13 creativity exercises for photographers ...


"Like the world’s tidal waters, photographic creativity ebbs and flows for many of us. Sometimes creativity can use a jump-start, an artificial method to get the photographer to start looking at the world in a new way in order to facilitate, restart, refine, or improve your photography.

"There are many ideas on how to get yourself to push through an artistic block or inspire you to further expand your boundaries. Not all of them involve the camera. Several websites and books publish a mix of assignments or exercises for the intrepid photographer. I prefer the exercises that 1) involve using your camera, 2) are less assignment-based, and 3) are fun!

"These are my versions of various exercises that have been passed down from one creative generation to another."

You may already be familiar some of these "creative exercises." In fact, at one point or the other, you may have already done one or two of them. Still, it's great to see them all listed here as a reference and reminder that you can do any one them anytime you need a bit of practical inspiration to dislodge a creative block.

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