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Be Like Water My Friend…

February 20, 2014
Photo By: D. Austin Title: Be Like Water My Friend

Photo By: D. Austin Title: Be Like Water My Friend

While editing 40 images for The Photo Philosophy Book, came across this image I took a few miles from my home. I love this image in sepia, the water was unusually flat for being high tide at 4pm in the afternoon….I choose the title based on an old Bruce Lee interview I watched on Netflix the other night. He was explaining how remaining fluid and flowing during adversity help channel your energy to eventually triumph over that adversity. His advice…” Be like water my friend…”

Cover Art: The Photo Philosophy Book

February 10, 2014
Photo Philosophy Book

Photo Philosophy Book

Here is a proposed cover for the new book: The Photo Philosophy Book.

Photographed & Written By: D. Austin

275 pages and counting with over 110 illustrations & photos. A photography guide for creating great images!

Featured Image. Look into the mindset, process, and motivation within The Photo Philosophy Book.

Photo By: D. Austin Title: Infrared SF

Photo By: D. Austin Title: Infrared SF

February 4, 2014
Photo By: D. Austin Jekyll Island, Jan. 2014

Photo By: D. Austin Jekyll Island, Jan. 2014

Even when its 32 degrees with coastal winds of 45 mph…I still love the beach! Jekyll Island, Jan. 2014

D. Austin

II Palms

February 3, 2014
Photo By: D. Austin Title: II Palms

Photo By: D. Austin Title: II Palms

Just one for monday. Myakka River State Park In FL Is Lovely!

D. Austin

Hump Day Images…Relax.

January 29, 2014
Photo By: D. Austin Title: Untitled

Photo By: D. Austin Title: Untitled

Photo By: D. Austin Title: Untitled

Photo By: D. Austin Title: Untitled

Photo By: D. Austin Title: Untitled

Photo By: D. Austin Title: Untitled

Here are several images I took along my leisurely stroll through Myakka River State Park today. Hope they inspire you to get out there and create great images! CLICK TO SEE LARGE ! – D. Austin

Photo Philosophy Book Launch By: D. Austin

January 26, 2014

Photo Philosophy Book: A Photography Guide For Creative Images

Photo By: D. Austin Title:Endless Summer

Photo By: D. Austin Title:Endless Summer

“For things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them”-Aristotle

Philosophy is the love of wisdom. “Phos” is the Greek word for light, which is where the modern word “photo” comes from. So, one could say The Photo Philosophy Book is for the lover of the wisdom of light. The Photographer.

The Photo Philosophy Book is a collection of knowledge and images that investigate the philosophical question of creative free will. The book investigates the factors affecting creative free will and discusses ways creative free will can be obtained. The book is a photography guide for creating inspiring images.

Show your support by pre-ordering a copy of the art book today!  Approximately 225 pages with over 75 illustrations and photos. Contact me directly to pre-order: austinsmail04[at]yahoo.com

~Below is an outline of the book.

                                             Table Of Contents

PREFACE

INTRODUCTION

I. Part I

A BRIEF HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY, CULTURE AND THE COLLECTIVEWhy you may or may not have creative free will.

1. A Brief History Of Photography

2. Artificial Consumer Culture

3. The Collective: Micro & Macro Consciousness

4. Gallery Of Images

II. Part II

IMAGINATIONEverything in the universe flows from mind.

1. How Your Brain Works: The 3 Parts Of Your Brain

2. Concepts + Interpretation + Symbolism

3. Fallacious Thinking: Getting Rid Of Cognitive Dissonance

4.Unlocking Your Imagination

5. Obtaining Creative Free-Will

6. Gallery Of Images

III. Part III

PRACTICE & ACTIONYour images are a reflection of your knowledge and understanding.

1. Practicing Your Own Photophilosophy

2. Teach To Learn, Learn By Teaching

3. 10 Photoshoots That Challenged My Imagination

4. Gallery Of Images

  • Underwater Pin-Hole Camera Shot in Florida Keys
  • Camera Obscura Hotel Room
  • Night Time Fashion Shoot
  • Delayed Shutter City Scapes
  • Fashion Editorial ” House Of Cards”
  • Political Fine Art Session “Purge”
  • “Shanequa” Vs. “Kate Moss” Posing Sessions
  • & More To Be Reveled In The Book

SUMMARY

INDEX OF TERMS

DEDICATIONS & THANKS

The Photo Philosophy Book  By: D. Austin

The Photo Philosophy Book
By: D. Austin

New Canvas

January 25, 2014

Photo By: D. Austin

As a photographer and artist, new canvases can be found almost anywhere with almost anything…hope this inspires you to get out there and create great images! –D. Austin

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