Introducing Peter’s Dispatch: Weekly notes on photography principles, creativity, and other thoughts.
You’ve likely dropped in on this page because you read some of my stuff here on Medium. I’d like to introduce you to “Peter’s Dispatch”, a rather (i)regular newsletter where I share my thoughts on photography, creativity, wellbeing, and finding your voice.
Each week, I send out one email newsletter. In it, I share my latest blog posts, and I show you what kept me inspired during the week, so you can enjoy it, too!
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Short Guide to my Writing here on Medium
While you wait for the first newsletter to arrive, you can browse my writing here on Medium. I’ve been actively publishing here for a while now, however less often than I care to admit! The work I published here is still relevant and worth reading. I get inspired by reading about photography principles, creativity, and philosophy. That’s why I write about it, too! My topics here on Medium can be summed up in three categories:
1) Photography Philosophy and Principles I believe in
Various topics surrounding photography focused on the “Why”, rather than “How”. I hope these will ignite creative process thinking, as well as help you feel motivated, confident, and eager to put your work out there, regardless of what stage of the photographer’s journey you find yourself at.
The Origins of Emotions in Photography
What makes an image a great one? Outstanding? Remembered? Celebrated?
How Creatives Become Fiercely Successful by Fighting the Imposter Syndrome
Some fight it and win, while the battle still rages on in others. I’m a member of the latter group. You?
Vision vs Skill: How to Build a Feedback Loop for Continuous Development?
Not a question of having one or the other, but the ability to combine both into something unique.
2) Photography essentials
Topics for amateurs and professionals alike, who are dealing with a technical aspect of photography — those would be your “How To” articles.
Big List of How to Find Good Pictures Anywhere
Planning for creativity, sourcing ideas, and making sure you can take great pictures literally on any corner!
Three Gs of Street Photography
A simple, no-nonsense guide for interesting compositions
Photographing Strangers: The Role of Anonymity, Proximity, and Consent
Understand the roles and make better portraits.
3) Personal Essays
I use writing as a meditative vehicle from time to time. Mostly I cannot publish these, although, there are a few ones where I gathered all my courage and published them. There might be learning or two in them, too!
Reframing Failure into a Life-Lasting Blessing
How changing your perspective about past failures leads to happiness, gratitude, and corrections towards your life’s…
Shooting 35mm for one whole year
What happens when you shoot one lens only for a whole year?
Enjoy the reading, thank you & see you on the pages!
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