Category: Ideas

How to set yourself in a class by yourself

Step 1. Look around. Notice what your peers are doing. (examples: washed out black and whites, big soft light, “vintage” actions…..) Step 2. Make a list of what…

Challenge – Trope to Treasure

This is an idea I had for a self challenge. Basically think of a photography trope… an idea that has been done to death. Photoshoot on railroad tracks….

Romantic Landscape Idea

The Romantic Era was an art movement that peaked between 1800 and the 1850s. It was mostly a reaction to the Age of Enlightenment, which had previously put…

Woman as Car Idea

This is an old idea that I had, I was looking at some pictures of cars and I realized that a lot of the same lighting techniques and…

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Missing Model Idea

I was looking at a photographer’s portfolio the other day, and I came across a page where the photographer had paired up two images that went together. I…

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The coolest cell phone competition idea

  I had this idea sitting in a Starbucks, watching person after person come in and sit down to play with their smartphone. At first the idea was…

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Identity Facade Idea

Quick idea I had a while back, for an image showing a person projecting a more perfected image of themselves onto a screen, while at the same time…

Tree Building Shadow Idea

Just a quick old idea from the notebook. I think people are more affected by where they live and what they see than they often realize. When I…

Street Punctuation Idea

I’m a little hesitant to share this idea, really. It’s such an easy idea to put together, and it would definitely make a strong advertising type image. Pretty…

Creating an idea machine

Turn yourself into an Idea machine instructions: get a notebook. start a movie that is not currently popular, but is notable for some quality of excellence. while you…

Create Yourself Idea

Quick idea I had for a conceptual shoot…. I was thinking it would be interesting to have a sculptor working on a new and improved version of himself,…

Tulle in Motion Idea

I’m not really sure where this idea originated from…. I want to say I was watching Sue Bryce‘s CreativeLive video, and she dressed her subject up by wrapping…

Old Young Lady Fitness Idea

Another idea from my book. I was thinking it would be interesting to make a fitness ad type picture (lit like something from a Muscle & Fitness magazine)…

Ampersand Idea

Another idea from the old idea book. This is one I’m still looking for the right model for. Basically the concept is to build a large graphic background…

When is art successful?

Tough question. For me, it goes back to art school. I had a Life Drawing teacher who was deep into the conceptual side of things, and he explained…

My Worst Idea So Far

Looking through my idea notebook, I wanted to share my worst idea so far. ¬†And this is it. So, to explain, it’s an image of a guy walking…

Old idea

An old idea for a picture from one of my notebooks…. I remember at the time I was really into the work of Kathe Kollwitz, a German artist…