The morning light would be fleeting so I took a bunch of photos to capture that instant. NOTE: that’s not “cheating”. You can take photos. Use all the technology you want. 🙂
5 Questions to Think Like a Photographer
What are you trying to communicate? Where should the viewer to focus? What makes the image pop?
5 Ways Critical Observation Will Change Your Life
It was critical observation that allowed Sir Isaac Newton to define gravity after watching an apple fall to the earth from a tree.
To paint a snowdrift, stand knee-deep in snow.
It you feel the ice cold snow in your boots, you know you are in the right place. This is the mindset of a “plein air” painter.