Express Yourself: New Expressive Photography Tips Can Unleash the Inner Artist

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By learning these powerful techniques and tips anyone can zoom forward to more emotional, captivating nature photographs

Expressive photography draws the viewer into the mood that the photographer felt when the picture was originally taken. Those kinds of nature photographs inspire feelings of 'ooh' and 'aah' because they capture and convey the emotion of a particular moment or fleeting experience.

Discover how to go beyond the basics of photography to express exciting vision, convey intense emotions, and put real feeling and unique artistry into every nature shot, as acclaimed nature photographer Brenda Tharp answers the biggest questions about expressive photography on this week's free "7 Photography Questions" podcast with host Dr. Audri Lanford.

Tharp - the author of Creative Nature and Outdoor Photography and whose impressive client list includes National Geographic, Michelin Travel Guides, the Sierra Club, and Time Magazine - explains that "Expressive photography draws the viewer into the mood that the photographer felt when the picture was originally taken. Those kinds of nature photographs inspire feelings of 'ooh' and 'aah' because they capture and convey the emotion of a particular moment or fleeting experience."

Tharp shares tips and reveals secrets amateur photographers want to know:

  • Learn the most important mistake people make when starting to explore expressive nature photography.
  • Make photography a vibrant means of self-expression and take pictures that share emotions while telling stories.
  • Find out the best ways to achieve effects of motion or the freezing of action.
  • Discover how selective focus can help capture emotions.
  • Understand how to use lines, patterns or textures to improve photographs.
  • Find out tips about photography equipment and accessories that lend to more expressive photography.

Towards the end of the interview, Tharp talks about her own photographs, telling the stories behind them, and sharing examples of techniques she used to take more expressive shots. Find the current podcast, called "Expressive Nature Photography - An Interview with Brenda Tharp" here.

About 7PhotographyQuestions.com
Interviews with top photographers are posted to http://www.7PhotographyQuestions.com every Tuesday. Listeners can use any computer to hear the podcast at the http://www.7PhotographyQuestions.com website, or easily download it to any MP3 player or subscribe at iTunes for iPods and iPhones. The text of the interviews are also posted to the website, as well as Show Notes, the photographs that are discussed, and all of the resources mentioned in each podcast. All of the current podcasts are available here. http://www.7photographyquestions.com/audio-podcast/

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