Posts Categorized: Photo Direction

Are you seeing what you’re looking at?

When I was a kid, I remember hearing  “Take a picture–it’ll last longer!” if I stared at something too long. Today taking a photo has never been easier. Because of this we are taking more photos than ever. And filing away a lot more images never to be seen again. The truth of the matter… Read more »

Very odd

Ever have trouble making an arrangement look “balanced”? Here’s a trick I learned from photo stylists to make a pleasing arrangement of flowers, fruit, books, pillows, whatever… Try working with an odd number of objects. It keeps the eye moving and it’ll be so much easier to come up with something that feels  “balanced”. Give… Read more »

I made this myself, dammit

Thinking that convenience food was all about convenience, cake mixes were developed in the 1930’s that only required the addition of water. Tests showed that housewives were always looking for ways to save time in the kitchen. Sales were disappointing, however, until researchers discovered that no matter what they said, housewives really didn’t feel satisfied… Read more »