Life of an Artist | Competition vs. Comparison (and Robbing Yourself of Joy)
A blog post, by Chicago artist Tracey Capone, about comparing ourselves to other artists and how it robs us of the joy of our own achievements.
Life of an Artist | Pause and Redirect
“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” – Pablo Picasso I have been avoiding this blog like the Plague because I wasn’t happy with the direction it was going in. I didn’t want it to be just another photography blog where I throw a bunch of my photographs out there, tell you the motivation behind them and then move on to the next post. While there is nothing wrong with that, there are so many photography blogs out there already and, honestly, my interests and passions as an artist go well beyond photography. Recently, I rebranded from Tracey…
Travel Photography | Exploring the Scottish Highlands
Travel through the awe inspiring Highlands of Scotland with original travel and landscape photography by Chicago photographer Tracey Capone.
Postcards from Italy: A Day Photographing the Island of Burano
A quick 45 minute boat ride from Venice will open up a world of color on the island of Burano. In this post I shared several photographs from my trip as well as tips as to what to see, how to get there and where to eat.
Sunday Morning in Montmartre: Two People, One Camera and No Plans in Mind
The other day in my post about Venice, I talked about the magical light that pulls you in as you walk around the back canals. I can honestly say it is a light I have never seen elsewhere, until one Sunday morning on our recent trip to Paris. My husband, Joe, and I stayed in Montmartre for the week, a section of Paris that I have previously visited and loved. We had spent the week hopping on and off the Metro seeing as much as we could possibly see and, after a week of that, decided we would take a day and just explore the neighborhood without an agenda. Basically,…