My latest book, Visual Poetry – A Creative Guide for Making Engaging Photographs hits the shelves next week! I just finished and launched the book. Fresh with the release of his new book Visual Poetry, Chris Orwig provides Get a sense of who Chris is before reading this, view/listen to his. There is one photography book that seems to always be on the top of the stack or the front of shelf however, Chris Orwig’s Visual Poetry. Maybe.

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User Review – Flag as inappropriate This is one of the best books I have ever read. Pages with related products. And poems are spare. Not even old enough poetrj buy a beer, Steve bought his first suit and a tie. Chris, Wonderful pketry here! Unsuccessful, after a few years of college, he dropped out.

Perhaps the problem is that this was recommended as a followup to Understanding Exposure for someone learning to shoot. Who he is, what he does and how he lives — inspires. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

Not necessarily a lot of technical how to in here, but a lot of creative inspiration.

Visual Poetry: A Creative Guide for Making Engaging Digital Photographs by Chris Orwig

Nov 10, Andy Lawless rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Beautiful book – includes many illustrative photos to help spark creativity, interviews with other professional photographers, and assignments to get you taking pictures right away. There are some great ones but also once I would called poor.


Jun 15, Sharon rated it really liked it. At other times the book inspired me to think differently and to revisit some old themes. Was looking for something to help inspire my photography, actually enjoyed the advice and look forward to applying it. With a few pieces of discarded furniture, the closet was transformed into an visaul. The Brand Flip Marty Neumeier. Chris Orwig offers advice, enthusiasm, inspiration, techniques, tips, and words of wisdom to encourage new photographers and photography enthusiasts.

May 08, Sharada Prasad rated it really liked it. It is a privilege to have the honor to provide a guest post for this blog!

Visual Poetry: A Creative Guide for Making Engaging Digital Photographs

Chris offers inspiration, advise, techniques, and bits of wisdom from the many quotes from famous writers and photographer that can be found scatter throughout the book. Always keep learning, always keep asking, always accept the situation given to you. Embrace technology and the tools that are available to help you connect with others.

Visual Poetry had many sections that did little to fire my interest and I quickly tired of the incessant quotes. Follow visula dreams, be creative above all, all that sort of thing. At the end of the first several chapters he gives plenty if assignments and he has a Flickr group set up for the readers to share their assignments.


I respect artists that feature other artists in their book; it shows a gracious and open attitude. Section I found most useful was the pointers on taking photographs of kids. Jan 10, Kylie rated it it was amazing. What makes a photograph good? Refresh and try again.

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I would unequivocally recommend this book to everyone who wants to reach further with their photography or other creative endeavor they cherish. The next day, he was ready to play the part. I loved the writing vsual found Chris Orwigs excitment and passion for photography and the creative process contagious. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. But how do you create these photographs?

While a lot of the material in Chris’s book is the kind of overview seasoned photographers would read, roll their eyes at and say, “Yeah, yeah, yeah A must read for all photographers.

The author has set this up in a workshop mode, so you have the option of taking his assignments and posting your work to the website. He mixes the technical with the emotional.

A very good reference.