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Reading lists by topic, for workshop students (and others)

For workshops on electronic flash

Podcasts

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/06/30/flash-photography-using-remote-off-camera-flash-units/

http://thewellspoint.com/2008/12/17/using-flash-and-slow-shutter-speed-when-photographing/

Blog entries

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/02/16/the-latest-in-electronic-flash/

http://thewellspoint.com/2008/12/19/do-it-yourself-flash-gel-kit/

For the workshop on grants and project funding

Blog entries

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/09/10/thinking-points-for-grant-applications/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/02/08/grants-made-easy-and-grants-made-hard/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/02/09/the-transformative-power-of-my-first-grant/

For workshops on travel photography

Podcasts

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/12/16/the-pogo-a-very-useful-and-very-portable-printer/

Blog entries

http://thewellspoint.com/2011/07/29/buying-lenses-for-travel-photography/

http://thewellspoint.com/2011/02/18/noticing-gestures/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/08/10/the-keys-to-good-street-photography/

For workshops on light, shadow, night and twilight

Podcasts

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/03/10/the-sweet-spot-for-dramatic-shadows/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/02/24/using-the-best-tripod-which-is-a-table-top-tripod/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/04/08/planning-your-photography-when-working-at-twilight/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/02/25/the-background-of-the-light-studies-of-david-h-wells/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/02/11/using-light-angle-and-the-time-of-day-in-making-silhouettes/

http://thewellspoint.com/2008/10/22/the-importance-of-timing-when-photographing-at-twilight-podcast/

http://thewellspoint.com/2008/09/24/the-wells-point-video/

Blog entries

http://thewellspoint.com/2012/06/22/connoisseur-of-light-part-1/

http://thewellspoint.com/2011/01/21/ode-to-sunlight/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/08/27/a-refresher-course-in-low-light-photography/

For overseas workshops

Blog entries

http://thewellspoint.com/2012/09/07/staying-healthy-in-the-less-developed-countries/

http://thewellspoint.com/2012/08/31/safety-tips-for-working-in-less-developed-countries/

For workshops on photo-essays

Podcasts

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/10/13/the-thinking-behind-my-photo-essay-foreclosed-dreams/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/03/25/the-early-photo-essays/

Blog entries

http://thewellspoint.com/2012/05/11/good-storytelling-is-good-storytelling/

http://thewellspoint.com/2012/04/27/a-blessing-and-a-curse/

http://thewellspoint.com/2012/04/13/photography-books-with-authorship/

http://thewellspoint.com/2011/05/13/what-makes-a-good-photo-editor/

http://thewellspoint.com/2011/01/13/sharing-photo-essay-ideas/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/06/03/exploring-our-responsibility-to-the-people-we-photograph-part-three/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/03/26/the-four-questions-each-photographer-should-ask-themselves/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/09/18/why-photographers-need-editors/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/04/13/the-important-process-of-naming-a-project/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/02/23/photo-essays-past-present-and-future/

http://thewellspoint.com/2008/12/01/the-history-of-photography-of-california-farmworkers/

For those interested in (or thinking of attending) workshops in general

Blog entries

http://thewellspoint.com/2012/02/10/art-and-commerce-of-selecting-a-workshop-teacher/

http://thewellspoint.com/2011/12/30/about-ongoing-on-line-critique-groups/

http://thewellspoint.com/2011/09/09/seminar-workshop-or-class/

http://thewellspoint.com/2011/07/01/computers-for-workshops/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/08/30/photography-workshops-as-creative-communities/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/05/17/a-lesson-about-lessons-in-photography/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/03/12/learning-how-you-learn-photographically-and-otherwise/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/01/25/my-favorite-part-of-my-favorite-class/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/12/21/thoughts-on-getting-feedback/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/10/30/the-top-ten-things-photo-workshop-attendees-need-know-and-do/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/10/12/golfers-psychotherapists-and-photographers/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/09/21/group-questions-versus-individual-questions/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/07/17/so-you-want-to-teach-photography-workshops/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/03/23/workshops-teaching-and-the-transformative-power-of-photography/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/02/27/learning-how-to-learn-photographically/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/02/06/the-workshop-i-always-wanted-to-attend/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/01/26/photographs-as-mirrors-and-windows/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/01/19/how-i-learned-to-critique-photographs/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/01/02/what-makes-a-great-photography-workshop/

