Whether you’re a professional photographer or serious hobbyist, you can benefit from strategic photo posting. Having clarity on what you want to be known for can direct your choices, significantly improving the impression you make. Read on to learn why, and how, to strategically select your photos.
The Artist's Blog of Marlene BreitensteinExploring the creative process: inspiration, techniques, challenges, results.
Benefit from Standing Back
Artists learn to take a few steps back from their work, to assess its progress. Photographers benefit from this same technique, both when selecting possible works to share, and when processing photographs. Here are some thoughts on why and how you can use this technique.
Endings: first a photograph, then a poem
Do you like photography? Poetry? I am a professional artist who creates “photographs through the eyes of a painter.” Here I present a dramatic and moody sunset over mountains and vineyards, and couple it with a poem I wrote, inspired by the image. The poem explores endings in four short stanzas.
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Are you thinking, "What? I never heard of those."
Okay, since you actually clicked on this, and I'm a bit of an ambassador for things I believe in, I'll explain:
Mastodon is the most engaging, refreshing social media I've experienced. It is a social network based on a non-profit, ad-free model, designed to allow the user fine control over what they choose to see and who they interact with, while retaining full data ownership. It may be smaller, but that's actually a benefit!
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Where Am I?
Sometimes in the Washington, DC area.
Sometimes I'm traveling elsewhere.
Otherwise I'm near Landau in der Pfalz, in the Südliche Weinstrasse (Southern Wine Route) region of Germany, characterized by endless vineyards, and bordered by mountains covered with fairy-tale forests. France is 25 minutes away.