Posts Tagged ‘How to be Creative’

Road Trip 2010 Day 00 – Planning the Trip

Road Trip 2010 Day 00 - Planning the Trip

John & Thea Trefethen are hitting the road and all of you are welcome to come along. Throughout the duration of the trip I will be posting a series of video blogs that discuss everything from what inspired the journey to how to prepare and ultimately approach the subject of photography.

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Traveling from here to there

Traveling from here to there

As photographers, we must constantly keep our tool chest full of ideas. The fear: running out of work. It is this possibility that knocks ever-so consistently upon the back door of our subconscious. This post describes my habits that keep me working.

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Our Familiar

Our Familiar

As the seasons change, semesters draw to a close or residencies end, it’s important to realize the importance of setting a routine for yourself, a routine that keeps you working. Enrollment in a photography class or being surrounded by a community of artists is great, and keeps us working. But what happens when the classes […]

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Creative Exploration and the Generation of Ideas

Creative Exploration and the Generation of Ideas

In terms of new ideas and working projects, artists experience both green pastures, flowing with milk and honey and vast desert landscapes, dry as far as the eye can see. When the former prevails, a great peace envelopes the mind of the artist as he or she works through the ideas that lead to the […]

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