http://thewellspoint.com/2008/11/03/zen-and-the-art-of-motordrive-part-two/

http://thewellspoint.com/2008/10/31/zen-and-the-art-of-motordrive-part-one/

For those interested in photography’s tools

Podcasts

http://thewellspoint.com/2012/06/13/shoot-edit-repeat/

http://thewellspoint.com/2012/05/16/the-travelling-camera-bag-of-a-professional-photographer/

http://thewellspoint.com/2012/01/18/an-introduction-to-histograms/

http://thewellspoint.com/2011/09/14/the-key-to-growth-as-a-photographer-prints-on-the-table/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/05/05/a-digital-holga/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/02/24/using-the-best-tripod-which-is-a-table-top-tripod/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/01/28/using-shutter-different-speeds-to-show-motion-or-stop-action/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/12/30/an-introduction-to-critiquing-photographs/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/12/02/an-editing-exercise-part-two-of-two-parts/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/11/18/an-editing-exercise-part-one-of-two-parts/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/10/07/a-lesson-in-seeing-and-working-a-situation/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/08/26/inside-the-travelling-camera-bag-of-one-photographer-me/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/07/01/changing-your-focal-length-during-long-exposures/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/06/17/editing-and-critiquing-photographs-of-india/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/06/03/working-a-situation-when-photographing/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/02/11/using-light-angle-and-the-time-of-day-in-making-silhouettes/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/01/14/the-use-of-time-shutter-speed-and-panning-in-photographing-action/

http://thewellspoint.com/2008/09/24/the-wells-point-video/

Blog entries

http://thewellspoint.com/2012/09/14/olympus-omd-em-5-over-a-canon-5d/

http://thewellspoint.com/2012/07/13/the-most-difficult-thing-about-making-a-good-photograph/

http://thewellspoint.com/2012/04/06/photography-book-without-pictures/

http://thewellspoint.com/2012/03/30/feedback-through-instant-editing/

http://thewellspoint.com/2012/03/23/the-idea-behind-instant-editing/

http://thewellspoint.com/2012/01/20/back-to-the-future-with-prime-lenses/

http://thewellspoint.com/2011/12/02/what-flash-cards-you-use/

http://thewellspoint.com/2011/11/11/solving-the-problem-of-camera-straps/

http://thewellspoint.com/2011/10/28/which-camera-do-you-use-and-why/

http://thewellspoint.com/2011/08/12/the-white-balance-from-he/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/12/17/what-is-it-about-middle-gray/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/08/02/why-i-am-not-a-big-fan-of-the-gorillapod/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/06/14/gear-and-old-gear/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/06/11/goals-and-gear/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/04/16/how-do-you-critique-photographs/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/03/29/everything-you-should-know-about-buying-a-serious-camera/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/11/23/the-biggest-little-gear-discovery-that-i-recently-made/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/10/19/learning-the-language-of-photography/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/04/27/the-art-of-editing-the-editing-of-art/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/03/20/from-mad-cropper-to-full-frame-perfectionist/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/02/13/the-best-flash-card-wallet-i-have-ever-found/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/01/16/where-i-learned-the-most-about-photographing/

http://thewellspoint.com/2008/12/26/cameras-do-not-make-pictures-people-do/

http://thewellspoint.com/2008/12/08/what-is-the-best-tripod-in-the-world/

For those interested in self promotion for NON professional photographers

Blog entries

http://thewellspoint.com/2011/11/04/lessons-learned-judging-a-photo-contest/

http://thewellspoint.com/2011/10/21/where-do-you-learn-to-be-a-photographer-part-three-of-three/

http://thewellspoint.com/2011/06/24/selling-prints-for-love-or-money/

http://thewellspoint.com/2011/04/15/first-impressions-are-lasting-impressions-with-web-sites/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/12/03/a-fifth-photographers-problem/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/10/22/just-say-no/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/10/08/why-photograph-for-money/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/09/17/going-pro-vs-doing-photography-for-love-not-money/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/07/26/musings-on-developing-a-style/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/04/09/surviving-hell-week-in-fine-art-photography/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/11/09/an-impromptu-course-in-design-of-web-sites-for-photographers/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/08/24/a-big-what-is-the-meaning-of-life-kind-of-a-question/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/05/29/on-the-question-of-creativity/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/05/11/the-importance-of-portfolio-review-events-part-two/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/05/08/the-importance-of-portfolio-review-events-part-one/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/04/17/some-thoughts-on-photo-contests/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/03/30/thoughts-on-web-sites-for-photographers/

http://thewellspoint.com/2008/11/28/taking-photo-contests-seriously/

For workshops on business

Podcasts

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/01/28/one-photographers-career-path/

http://thewellspoint.com/2008/11/19/some-thoughts-on-being-a-professional-photographer/

