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Random Observations on Art, Photography, and the Creative Process. These short 2-4 minute talks focus on the creative process in fine art photography. LensWork editor Brooks Jensen side-steps techno-talk and artspeak to offer a stimulating mix of ideas, experience, and observations from his 35 years as a fine art photographer, writer, and publisher. Topics include a wide range of subjects from finding subject matter to presenting your work and building an audience. Brooks Jensen is the publisher of LensWork, one of the world's most respected and award-winning photography publications, known for its museum-book quality printing and luxurious design. LensWork has subscribers in over 73 countries. His latest books are "The Creative Life in Photography" (2013) and "Looking at Images (2014).

Random Observations on Art, Photography, and the Creative Process. These short 2-4 minute talks focus on the creative process in fine art photography. LensWork editor Brooks Jensen side-steps techno-talk and artspeak to offer a stimulating mix of ideas, experience, and observations from his 35 years as a fine art photographer, writer, and publisher. Topics include a wide range of subjects from finding subject matter to presenting your work and building an audience. Brooks Jensen is the publisher of LensWork, one of the world's most respected and award-winning photography publications, known for its museum-book quality printing and luxurious design. LensWork has subscribers in over 73 countries. His latest books are "The Creative Life in Photography" (2013) and "Looking at Images (2014).
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Random Observations on Art, Photography, and the Creative Process. These short 2-4 minute talks focus on the creative process in fine art photography. LensWork editor Brooks Jensen side-steps techno-talk and artspeak to offer a stimulating mix of ideas, experience, and observations from his 35 years as a fine art photographer, writer, and publisher. Topics include a wide range of subjects from finding subject matter to presenting your work and building an audience. Brooks Jensen is the publisher of LensWork, one of the world's most respected and award-winning photography publications, known for its museum-book quality printing and luxurious design. LensWork has subscribers in over 73 countries. His latest books are "The Creative Life in Photography" (2013) and "Looking at Images (2014).

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English


Episodes

LW1125 - Photograph the S--- Out of This

11/1/2018
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The eighth in a series of podcasts from the road. You might be interested in . . . Seeing in SIXES 2018 is now shipping! This LensWork community book project has been printed with the quality you've come to expect from LensWork Publishing and promises to be an important and substantial survey of photography from the LensWork community. To see this year's selected photographers and order the 312-page book visit www.lenswork.com.

LW1124 - The Non-negotiables

10/30/2018
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The seventh in a series of podcasts from the road. You might be interested in . . . Seeing in SIXES 2018 is now shipping! This LensWork community book project has been printed with the quality you've come to expect from LensWork Publishing and promises to be an important and substantial survey of photography from the LensWork community. To see this year's selected photographers and order the 312-page book visit www.lenswork.com.

LW1123 - Lightroom on the Road

10/25/2018
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The sixth in a series of podcasts from the road. You might be interested in . . . Seeing in SIXES 2018 is now shipping! This LensWork community book project has been printed with the quality you've come to expect from LensWork Publishing and promises to be an important and substantial survey of photography from the LensWork community. To see this year's selected photographers and order the 312-page book visit www.lenswork.com.

LW1122 - Watershed Moments

10/23/2018
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The fifth in a series of podcasts from the road. You might be interested in . . . Seeing in SIXES 2018 is now shipping! This LensWork community book project has been printed with the quality you've come to expect from LensWork Publishing and promises to be an important and substantial survey of photography from the LensWork community. To see this year's selected photographers and order the 312-page book visit www.lenswork.com.

LW1121 - Remembering Rodinal and the ASA Wars

10/18/2018
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The fourth in a series of podcasts from the road. You might be interested in . . . Seeing in SIXES 2018 is now shipping! This LensWork community book project has been printed with the quality you've come to expect from LensWork Publishing and promises to be an important and substantial survey of photography from the LensWork community. To see this year's selected photographers and order the 312-page book visit www.lenswork.com.

