See it. Believe it. Act on it.

You see your photography fiends and other people online succeeding and creating beautiful images, yet you can’t seem to wrap your brain around exactly how they created those photographs. What do they know that you don’t? What do you need to do to breakthrough to the next level of photographic success?

Patti Dobrowlski shows you how to build a roadmap to your desired future. See it. Believe it. Act on it.

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Dance!

Learning the Visual Language of Dance

My fascination with dance began when I was a child. I must admit I never achieved any kind of mastery, despite many years of training and my great passion for this art form. Only through my photography did I manage to turn dance into a beautiful world of expression. Whenever I have a chance I grab my camera to photograph any form and style of dancing. The moving body conveys feelings or ideas that cannot be put into words. Being able to capture that through my camera gives me enormous joy and great satisfaction.

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Impressionists Technique to Try – Light

Day 4

Impressionism and Light

Impressionist painters were preoccupied with light.
Monet’s series paintings can really be seen as a logical extension to the Impressionist principle of painting the light and capturing a fleeting moment in time.

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Here is a result of my own series of photographs. For a whole year I was photographing and seeing one place in different light and weather conditions, in every season and different time of day.

You can read more about my project here A Voyage of Discovery


Creative Exercise

Look at any object you like and ask yourself in exactly what light you are seeing it. Would its essence, its expression, its form, its colour or its meaning change if the lighting were to change? What shadows are created by the light that it falling on the subject, and where exactly can you see them? Create several images. Experiment and have fun.


This is the 4th post in a 31 Day Series: 31 Days Inspired by Impressionism.

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