OPP #019: Visual Perception and Cultivating Creativity With Colleen Miniuk
Today's Guest: Colleen Miniuk
- How she transitioned from a technical career to a more creative career
- The value of following your curiosity, letting go of expectations, playing, and being open to experimentation with photography
- Gestalt psychology of visual perception and how to use it to create more meaningful images
- The five inventories to take in the field to discover compositions
- How to cultivate a creative mindset and getting into a state of flow with conceptual blending, pareidolia, and metaphorical associations
- Using verbal language to translate a scene into visual language to achieve your desired visual message
- Wallace Model of Creativity
- Some business advice to aspiring photographers
- Her photography advice column, “Dear Bubbles”
- And so much more!
Resources and Links:
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Colleen’s Photography Advice Column Dear Bubbles
Steal Like an Artist, Austin Kleon
Art and Visual Perception, Rudolph Arnheim
Perception and Imaging, John Suler and Richard Zakia
Learn more about our Compose With Clarity Live Virtual Workshop and get 15% off registration at composewithclarity.com
Submit images to the Natural Landscape Photography Awards and use code OPS15 for 15% off your submission: naturallandscapeawards.com
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