Understanding Creativity

How to Boost Your Creative Abilities to Become a Better Photographer

Understanding CreativityWhy is it so hard if we all have the potential to be creative? For starters, many ways we traditionally learn photographic techniques are creativity killers.

We will begin by looking at the science behind creativity and understanding creativity. Where does it come from? Are humans born with it, or do they learn it? Can you make yourself more creative? The answers from cognitive psychologists’ research will surprise, frustrate, and excite you.

Armed with a better understanding of how creativity works, I will help you lay the foundation to develop more creative skills and become a better, more creative photographer.

What you will learn:

  • Why is it so hard to be creative? We will look at the science behind our creative struggles.
  • The number one reason why people struggle to improve as creative photographers.
  • A new definition of creativity that will free your thought process and change the way you approach creating.
  • My TOP TIPS for improving your creativity to become a better photographer
  • The benefits of using Divergent and Convergent thinking to find cool ideas and develop them into amazing photographs.
  • … and much more!

Details About This Photography Presentation by Joe Edelman

Duration:  90 minutes with time for Q&A
Available as an In-Person or Virtual Presentation.  This topic also works well as a 2.5-hour hands-on workshop.

Intended Audience:
This is an excellent Camera Club talk. It has also been presented as a Virtual ZOOM, Keynote, and In-Person 2.5-hour hands-on workshop.

Set up Needed:
In-Person: This presentation requires the use of a digital projector and screen or a large-screen TV with an HDMI connection.
Virtual: This presentation works very well virtually.  I can host up to 100 people via ZOOM, or I can present on your organization’s account. The presentation is made from a professional Livestream studio with professional lighting and sound.


Joe Edelman Presenting on Stage

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