“Every adventure requires a first step” — Cheshire Cat
You only need 4 simple ingredients to transport yourself to magical world of Little Kingdom:
-and small colour manipulation in Lightroom
Making great images requires more than simply understanding how your camera works. Sure, fundamental knowledge is needed to ensure your images are technically correct, but to make them exciting and different requires your creative interpretation of the scene.
So, how do you become, and stay, creative? For me creativity is all about generating new ideas, finding new ways to capture things around me and seeing them in a new and different way. It starts with curiosity. I constantly ask questions and wonder how I can achieve a certain look or feel in my images. I observe and study light. I keep finding new ways to do things. I compare my images from different photo-shoots and try to figure out how and why I obtained different results.
There are many factors that might be keeping you from being creative. Let’s look at a list of ten ideas that you could use to make your creative process easier, giving you much pleasure and satisfaction from your photography.
Sean Kernan shares exciting exercises to help you tap into your well of creativity as a photographer.
Creativity is a process, not a product. There should never be a destination. Photography should be a constant search. Here are five easy steps to help you develop some systems and strategies to ensure you remain creative and make things happen.