WE ARE PHOTOGRAPHERS PODCAST:
Our weekly audio podcast We Are Photographers brings you true stories from behind the lens and behind the lives of your favorite photographers, filmmakers, and creative industry game-changers. From their struggles to their wins, host Kenna Klosterman discovers the real human stories about why they do what they do.
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ABOUT THIS EPISODE:
In this episode, Blake and Kenna geek out on the brain, neuroscience and creativity. Find out how Blake started his journey as an Internet entrepreneur in the photo industry after being a parachute rescue rigger in the Air Force National Guard. Hear how he transformed from punk kid with long hair to mastering the discipline and tenacity that it takes to succeed in the Armed Forces. Blake explains the importance of learning from critique and how he post-processes landscape images to reflect the emotive experience he had while creating them.
ABOUT BLAKE RUDIS:
Blake Rudis is a classically trained artist who started as a painter, transitioned into printmaking and sculpture, and finally decided to double down on his love for photography. He incorporates his knowledge of design aesthetics and color theory in his photography courses and is known for his acclaimed Photoshop® workflow.
Blake is a self-published author and independent photo educator. Some of his partnerships include Topaz Labs, Plotagraph Pro, ON1, and CreativeLive. Throughout his teaching efforts on his site, f.64 Academy, Blake has helped thousands of photographers excel in their post-processing endeavors with his easy to follow approach to teaching.