Blog entries

http://thewellspoint.com/2012/08/24/judging-the-wedding-photojournalism-competition/

http://thewellspoint.com/2012/08/17/the-business-side-of-workshop-teaching/

http://thewellspoint.com/2012/07/20/what-to-do-with-a-valuable-image-for-publication/

http://thewellspoint.com/2012/06/29/dish-tv-vs-the-networks-and-our-photographic-future/

http://thewellspoint.com/2012/06/15/if-i-were-starting-out-now/

http://thewellspoint.com/2012/02/17/some-good-questions/

http://thewellspoint.com/2012/01/13/the-old-fashioned-way/

http://thewellspoint.com/2011/12/16/adapt-or-die/

http://thewellspoint.com/2011/12/09/the-all-important-copyright-registration-process/

http://thewellspoint.com/2011/10/14/where-do-you-learn-to-be-a-photographer-part-two-of-three/

http://thewellspoint.com/2011/10/07/where-do-you-learn-to-be-a-photographer-part-one-of-three/

http://thewellspoint.com/2011/06/17/the-myth-of-greedy-photographers/

http://thewellspoint.com/2011/03/11/surviving-and-thriving-as-a-professional-photographer/

http://thewellspoint.com/2011/03/04/should-i-become-a-certified-professional-photographer/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/12/31/does-the-photography-world-need-more-pros/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/11/05/open-sourcing-the-business-side-of-photography-part-two-of-two/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/10/29/open-sourcing-the-business-side-of-photography-part-one-of-two/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/08/13/who-owns-what-model-releases-and-copyright/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/04/02/the-end-of-the-photography-world-as-we-know-it/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/02/26/buying-various-types-of-camera-insurance/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/02/22/darwinian-competition-among-photographers/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/11/16/lessons-in-the-business-of-photography/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/07/31/an-aspiring-photographer-wrote-me/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/07/10/pricing-images-for-publications-part-two/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/07/03/pricing-images-for-publications-part-one/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/06/26/outsourcing-and-cost-benefit-analysis/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/06/08/photographers-daily-to-do-list/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/05/04/top-ten-things-needed-to-be-a-successful-photojournalist-part-two/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/05/01/top-ten-keys-to-be-a-successful-photojournalist-part-one/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/03/02/the-future-of-commercial-photography-and-percieved-value/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/02/02/my-brief-stint-as-a-fashion-photographer/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/01/05/the-questions-i-would-ask-any-accomplished-photographer/

http://thewellspoint.com/2008/12/29/important-things-to-know-about-the-business-of-photography/

http://thewellspoint.com/2008/12/05/what-every-photogapher-should-know-about-model-releases/

http://thewellspoint.com/2008/11/21/marketing-is-the-key-to-being-a-professional-photographer/

For workshops on stock photography

Podcasts

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/12/15/some-thoughts-on-stock-photography/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/08/12/the-stock-photography-of-david-h-wells/

Blog entries

http://thewellspoint.com/2011/12/23/why-i-teach-workshops-on-stock-photography/

http://thewellspoint.com/2011/12/09/the-all-important-copyright-registration-process/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/02/15/what-is-my-naming-convention-and-how-did-i-come-up-with-it/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/02/12/what-is-a-naming-convention-and-why-do-you-need-one/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/02/05/onward-and-__ward-in-the-world-of-stock-photography-part-two-of-two/

http://thewellspoint.com/2010/02/01/onward-and-__ward-in-stock-photography-part-one-of-two/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/09/14/stock-photography-is-dead-long-live-stock-photography-act-3-of-3/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/09/11/stock-photography-is-dead-long-live-stock-photography-act-2-of-3/

http://thewellspoint.com/2009/09/07/stock-photography-is-dead-long-live-stock-photography-act-1-of-3/

http://thewellspoint.com/2008/11/24/exactly-what-is-stock-photography/