POINT OF VIEW

Making a good photo that tells a story usually takes some thought.  It is rare to pull your camera up and go snap, snap and have a unique photograph.   This business of pulling the camera up fast and blasting … Continue reading

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360 DEGREES OF SEEING

  Jay Maisel tells a story about working on a photograph in front of him only to have his wife suggesting he turn around.   There was a far better photograph behind him.  The point of this is becoming aware … Continue reading

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ZEN WEATHER

One of our greatest living photographers, Jay Maisel, speaks often about “going out empty.”  Jay carries a camera all the time as does Arthur Meyerson and Seth Resnick.  I can’t remember ever seeing any of teem without one.  Each of … Continue reading

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