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28 June

Photo Doodles – A Summer Project

Have you ever noticed that creative people are constantly recording their inspirations and ideas? Painters have sketch books they take with them to tinker with visual ideas. Writers sit in coffee shops, with a notebook or moleskin handy, ready to record snippets of conversations or observations for a character. Musicians used to carry small recorders […]

20 June

7/365 – The Mentored Photo Project

What is the value of one week of your life? What is the value of that week if you were doing something creative that you loved? We believe firmly in the value of self-directed projects for artistic growth. Certainly we have been busy pursuing our own this year! But as we spent more time nurturing […]

17 June

Growing Creatively Through Small Mentored Projects

In our last blog post, Samantha talked about recent ‘mini-mentorship’ projects that we gave each other. Sam’s project was about personalized tree portraits, mine was about discovering artful design in nature and capturing that design in-camera. For me, the mentorship was incredibly valuable because it helped me recognize and articulate where I was and where […]

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  • Darwin & Sam

    Hi! We’re Darwin and Samantha, founders of oopoomoo! We are photographers, educators and nature nuts, and we love sharing inspiring stories and images of how Creatives live the oopoomoo life!

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