Finding a mentor is an amazing option for learning about your field, for having direct contact with someone highly regarded by the professional world. In a mentorship you can form friendship and learn more than you ever may elsewhere. However, in the world of social media, mentorships are rampant.
To Be Still
For the first time in a long time I'm content with not creating. That's not to say I won't still be making things. I most certainly will. But I'm allowing myself to relax, to recharge, to actually enjoy my photography day job and to not beat myself up when I'm not creating personally. We'll see... Continue Reading →
Free Association, MRI series, Tourmaline ., 2020 While 2020 has been an eye opener for me with health concerns, my off beat health is nothing new. Just in the past 6 or 7 years, from infected tonsils that led to me getting sick every time I ate or drank for more than a year, then... Continue Reading →
What if there were no social media sites? What if there were no online ways to share images at all? You could show your images to friends and family. Find a like-minded community. Post them on the walls of abandoned buildings. Drag them from gallery to gallery hoping for interest. Show them at art fairs... Continue Reading →
Instagram in the Era of the Shadow Ban
Raise your hand if you're on instagram. Have you heard the rumors about the ominous shadow ban? If not, while instagram has simply only admitted there's a hashtag glitch, it seems that they are purposefully hiding content from showing up in certain tags. This appears to be an effort to stop spamming and increase ad... Continue Reading →
Where can I post toy photos?
Toy Photography Communities - finding online spaces to share your work and exchange ideas. Do you create photographs of toys and miniatures? If so, this guide is for you. *Note that outside of the Toy Photographers Google + community, none of these online spaces are set up for constructive criticism. If that is what you're... Continue Reading →
Join me at my recently re-opened photo facebook page! We can extend this little community together. http://www.facebook.com/tourmalinenow Do you have a facebook page? I'd be happy to 'like' yours as well. Just leave a comment below. And look how nicely this pairs with Social Media Day ;)
I've been having fun with a little silly series on my instagram account where I post a miniature along with it's real life, full size counter part. Thought I'd share what I've posted so far, here with you. Keep up with all my future photos in this little series by checking out #bigstufflittlestuff. You... Continue Reading →