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June 26th, 2013

Dynamic Spacing: Three Examples from Namibia

Posted By Ian Plant
"Flamingo Flamenco" - Dorob National Park, Namibia
(© Ian Plant) Georges Seurat was an incredibly talented Post-Impressionist painter, one of the great masters of the art. His famous quote, “Art is harmony,” contains an important truth: the goal of any composition is to create balance and harmony. But let’s step back for a moment of definition: by balance I don’t mean pure …
June 12th, 2013

Creativity is Dead

Posted By Ian Plant
"Dance of the Dead" by Ian Plant
(© Ian Plant) cre·a·tiv·i·ty (noun): the ability to transcend traditional ideas, rules, patterns, relationships, or the like, and to create meaningful new ideas, forms, methods, interpretations, etc.; originality, progressiveness, or imagination. Source: Dictionary.com Creativity gets talked about a lot these days. It seems that every photographer (including me) admonishes others to be creative, and we …