Seeing exercises


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Seeing exercises

One of the trickiest things about exercising and developing your sense of seeing is that you actually use your eyes all day long for other things. You spend your days looking, so trying to get to that next step of seeing can be complicated because there is not really a physically different thing that you can do. I think the best way to learn to see better is experience, and obviously that means practice, but it also means knowing what it feels like when you're really seeing. If you can force yourself into a position of seeing and pay attention to what that feels like then you'll likely have an easier time getting back into that space, or at least recognizing when you're in it or out of it.

Now there are a couple of curious exercises that you can do that, in my experience, will put you into a place of seeing. They will deactivate your brain's assumptions about what's before you and allow you to actually see what's before you. First one is pretty simple. Sometime wh...

Seeing exercises
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Seeing exercises provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Foundations of Photography: Composition

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