LensWork - Photography and the Creative Process

Brooks Jensen

Arts, Visual Arts

Chart Positions

Visual Arts 50

Random Observations on Art, Photography, and the Creative Process. These short 2-4 minute talks focus on the creative process in fine art photography. LensWork editor Brooks Jensen side-steps techno-talk and artspeak to offer a stimulating mix of ideas, experience, and observations from his 35 years as a fine art photographer, writer, and publisher. Topics include a wide range of subjects from finding subject matter to presenting your work and building an audience. Brooks Jensen is the publisher of LensWork, one of the world's most respected and award-winning photography publications, known for its museum-book quality printing and luxurious design. LensWork has subscribers in over 73 countries. His latest books are "The Creative Life in Photography" (2013) and "Looking at Images (2014).


LW0879 - Knowing When to Say No

October 14th, 2014

Episode 9 of 155 episodes

We are all highly motivated for every single image to work swimmingly well, every time. Unfortunately, sometimes it just doesn't. Knowing when to say no is an important part of the creative process. As Ansel Adams supposedly mused, the most valuable tool in the darkroom is a large waste receptacle for the prints you throw away.

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