Month: April 2016

The Cutthroat World of Landscape Photography — “I have known photographers who create FAKE accounts just to CRITICIZE other photographers or to BOOST their own work” – Jay Patel

My own experience:

I’ve sometimes spoken of the EXTREME JEALOUSY some photographers have of others. They can be full of hate as a result, and can wish evil on other photographers, what I call James-3 cursing. Because that’s what James says not to do in chapter 3 of this Bible book.

Part of this has to do with the “love of money” being the root of all evil. Competition in a field which involves making money can get doggy dog when people aren’t living in the Son, and don’t even try to love their neighbor as themselves — Jesus’ second greatest commandment.

This is from Jay Patel:

3 Wrong Reasons to pursue Landscape Photography

So the question is…why do you want to become a landscape photographer? If you do it for the wrong reason you are bound to be disillusioned and frustrated in this cut throat world of landscape photography. …

It is ALL about Likes, Tweets and +1s

Landscape photography is becoming highly competitive in this world of social media. Social media feeds on the LOOK AT ME! factor; this means that many landscape photographers are after as many tweets, likes, and +1s as they get on their favorite social media network. Over the years, I have known photographers who create fake accounts just to criticize other photographers or to boost their own work.

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Pure in Heart: “Without holiness no one will see the Lord” – Heb. 12:14

“Follow peace with all men, and holiness,
without which no man shall see the Lord.”

– Hebrews 12:14

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Related:

(video) Asbury Revival, 1970: RECONCILIATION the KEY! — “‘Dr. Kinlaw, I am a liar. Now what do I do?’ … Three days later, she came to me radiant, and she said, ‘I just hit my 34th person and I’m free!’”

Who-Goes-To-Heaven Scriptures — Narrow is the Way | Who are the Children of God? — “There is therefore now NO CONDEMNATION to those who are IN CHRIST Jesus, who don’t WALK according to the flesh, but ACCORDING TO THE SPIRIT”

I got this while preparing for a talk with Rick on Aug, 9,1990, regarding the founder:

“Our eyes are full of sawdust. We can’t see clearly to see the kingdom. There is might and there is power and there is glory, but it is being withheld until these relationships are made right, until we love our brother enough to feel his hurt deeply and say kind words of salve that heal their souls.

[___] can do this. This is vital. They are necessary. For he must do this for healing to occur. He is a man of integrity in many ways.

Fear must decrease. Love must increase. He will fight and he will win the battle over the stronghold of fear and unforgiveness, sayeth the Lord.”

My 1990 Key-to-Revival Prophecy: “There is MIGHT and there is POWER and there is GLORY, but it is being withheld until these relationships are made right, until we love our brother enough to…”

 

(video) Nature Photographer Erik Stensland – jpeg2RAW Photo Podcast

I like Eric’s attitude regarding competition:

1.00 “I’m not competing with anyone else.” Other photographers are friends. “Am I expressing myself well?” “As long as I’m pursuing my passion….” “…as well as listening to my customers, and the things they’re looking for.”

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RAW LIVE FEED – #170 – Erik Stensland – jpeg2RAW Photo Podcast

Mike Howard

Mike Howard

Streamed live on Apr 12, 2016

Weekly photography podcast talking about photography, photos and tips. We interview interesting photographers about their work and how they do what they do. The show also keeps in mind the beginner when discussing different photography methods.

(video) Cookie the Little Penguin at the Cincinnati Zoo – It starts @ 1:00!!!!!!!

Related:

Going Viral With Cookie, the Little Penguin

Cookie Takes a Dip

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It starts @ 1:00!!!!!!!

Cookie the Little Penguin at the Cincinnati Zoo

Patricia Sund

Patricia Sund

Uploaded on Jan 12, 2010

Cookie is a “Little Penguin” and the mascot of the Zoo Bird House. I shot this video while working there as a Guest Keeper for book research and for my blog, “Parrot Nation.” For more on Cookie and other birds, See my blog, “parrotnation.com