Why Impressionist Photography is the Best Way to Explore Your Creativity

Impressionist photography is full of surprises. It is not an exact science. When you use a certain technique, the outcome is not always certain. The technique takes on a life of its own – and anything can happen. Sometimes the result surpasses your hopes, but there is also the risk of failure. This is all part of the thrill of impressionist photography.

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Expressive Flowers

Flowers make excellent models; they are incredibly beautiful, they will pose for you any time of the day and never complain.  Learning to see the intricate forms and colours of the simplest blossom will enhance your ability to see and photograph everything.

Photographing flowers takes patience and concentration. I wish I could tell you there is a simple method for creating impressionist images of flowers, but there isn’t one. Each variety presents a new challenge, but with practice you will very quickly learn how to control your camera and witness magical things happening before you.

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What Makes a Great Impressionist Photo?

From the choice of subject matter to the use of appropriate techniques, there are many factors that contribute to the success of impressionist photographs. Although there is no magic formula, there are four elements that are significant ingredients for creating great impressionist photographs. Continue reading What Makes a Great Impressionist Photo?

How to Take Your Impressionist Photography to the Next Level

Do you produce acceptable impressionist images, but don’t consider them great? Doy ou have the feeling of repetition that makes you tired of every subject? Do you think that everything you produce is boring and that keeps you from creating new images?

Everyone has experienced this kind of feeling. Whether you are a beginner or you’ve been photographing for many years, it’s not always a smooth ride. You’ve probably already discovered that impressionist photography is a lot more difficult than it appears.

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Eva’s Adventures in Wonderland – Photo of the Month

“Every adventure requires a first step”  — Cheshire Cat

welcome to wonderland by eva polak

You only need 4 simple ingredients to transport yourself to magical world of Little Kingdom:

-interesting subject

-beautiful light

-water

-and small colour manipulation in Lightroom

welcome to wonderland by eva polak

welcome to wonderland by eva polak

welcome to wonderland by eva polak

Developing Your Creative Spirit

Being creative is something you do rather than something you are. Creativity is an ever-evolving loop of learning skills, experimenting, evaluating and discovering something unique. There is continuous movement back and forth that expands to greater knowledge as you move along. Anyone can develop creative spirit by learning and practising. Creativity is simply a journey that begins with an interest and a willingness to experience something new and experiment with it.

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