Landscape Photography Magazine.


First of all I would like to thank everybody who responded to my post on believing in your abilities last week.  If you haven’t read it yet here is a link.  I had some really great e-mails as a result and I know I haven’t replied to you all yet but I will this week.

I am really interested in hearing from you, the people who read my blog about your photography, what is it you struggle with most?  What photographic skill would you like most to have that you don’t already have?  If you share this information I will use it to create useful content for you, that will help you be a better photographer.  You can use the contact form sat the bottom of this post to send me your comments that I love to receive!

In this months Landscape Photography Magazine you can read my article The Most Important Tool.  It’s a great magazine and you can find it Here and if you enjoy it then please tell them I sent you!



About briancooney123

HOW I GOT HERE Of course, I wasn’t always a full time photographer. I spent a lot of time in the corporate world. I had a job which paid well, but just didn’t excite me. I remember the day when I had had enough. Enough of selling myself short, enough of dreaming too small, enough of doing what others expected of me. I had put away my dreams and told myself I would get back to them later, but somehow there always seemed to be something else that had to get done first. A friend of mine had recommended I take the NLP Business Practitioners course, and although I was really busy, I decided to do it. During that time, I began to imagine the different paths my life could take from here. While I had a hazy picture of what this other life might look like, I had a clear picture of where my current life was going if I didn’t change. It was a scary moment, a bit like standing on the edge of a cliff deciding whether to jump into the great unknown or stay on the cliff, safe but trapped. I jumped. The transition to the life I wanted was challenging The transition to the life I wanted was challenging but I would never go back. After that day I resolved to do what I love, to follow my bliss.  Picking up a camera after several years away, I found that many things had changed, the digital age had arrived. In the intervening years, I was too busy to pay any attention to my photography, and occasionally when I took something I really liked, I would think “how do some photographs seem so captivating and others leave me completely cold?” I knew this is what I was meant to do Somehow though, I knew this is what I was meant to do. I dedicated myself to learning everything I could about being a photographer. I took many, many courses and I read every book I could get my hands on, I still do. Since then, I have dedicated myself to helping other creative photographers achieve the results they want. And what a journey it has been. Last year I qualified as a coach. My main area of interest is creativity and helping others to express their vision. WHAT I BELIEVE Along the way, I’ve learnt that there are no rules. Experiment, explore, play. My advice is to make your art from your heart, not for the praise or the money.  Lighten up. It’s important to take your photography seriously, but it's a mistake to take yourself too seriously. Finally, you get what you want when you never, ever give up so enjoy every minute of it and just do it!
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1 Response to Landscape Photography Magazine.

  1. That’s great Brian!
    … To answer your question honestly, my biggest struggle with photography is to calm down when I have a good idea… inspiration is sometime a devastating inside storm and I just wish I could just learn to experience passion more peacefully…

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