Archive for Sep 2011

September 23, 2011 On Being Deliberate

For my first post, I thought I'd share with you the philosophy behind my photography, and how it developed over the past 2+ years. It's how I try to think when I'm behind the camera, and while I can't say I'm always as good at this as I'd like to be, I think that the more time I spend on photography, the more I follow these two (seemingly) simple words: Be Deliberate. It's easy to say now, but it was a long road getting to this point, and even today I still find myself forgetting how important it is. I'm ashamed to say that back when I got my first DSLR (a Canon 50D), I thought that a fancy camera made better pictures. Or, more accurately, I thought having a better camera made you a better photographer. Of course, I learned soon enough that it couldn't be further from the truth,