Creativity Top 12

Creativity Top 12 How to stand out from the crowd  Introduction Standing out among the ever-increasing number of photographers is becoming more and more difficult.  Gear and software are getting better and better.  Prices for photography hardware, software are consumables are getting more and more affordable.  Technical training is readily available. Information about locations that […]

Fifteen Remarks on Fine Art Photography Composition

Fifteen Remarks on Fine Art Photography Composition by Alain Briot Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world. Albert Einstein Moonset at Sunrize, Zabriskie Point, Death Valley, California Introduction What are the most important aspects of composing a Fine Art Photograph?  The answer to this question certainly varies from photographer […]

2012 Year-End Summary

2012 Year-End Summary Introduction This is a summary of my 2012 photographic activities.  This summary is organized by categories.  I have not offered a year-end summary before so this is something new to me.  I decided to do so this year because I believe it is interesting to take a look back at the most […]

Workshop Openings Update

Here are our current workshop openings:   1 – Our fall 2012 Workshops are sold out except for the Death Valley Workshop:  http://beautiful-landscape.com/Workshop-Death-Valley-Fall-12.html 2 – Our 2013 workshops are filling out quickly. Here is the link to all of them:  http://beautiful-landscape.com/Workshop-home.html Email alain@beautiful-landscape.com with any questions or to register. Pricing and detailed information are available […]

2012 Photography Curriculum:

2012 Alain Briot Photography Workshops Curriculum Developing a personal style is a process that starts with taking ownership of your artistic license. It continues with making specific aesthetic choices, very much like the technical choices you made when you purchased your camera equipment, software and other gear. The process of developing a personal style culminates […]

Artistic License

Artistic License by Alain Briot  Art is the product or process of deliberately arranging items (often with symbolic significance) in a way that influences and affects one or more of the senses, emotions and intellect. Wikipedia 1 – Introduction A few years ago I wrote and essay titled Just say Yes.  The purpose of this […]

Can you sell my work ?

Can you sell my work ? I regularly receive emails from photographers asking me if I can sell their photographs.  Typically these emails read like this: “I have a fantastic photograph of  (insert location here), I know it’s worth a fortune (millions usually), I just need help selling it.’  Some offer to ‘take me in’ […]