Archive for February, 2011


Posted on: February 22nd, 2011 0

Do you feel that you aren’t creative? Do you get intimidated by those who you feel are more “creative” than you? I think we all feel that way at times. I know that for myself, months can go by when I feel absolutely bone-dry of any creative energy. Sometimes I feel the pressure of expectations, both from myself and others. Boy I hate when I do that! Well, I have the answer…because I know where creativity comes from and I know how to get it. This will be a short post because the answer is really simple. In fact, as adults we are almost completely unaware of how simple it is. (more…)

D.I.Y. Dome Diffuser

Posted on: February 6th, 2011 4

Off-camera flashes are a great way to enhance your photos. There are any number of great flash accessories from from companies like Honl Photo, LumQuest, and Gary Fong (links at the end of this article). The products they offer are very cool and allow you to take you flash technique to “the next level”, to use a cliche’d phrase. Unfortunately, you can spend a small fortune on various light-shaping tools to create the shot you’re going for. Here is my humble offering in the form of instructions to make your own dome diffuser. (more…)