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The Dangers of friendly feedback!

Posted by Greg Blue on Monday, August 31st, 2015

One of the biggest problems on social media sites for photographers is excessive praise for images that simply do not warrant it. We all want to be supportive, especially to new artists (unless you happen to be a troll) – and emerging artists absolutely deserve our support and encouragement! But not receiving honest, courteous and constructive feedback (both positive and negative) can cause new photographers to lose objective sight of their own work.

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Welcome to Bluesky

Posted by Greg Blue on Monday, August 24th, 2015

Welcome to the first blog post for “Bluesky” a new website dedicated to the study of photographic lighting, production, and business issues! My name is Greg Blue and I am a 30+ year veteran commercial photographer whose career has spanned from fashion photography to product, food & conceptual still life, to advertising photography (which includes pretty much every imaginable type of photography presented in a narrow and manipulative context ;). I am also a 20-year veteran teacher of photography and program director at the Langara College CS Photography Program – one of the most respected colleges for training commercial photographers in Canada.

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