Whatever your passion may be, the technical know-how will never be enough. It's important to an artist's growth to go beyond the glossary of art.
If you're a photographer, remember that there's more of insight than just the visceral works of masters or the rule-of-thirds. You will find more inspiration when you learn a bit of science, a bit of cooking, of reading fiction or watching a good film. You can even learn from sewing, learning a new language, driving to the suburbs, or wearing something you usually wouldn't. It's through the simple things where we get fueled.
The human face has been a never-ending study since the beginning of art history. Recognition has been part of the study, and mostly, it's the most defining, prominent figures of public life that are under artistic examinations. Photography does it as well.
Noble Spell, a film photographer and videographer based in New York City, sits down with Lomography NYC community member Rainer Turim to chat about why meaning in art is integral and the importance of expanding one's knowledge and skills as an artist.
Calling out all creatives! We all know that art is what makes up our lives. It's the passion that gives us the will and purpose to live. So, without further ado, here are the bad habits you'd want to cut for an enriching, creative life.
All creatives have the never-ending itch of making -- whether you're a photographer, a writer, an artist, a musician. Passion drives us. But we also all have that sickness of wanting to be validated. Photographer Sean Tucker addresses this issue in a little heart-to-heart.
Still life photography may be one of the most undermined genres in photography, and it's easy to see why -- it seems easy, but it's truly difficult to nail it. You have to plan your photograph, instead of merely snapping here and there. Watch this video for seven tipsters.
The existence of light grants us to see the whole spectrum of the prism. As we walk our way across the rainbow, we study, ruse and add meanings to the colors. Your eyes will be catching sunshine in this gallery.
Self-portraiture is synonymous to experimenting and getting to know one's self, it's a classic tradition of art history, but it never fails to be beautiful. And such is Rimel Neffati, who finds amusement within herself, through photography, red lipstick, masks, crowns, and flowers.
Collage work was a branch of contemporary art techniques that came from Dadaism, in which Tristan Tzara would say it's the most revolutionary development since painting and photography. How's modern collage going? We look into the works of modern collage artists.
Lomographer Renata Duan is passionate Lomographer and artist who pursues her craft no matter where it takes her. She combines her love for photography and painting into an intriguing project. Get to know her and get a glimpse of her lomographs turned paintings in this interview.
The lady love of the music icon John Lennon wasn't just famous for being the better half of the musician; she was an artist in her own right, one that influenced Lennon to take his creativity, imagination, and passion further, leading to some experimental works and music.