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The Creative Journey
Rafael Rojas

Kyle McDougall | December 22, 2016

 

For this week’s edition of The Creative Journey, I’m excited to be featuring Rafael Rojas. Rafael describes himself as someone who strives to encapsulate concept, emotion, and spirituality in his work. I’ve known Rafael for a number of years now, dating back to the days when he was running WhyTake.net. His work has always stood out to me as very personal, thoughtful, and masterfully executed. Make sure you check out Rafael’s website and Facebook page to keep up to date with his work. I want to thank Rafael for taking the time to share his story with us!

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The Creative Journey
David Kingham

Kyle McDougall | September 16, 2016

For this week’s edition of The Creative Journey, I’m excited to be featuring David Kingham. I came across David’s work last year and was impressed by not only his images but also the story of his nomadic lifestyle. He is very open and honest about his life on the road, including the challenges he faces and growth he has experienced along the way . Make sure you check out David’s websiteFacebook page, and travel blog to keep up to date with his work! I want to thank David once again for taking the time to share his story.

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3 Mindset Shifts That Will Help You Become A Better Photographer

Kyle McDougall | August 11, 2016

When it comes to photography, I really do believe that we’re all our own worst critics. We tend to make things more complicated than they should be and not take action often enough. Because of this, it can be easy to get stuck and lose direction, leaving us questioning the choices we make and restricting our ability to create meaningful work.

I’m a big believer in the importance of feeding the mind the good stuff on a daily basis with the goal of living a better life and making forward progress. So with that being said, I wanted to share with you three mindset shifts that I’ve found have had a large impact on me and helped me grow as an artist.

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The Importance Of Embracing Your Own Creative Interests

Kyle McDougall | July 30, 2016

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Clarity and confidence.

I really do believe that those are the two most important things that photographers lack early in their careers. The absence of those traits is what leads to the creation of bodies of work that don’t have a cohesive style and photographers that display a lack of direction in their decisions made.

Discovering both clarity and confidence comes only after you have a solid understanding of what your creative interests are; and figuring out what truly interests you is something that’s shaped over time, through practice, patience, and constant curiosity. And even with that, you can expect your focus to change as you grow and discover new things about yourself and your art. Let’s take a look at some of the reasons why having a clear understanding of your creative interests is so important.

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