How am I today and how do I want to be?

Written by Daniel Gregory

I am a Whidbey Island, Wa based photographer and photographic educator. I am a core faculty member of the Photographic Center Northwest, regularly presents at online and national conferences, and have classes at KelbyOne and CreativeLive. I host of the weekly podcast The Perceptive Photographer which focuses on the challenges and day-to-day aspects of living as a photographer.

January 17, 2022

Episode 358

A friend of mine recently told me about how he approaches journaling each morning. He starts off by writing about where he is today. Doesn’t matter if good or bad. He just notes how he feels. He then writes down how he wants to be that day. Maybe he writes about being open and receptive, or creative or sad. Doesn’t really matter what he writes, he just notes how he wants to be that day.

In the podcast this week, I talk about how approaching our photography by thinking about how I am and how I want to be can make a difference in the type and quality of work we create.

Gear used in the podcast

One of the questions I get asked frequently is what sort of equipment do I use to record my podcast. I have used a variety of equipment in the years that I have been recording, but here is the current list of equipment that I am using. Also as an FYI and full disclosure, the links are affiliate links to Amazon.

Rode Procaster XLR microphone
Rode Boom Arm
Rode PSM Shockmount
All three Rode components a kit
Focusrite Scarlet 2i2
Adobe Audition (part of creative cloud subscription)
LogicPro X
Macbook Pro
OWC Thunderbolt 3 dock
Headphones

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