LW1120 - Moving the Goal Posts

10/16/2018
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The third in a series of podcasts from the road.

LW1119 - The Importance of the Artifact

10/11/2018
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The second in a series of podcasts from the road.

LW1118 - The Random Subject

10/9/2018
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The first in a series of podcasts from the road.

LW1117 - Hyper-reality in art

9/27/2018
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Some thoughts prompted from reading James T. Farrell's comments about hyper-reality in art - that seem to have been written specifically for us photographers.

LW1116 - The Gift Economy

9/25/2018
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Nine examples how we might use the gift economy to share our work with others.

LW1115 - Workflow and developing your ideas

9/13/2018
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A listener has asked about the workflow I use to capture and develop the ideas that become the content of Kokoro.

LW1114 - The Grand Conversation

9/11/2018
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I'm moving my photography and art book collection to our new home - a task complicated by their collective weight and bulk. Those books must be important to me - and they are.

LW1113 - Classes of Work

9/6/2018
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Different kinds of work can help keep up our momentum and promote progress in our learning. This is a way of life, not just a strategy for beginners.

LW1112 - Don't Take Advice from Me

9/4/2018
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Here in the Internet age, trends and the collective zeitgeist assert more pressure on us than we might realize.

LW1111 - One Picture Stories

8/30/2018
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I've been thinking about this idea of "pocket pieces" I mentioned in the last podcast. That has combined with other motivations and presented an idea for doing something interesting with some of my photographs - one picture stories. You might be interested in . . . LensWork is so pleased to announce that our third community book project, Seeing in SIXES, received another overwhelming and diverse selection of excellent work in 2018. This 312-page book - printed with the quality you've...

LW1110 - Lessons from a YouTube musician

8/28/2018
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I've recently discovered a pianist / composer on YouTube named Nahre Sol. Her videos - although strictly about music - have a lot to teach us about our artmaking process as photographers. The Blues, As Digested by a Classical Musician You might be interested in . . . LensWork is so pleased to announce that our third community book project, Seeing in SIXES, received another overwhelming and diverse selection of excellent work in 2018. This 312-page book - printed with the quality...

LW1109 - Silver Anniversary of LensWork

8/23/2018
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Now that we've been publishing LensWork for 25 years, it's time for a few stories. You might be interested in . . . LensWork is so pleased to announce that our third community book project, Seeing in SIXES, received another overwhelming and diverse selection of excellent work in 2018. This 312-page book - printed with the quality you've come to expect from LensWork Publishing - is now available for pre-order at a special price through August 31st! Visit www.lenswork.com for...

LW1108 - More Lessons from 1986

8/21/2018
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A continuation of the lessons I learned about myself and photography during the 26-week project of 1986. You might be interested in . . . LensWork is so pleased to announce that our third community book project, Seeing in SIXES, received another overwhelming and diverse selection of excellent work in 2018. This 312-page book - printed with the quality you've come to expect from LensWork Publishing - is now available for pre-order at a special price through August 31st! Visit...

LW1107 - Lessons from 1986

8/16/2018
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In 1986, I committed to an intense 26-week photographic project. The lessons I learned back then are still guiding my photography today. You might be interested in . . . LensWork is so pleased to announce that our third community book project, Seeing in SIXES, received another overwhelming and diverse selection of excellent work in 2018. This 312-page book - printed with the quality you've come to expect from LensWork Publishing - is now available for pre-order at a special price...

LW1106 - The Virtues of Volume

8/14/2018
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Our ultimate goal is always quality. Oddly enough, one of the best strategies to pursue quality is with the virtues of volume - and the learning that accompanies the production of more work. You might be interested in . . . We are delighted to announce our next publication in the LensWork Monograph series, Iterations of Man and Nature by Mitch Dobrowner. To receive this 72-page book and the next two monographs, you will need to subscribe by Wednesday, August 15th. Subscribe now at...