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Why Do Bad Photographers Think They Are Good?

7 days ago   |   By Peta Pixel

Have you ever met a photographer who thinks their work is incredible, but you don't agree? Perhaps they're actually really bad? In this 9-minute video, Scott Choucino explains how and why this happens, and how you can avoid it.
The phenomenon where someone believes they are great at something at which they are, as Choucino says, “rubbish” is called the Dunning-Kruger effect. The Dunning-Kruger effect is defined as “a cognitive bias in which people with low ability at a task overestimate their ability. It is related to the cognitive bias of illusory superiority and comes from the inability...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Botanical Art, Nature, Still Life, Contemporary Digital Art “Anthuriums” by...

Botanical Art, Nature, Still Life, Contemporary Digital Art “Anthuriums” by Colorado Artist Nancee Jean Busse

While traveling I find that creating art on my iPad works well for me. I can create paintings of the things that move me with their singular beauty with the powerful painting... Read more ...

Contemporary Colorado Landscape Painting, Mountains, Fine Art Oil Painting...

Contemporary Colorado Landscape Painting, Mountains, Fine Art Oil Painting “Sunny Day” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

7"x9" Oil on Panel This painting is currently available through You Art's Desire in Minnetoka, Minnesota View their contact info HERE Visit to Read more ...

Contemporary Colorado Landscape Painting, Mountains, Fine Art Oil Painting...

Contemporary Colorado Landscape Painting, Mountains, Fine Art Oil Painting “Sunny Day” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

7"x9" Oil on Panel This painting is currently available through You Art's Desire in Minnetoka, Minnesota View their contact info HERE Visit to Read more ...

Abstract Art, Mixed Media, Contemporary Painting “Song of the Spheres” by...

Abstract Art, Mixed Media, Contemporary Painting “Song of the Spheres” by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

This painting is composed of various painted papers and acrylic paint. The circles represent the journey that one travels in life. I also love to trick the eye and expand the... Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Seascape Painting "Mapped Wisdom" by International...

Contemporary Abstract Seascape Painting "Mapped Wisdom" by International Contemporary Abstract Artist Arrachme

Contemporary Abstract Seascape Art- Provenance- Original Exhibited Monte Carlo Gramaldi Form- Signed by the Artist. This painting is part of my "Timeless Transparencies" Series... Read more ...

Deep Fakes and Impact to Art Photography

Deep Fakes and Impact to Art Photography

I am sure when you hear the term deep fake photography or video that you don't think of it having anything to do with nature or art photography. It normally conjures up... Read more ...

Sparking Memories with Poetry

Sparking Memories with Poetry

Sparking Memories with Poetry The Alzheimer's Poetry Project Don Ball Tue, 10/20/2020 - 17:49 Poet Gary Glazner working with participants of the Alzheimer's Poetry Project... Read more ...

Arts and Health During the Time of COVID-19

Arts and Health During the Time of COVID-19

Arts and Health During the Time of COVID-19 Date Tue, 10/20/2020 - 12:00 Paulette Beete Tue, 10/20/2020 - 13:31 Author By Beth Bienvenu Teaser Image Houston Methodist photo... Read more ...

Call for Art: Submit Your Work to Create! Magazine's Next Print Issue Before...

Call for Art: Submit Your Work to Create! Magazine's Next Print Issue Before November 1

There are just ten days left to submit your art for consideration in the winter issue ( 24) of Create! Magazine , which will be curated by our editor-in-chief, Christopher... Read more ...

Archaeologists Unearth a Nearly 2,000-Year-Old Cat Geoglyph Lounging on a...

Archaeologists Unearth a Nearly 2,000-Year-Old Cat Geoglyph Lounging on a Peruvian Hillside

A new discovery on the side of the Mirador Natural Hill in Peru reveals that common feline activities-namely sprawling out in the most comfortable position-have remained... Read more ...