When working on capturing your own creative vision, here’s another useful tip in getting the most out of your work – pick a theme when looking for creative inspiration. A theme can be a useful cornerstone or building block which you can use as a springboard to get started on projects.
The reason why themes are such useful tools is because this can also give you the basis for telling a story, which is a commonality of many powerful and evocative works, whether that story is natural beauty (landscapes), urban decay (architecture), romantic moments (wedding photography), etc.
I’ve put together a short list of a couple great starting points for themes to tell your creative stories:
Any themes that catch your eye – give you a creative idea? What about other ideas or themes? I’d love to hear your ideas, so feel free to share them in the comment section, or via email. You can reach me, as always, at jason <AT> canonblogger <DOT> com. Happy shooting everyone! Don’t forget the August contest to win a Wacom Bamboo fun is underway – with the Flickr thread up and running here: Win a Wacom! Now, to kick start the weekend… a little WTD humor:
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