The Art of the Walkabout | San Antonio, Texas

If you stand there long enough, still your thoughts and breathe—you can almost hear the voices. The real power of photography is it's ability to isolate and preserve a moment in time. Isolate all the distractions of life in the modern age and not only preserve a moment, but perhaps…

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Bad Habits that Crush Your Creativity in Hacker Monthly

"I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." —Albert Einstein The only thing more fleeting than your 15 minutes of fame is your 3 nano seconds of E-fame. When I posted my article…

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8 Bad Habits that Crush Your Creativity and Stifle Your Success

"There are no days in life so memorable as those which vibrated to some stroke of the imagination."— Ralph Waldo Emerson Standing in front of this massive banyan tree on Maui, I was inspired to try something new. I had a vision in my mind's eye of this tree. And…

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10 Tips For Getting Things Done

On any given day, the biggest challenge I face in getting things done is managing my time on the phone. A few phone calls in the morning, a flood of emails and the next thing you know, my entire day is thrown off balance. We all struggle with squeezing every…

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What Every Aspiring Photographer Should Know

“All I ask is one thing, particularly of young people that watch. Please do not be cynical. I hate cynicism. It’s my least favorite quality. Nobody in life gets exactly what they thought they were going to get. But if you work really hard, and are kind, amazing things will…

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Storytelling. It’s a Lie That Tells the Truth

"I don't know about truths. A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells, the less you know." (Rachael Weisz) in The Brothers Bloom. Art walk in the city of San Antonio, Texas. © Randy Kepple Photographs Portland, Oregon Park Blocks. Image courtesy of © Mark Kegans…

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About Trends in Photography – David Williams

Wedding photography is a reflection of the times we live in. However, this does not mean it should be trendy. Just because you have the tools to alter an image in Photoshop doesn't mean that you should. Take a step back. Look at the work of the Masters and learn…

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Randy Featured in Artist Spotlight Series

Big Folio recently interviewed me for their Artist Spotlight series. It's humbling to be a part of this series. Previous spotlight artists include Chuck Arland, Erik Clausen, Matthew Clark and Dan O'Day. Amazingly talented photographers. All I can say is "Wow!" Here is a reprint of the interview. 1. You…

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Time to Transform

It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity. — Albert Einstein It's that time of year when one dark day can push you over the edge. It's always been tough to make your living as an artist, but it seems even harder in recent days. We…

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Kara’s Senior Portrait

One of life's greatest joys is watching your children grow into adults. My oldest daughter is a senior and I was honored she asked me to photograph her. Sure it makes sense since dad's a photographer, but she could choose whoever she wanted for this important moment. I tried to…

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