Personal Pearls of Wisdom

Personal Pearls Of Wisdom: More Shots Per Hour.

January 25, 2014

One of my all time favorite Pearls of Wisdom” is one that I’ve been saying both in my almost three years of teaching my online class with the PPSOP, and the thirty years of conducting my “Stretching Your Frame of Mind”  workshops around the planet…more shots per hour. One of the things that stands out […]

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Personal Pearls Of Wisdom: Make It A Quick Read

October 16, 2013

I’ve been conducting workshops since the early eighties, and over the years I’ve been known to occasionally spout out something fairly intelligent. These quips have morphed into what I now affectionately refer to as my “Personal Pearls of Wisdom“. One of my favorites that I’m always using in my online class with the PPSOP, and […]

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Personal Pearls Of Wisdom: Transcend The Ordinary

February 19, 2013

I teach fellow photographers how to incorporate the elements of Visual Design and composition into their photography. In my online class with the PPSOP, and in my “Stretching Your Frame of Mind” workshops I conduct around the planet  people sometimes become complacent in their approach to their photos. They’re no longer interested in being the […]

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Personal Pearls Of Wisdom: Photograph What You’d Like to See, Not What You See.

November 2, 2012

One of the most important Pearls I share with my online class with the PPSOP, and with my “Stretching Your Frame Of mind” workshops I conduct around the planet is, “I don’t photograph what I see, I photograph what I’d like to see”. I don’t know about you, but for me it’s not often that […]

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Personal Pearls Of Wisdom: In A Perfect World, What If?

September 23, 2012

One of my favorite Pearls I’m always asking my online students with the PPSOP, and my “Stretching Your Frame of Mind” workshops is, “In a perfect world, what if?”. What I mean is that if they could go back and re-take a photo they submitted and they were able to do anything different that they […]

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Food For Digital Thought: Been There Shot That?

August 19, 2012

Henry David Thoreau once said, “It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see”. This is a quote I memorized thirty years ago when while I was doing some personal research on his essay entitled Civil Disobedience. It struck me as something I had been doing all along in my photography, as […]

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Personal Pearls of Wisdom: Get Up Close And Personal

July 31, 2012

  I’m sure a lot of you have heard this at one time or another by lots of different people. It’s an important expression that’s been around for a long time, and I personally have been using it since the middle eighties in my “Stretching Your Frame of mind” workshops, and in the my online […]

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Personal Pearls of Wisdom: “Good Photographers Follow the Rules, Great Photographers Break Them”.

April 13, 2012

On the beginning Friday of my four week class I teach online with the PPSOP, and the first day of my “Stretching Your Frame of Mind” workshop I conduct around the plane, I introduce what I call my “Personal Pearls of Wisdoms”. These are sayings I’ve created during my forty plus year career as a […]

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Personal Pearls Of Wisdom: Go With The Flow.

March 27, 2012

As the followers of my blog, my online students with the PPSOP, and the photographers who have attended my “Stretching your Frame of mind” workshop all know, I have a plethora of random thoughts gathered throughout my photographic and teaching career. I call these thoughts my “Personal Pearls of Wisdom“. Dating back to the early […]

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Personal Pearls of Wisdom: Getting Over The Hump.

February 21, 2012

I don’t know about you, but to me, there’s always a Hump of some sort to get over in my life: If it’s when I’m playing poker, the first hand I win (usually after a period of really cold cards) is called the hump. Playing softball, it’s the first home run. If it’s eating Sushi […]

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