Creativity – ON1

Making The Best of A Shoot Gone Wrong

I’m just back from an epic 10 days with my family, photo gear and some kitesurfing friends on the Sea of Cortez. Excited to see a clear dawn forecast with a new moon rising over La Ventana Bay at blue-hour, I got up early one morning only to find an unexpected marine layer blocking it. In this video I’ll talk about how I try to shift photographic gears and work in new ways when things don’t go as planned. I’ll also talk about my strategies for balancing my passion for photography with enjoying my family when we’re all on trips like this.

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The Creative Side to Local Adjustments

Now that we all have a base understanding of how Global Adjustments work in On1 Photo RAW 2019 from last weeks video, it is time to get a little creative. The next stage of post-processing is known as utilizing Local Adjustments. These are adjustments, filters, and techniques that you can selectively and subjectively apply to very specific areas within your image. We will not only talk about why these kind of adjustments are important but when and how you can apply them with your own images as well!

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Bonus Video — Creativity Part 4: The Distillation Video Update

I’ve got a little surprise for those of you who tuned into our “Photomorphis Guide to Creativity” video series last month during my guest coaching stint. I ended our last video with a short speed video capture of my post processing work in Photo Raw to transform a raw image into one that makes an emotional statement. Well, sometimes when you think you’ve finished with an image, you get a lingering sense that there’s something missing, and maybe it’s not finished after all.

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Creativity Part 3: The Synthesis

In this next part of my creativity presentation, I will discuss some of the methods I use to bring all the elements of an idea together in order to maximize the creative potential of that idea, in other words, to facilitate the synthesis of that idea.

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Creativity Part 2: The Anti-Workflow

Hi Everyone. I’m thrilled to share the next video of our “Photomorphis Guide to Creativity” with you. This next section is titled” The Anti-Workflow”. We’ve called it the anti-workflow because it concerns ideas, a topic that can’t be easily outlined or defined by a set workflow structure. Ideas, whether they are very simple or very elaborate, need to come naturally from somewhere within you. To effectively harness the power of ideas you need to free yourself from the constraints of your logic and tap into the free flowing stream of all your sources of inspiration.

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Creativity Part 1: The Inspiration

In this video you will get an introduction this month’s topic and learn where I find my inspiration. If you have any questions I encourage you to leave them in the comments below. Thanks for watching!

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Finding Your Creative Vision

Join me for the third installment of my storytelling series. In this video, I’ll share with you the stages I experienced in my journey discovering myself as a photographer. And I will also reveal my approach to editing images that tell a story.

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5 Ways to Spark Creativity with a Personal Project

As artists we all have a point where we hit a creative rut. This can come from photographing the same thing over and over again, or certain times of the year, slow season or you may just need to be inspired to create something new. Photography is always evolving not only as technology advances but also as styles and trends change. It is important that we all take some time to spark our creativity and refresh with a new set of eyes.

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