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Kill Your Fear Of Starting In 3 Minutes


As much as I aim to spend my time making, starting, and trying new things—I often find myself stalled at the beginning of project. It is embarrassing for me to admit how often this happens.

My plan will be ready, but I’m scared to start because I’m scared to fail. Resistance grinds my resolve like brakes on railway tracks, sparks flying until I’ve lost momentum and I am stuck…

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Mark Seliger Interviews Martin Schoeller and Private Joker

Woman Breastfeeding -Martin Schoeller

I recently discovered Capture—a great online series in which Mark Seliger interviews iconic photographers and celebrity photo-buffs. If you are a photographer, you’re going to love it.

This episode reveals the creative process behind Martin Schoeller’s and Matthew Modine’s most memorable images. Discover details on the controversial breastfeeding cover for Time Magazine, camera tips from Stanley Kubrick and more.

I particularly like Schoeller’s story about scotch-taping Steve Carell’s head for an image (at 13:44).

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How To Build A Portfolio That Your Clients Will Love

David Ogilvy Quote

A simple method for building an outstanding portfolio is to collaborate with people who are better than you at what they do. Sure, working with those at your own level (or below) is easy, but it puts a ceiling on the quality of images you capture.

It can be intimidating collaborating with expert stylists, wizard-like assistants, and top models. Continue reading to see why you should.

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