In this podcast, I discuss the various debates that have occurred in photography since its early beginnings through present day and how these debates, while sometimes useful to move the entire field of photography forward to the next evolutionary level, can also stifle our creativity as photographers.
Direct download: TOP-0021.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:16 PM

In this podcast, I discuss the various labels that we apply to ourselves (or are applied to us) as photographers (e.g. fine art photographer) and whether such labels are pretentious or practical.
Direct download: TOP-0020.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:05 AM

This podcast focuses on a discussion of websites as a way of marketing and promoting your fine art photography. The podcast covers such issues as:

- identifying your audience
- setting goals for your website
- elements of a fine art website
- types of website solutions for the photographer

Links to sites mentioned in this podcast include:

VisualServer
Foliolink
Photobistro
Artspan
Flickr

Direct download: TOP-0019.mp3
Category:marketing -- posted at: 1:39 AM

In this podcast I discuss the artist statement. Why are they important, who the audiences are for them, the different types of statements possible, and how to write them.
Direct download: TOP-0018.mp3
Category:marketing -- posted at: 2:31 AM

Continuing a discussion started in Thoughts on Photography #16, which looked at developing a photographic style, I discuss an approach to selecting a subject to photograph.
Direct download: TOP-0017.mp3
Category:creativity -- posted at: 2:24 AM