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).
September 24th, 2015
Episode 62 of 128 episodes
I'm a huge fan of Big Band music - particularly the Swing Era music of the 1930s and 1940s. Interestingly enough, I've learned a few things from the Big Band Era that have helped me in my photography. First, the value of revisiting the creative work of others and trying our own version of a cliché.