There’s a simple way to focus the viewer’s eye on what your photograph is all about.
As publisher of my fiction, nonfiction, photographs, paintings, design, and creative ideas, I find my focus in seeing, exploring and recording life's details—like the two novels I'm writing, or the scenic gumbo that is my Vanishing Austin photography series, and the prints I call Lightscapes. Or writing for my blog on creativity, art + what goes with it, and my travels around my hometown, Austin, Texas and back in time, at AustinDetails.me. Creative collaboration is a key part of my process. And it all comes together on my art + photo + words blog, Pairings :: Art + What Goes With It, at AustinDetails.me, where my art meets tech.
Looking closely at what’s not so obvious always rewards the observer.
Heading to Maine? My recommendation is to eat a lobster roll a day—I did. Reviews follow.
I won’t let a closed door hinder me. I’ll take aim for a photo opp instead.
A view that never fails to astonish and a willing subject floats my boat each July.
The photography Muse summons me whenever vivid color, hard shadows and bright light make a pattern.
There are pros and cons to veering off the traditional path to self-publishing. Ask yourself five questions to decide.
A frustrating bout with my inkjet printer led me to exploring the meaning of RGB and CMYK.
There are a few strategies for making the most of any conference you attend, including these five.
Getting a book published, and purchased, is going to be a mean trick without an Author Platform.
Will the iconic Frost Tower find itself overtowered and overpowered one day by Austin’s many taller buildings?
There are discoveries to be made on the way to any destination, if you’re on the lookout.
Why do writers have such a love-hate relationship with their writing devices?
One of Ernest Hemingway’s most enduring pieces of writing still inspires.
There are thousands of ways to get enveloped by Big Bend National Park in Texas. Here are just a dozen.