Rule of Thirds Post Photo - Bighorn Sheep by Jay Goodrich

‘F’ the Rule of Thirds

A few years ago I wrote ‘F’ the Rule of Thirds for Outdoor Photographer magazine. It created a huge stir and controversy with the readers. Most were adamant that my ‘F’ had deep roots into profanity and that I should be banned from writing on the OP blog ever again. However, I used the ‘F’ because, like the post itself, you were left … Read more

Your Photos Suck but this One doesn't Big Sur by Jay Goodrich

When Your Photos Suck

You may find this hard to believe, but there are times when every photographer struggles with what to do when their photos suck. I struggle with it, Art Wolfe struggles with it, and you can even bet early photographers like Ansel Adams and Henri Cartier-Bresson struggled with it. The difference here is that pros typically take so many photos that … Read more

Reject a Photo post - Teton sunrise by Jay Goodrich

When to Reject a Photo

With the age of digital photography now becoming a mainstream part of society, how do you decide which photos are good enough to keep and which should be thrown in the trash? While photographers need to know when to reject a photo, we don’t necessarily want to form a hypothesis of rules. If you have ever taken a workshop with me, you will quickly … Read more

Concepts for Photographers - Skiing Photo on Velvia by Jay Goodrich

Concepts for Photographers to Follow

I have been creating photos and articles full-time as a business model for over a decade now. Over the course of that decade I have discovered some concepts for photographers that truly work towards obtaining, maintaining, and growing your career. Here goes without any sort of order. Perseverance When my wife and I lived in Vail we had an amazing land lord. He owned two condos … Read more

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