What are Your 2010 Photography Resolutions?

2010_resolutionsWe’re just about 2 weeks into 2010 now, and we’ve all had plenty of time to consider our new year’s resolution list. I’d like to know what your plans are (photography-wise) for 2010! Since it only seems fair, I’d like to start off by saying that I will be shooting more this year. Last year was an extremely busy work-year, leaving little time to shoot for myself; so this year that is something I’ll be changing. I’ll be bringing my camera gear out a lot more, in search of anything and everything to photograph. I may, however, leave my resolution to process photos more often until next year… Additionally, PhotographyBB will be bringing our magazine, blog, and forum readers much more this year in the forms of educational information, contests, and photo-community events. PhotographyBB Online Magazine will continue strong, and I hope you all continue to enjoy and benefit from the content.

Now it’s your turn… Are you an amateur who’s resolution it is to learn more this year? Shoot more, or expand your photography subject matter? Is there something in particular you plan to do with your photography for 2010? Starting a photography business or side-business? Or are you a professional photographer already, and if so, are you planning on doing anything more or different this year? One of the wonderful things about sharing our resolutions with each other is that we may all find a few suggestions from each other that may help you to learn something new or grow as a photographer this year. What are your plans, thoughts, and resolutions for 2010?

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Dave Seeram is the Editor of PhotographyBB Magazine, photographer, Canucks fan, Lostie,  fanboy, Dad, blogger, entrepreneur, and part-time superhero. Dave is the owner of this blog, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of the PhotographyBB Magazine and CLARITY: PHOTOGRAPHY BEYOND THE CAMERA
11 Responses
  1. Simon

    This year I plan to learn to use Lightroom. I am an Elements user, but starting to shoot more RAW photos and want to learn to get the most from Lightroom. Many thanks for your online magazine, I find it very helpful!

  2. I’d like to grow my business, of course, but I really want to use 2010 to master and nurture flash technique. Also, I want to make a photograph for myself every day!

  3. Not sure if I could ever make any money at photography, so I guess I’ll remain an enthusiastic amateur. This year I resolve to maintain a photo a day site on bPase. To concentrate on getting focussing ‘just right’ and to become seriously proficient with my equipment.

  4. Greetings! My big push for this new year will be to master the business side of photography and get aggressive with local zip marketing and for sure some displays around town. I also will be working more with artificial lighting (umbrellas, reflectors, SB-800s & continuous) in my portraiture. Pushing my creativity in photography and understanding Photoshop even more will be two important aspects of my new year endeavors.

  5. This year I’m embracing the basics, and more film.

    1. I’m trying a 365-type project with a twist; taking the same picture outside, at the same time each day. I hope to show the amount of light as the days get longer then shorter again, and also the variety in weather for our area. It won’t be 365 photos, but I hope to have 300 when I’m ready to edit it all together as a slideshow with music. I’ll make it fast enough to be a 2-3 minute presentation.

    2. We have the photo equipment and slides from my in-laws; they were active amateur photographers in the 1960s and early 1970s. I intend to shoot photos with the camera they used – a Yashica 44LM – which uses 127 film. The film sources are there, and a local lab can develop.

  6. My resolution this year is to refine our client experience and make sure we are giving our clients the best service. No focus on gear, shooting style, or much photographic like our goals in the past, but focused on client service.

  7. My resolution for this year is to grow creatively. I want to do the normal things like make more time to shoot and to get better technically, but my main goal is to focus on being a more creative photographer.

  8. Simple. Use a tripod or monopod (at a pinch) more than ever. My shots are better when taken from a tripod. Simple as that.

    I suspect that it is as much to the process of using a tripod slowing me down, giving me the chance to compose.

    Tripod, tripod, monopod… ra ra ra.

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