Fresh Updates of the Blog


If you want to create different, more interesting photos that have meaning and impact, then the articles in my blog dedicated to the photographic approach will meet your expectations.

By reading these articles, you will develop or refine your artistry whether it is your vision or your photographic signature.

All these blog articles will help you to better communicate with your photos. You will discover techniques to better use the photographic language, develop your photographic state of mind, translate your emotions, and transmit messages.


Landscape of Canyonlands in the state of Utah in United States.
Landscape of Canyonlands in the state of Utah in United States.

The 10 Latest Updates

To better share my passion for nature, I strive to release one new article onto the website each week. My articles enable me to share ideas with my readers and reveal my paths in artistic photography.

To save time, I have listed only the last ten updates to my blog.

Every Friday I publish a new article or a gallery column while traveling.

An example of isolation photo: a bluethroat bird on its branch. The white background has been done with the bokeh technique.

Why and How: Creating Isolation Photos

Why and How: Creating Isolation Photos In a previous article, I shared with you some techniques to inspire and improve your narrative photos. In the following article, I will share some tips on how to build your isolation photos. Keep in mind that the narrative practice and the isolation practice…
Jan 21, 2022
Landscape in black and white of Grand Canyon in Arizona in USA. Photo in black and white by Amar Guillen.

Enhancing Black and White Photos with Shades of Grey, Low-Key, and…

Enhancing Black and White Photos with Shades of Grey, Low-Key, and High Key Landscape in black and white of Grand Canyon in Arizona in USA. The Photographic Language of Black and White You may believe that the photographic language is universal. It can be applicable to color or black and white.…
Jan 14, 2022
Landscape in black and white of Arches National Park in US.

3 Techniques to Enhance Your Photos in Black and White

3 Techniques to Enhance Your Photos in Black and White You probably practice black and white photography because it fits perfectly with your character and your way of seeing the world. But have you ever thought about categorizing black and white techniques to channel your creativity? Have you ever…
Jan 07, 2022
A gelada male photographed in Ethiopia with my 'Back to Black' style. Photo in black and white by Amar Guillen.

4 Tips to Help You Define Your Photographic Statement and Pursue…

4 Tips to Help You Define Your Photographic Statement and Pursue Efficiency A gelada male photographed in Ethiopia with my 'Back to Black' style. Reason #5 for Defining Your Photographic Statement: Pursuing Photographic Intentionality I am sure that when you look at pictures, you try to analyze and…
Dec 17, 2021
Un exemple de mon style 'Back to Black'. Cerf élaphe pendant le brame du cerf. Ce style s'intègre totalement dans ma démarche photographique. Photo en noir et blanc par Amar Guillen.

5 Reasons to Define your Photographic Statement and Become…

5 Reasons to Define Your Photographic Statement and Become Visually Identifiable An example of my style 'Back to Black'. A red deer stag during the rut of the deer. This style is totally integrated in my photographic statement. Defining your Photographic Statement Is Not a Question of Gear…
Dec 10, 2021
An example of photographic signature. A grey heron snorting on a branch in a pond of La Dombes. Photo in black and white by Amar Guillen.

Why and How: Defining Your Photographic Statement to Improve Your…

Why and How: Defining Your Photographic Statement to Improve Your Photos Your photographic statement is one of the most essential concepts to understand and define if you want to create meaningful photos that captivate the attention of your audience. Your photographic statement will help you stand…
Dec 03, 2021
Example of an underwater narrative photo taken in the Red Sea off Egypt. Photo in colour by Amar Guillen.

5 Tips to Improve Your Narrative Photos and Their Impact

5 Tips to Improve Your Narrative Photos and Their Impact Example of an underwater narrative photo taken in the Red Sea off Egypt. Tip #1 for Creating Narrative Photos: Place the Photographic Elements Correctly To build a narrative photo, you must place the photographic elements correctly in your…
Nov 26, 2021
Example of a narrative photo of a landscape. Torrent in the Smoky Mountains in Tennessee. Photo in colour by Amar Guillen.

4 Reasons to Create Narrative Photos

4 Reasons to Create Narrative Photos Example of a narrative photo of a landscape. Torrent in the Smoky Mountains in Tennessee. Photographic Storytelling Can Make Your Photos Extraordinary In my opinion, photographic storytelling can allow you to create photos that are different from others and…
Nov 19, 2021
An example of a narrative photo. Landscape of Island in the Sky in the Canyonlands in Utah in United States. Photo in black and white by Amar Guillen.

Why and How: Creating Impactful Narrative Photos

Why and How: Creating Impactful Narrative Photos In this article, I will give you the keys to succeed in your narrative photos. This technique will allow you to make your photos more interesting and more creative. I will share four great reasons to help you choose this creative direction. I will…
Nov 12, 2021
A doe and her fawn in a wood. Photo in color by Amar Guillen.

Evaluating the Potential of a Photo

The Evaluation of the Potential of a Photo A doe and her fawn in a wood. The Evaluation of the Potential of a Photo In one of the previous paragraphs, I mentioned that you should evaluate the potential of a photo before you release it to others or preserve it for yourself. I would like to clarify…
Nov 05, 2021