People always ask me where I find ideas for my work. I usually respond by recommending a wonderful essay by Neil Gaiman titled Where do you get your ideas from?,
because each and every word there is on point.
However, I also know some methods designed specifically for photographers,
which I naturally use myself. These methods are best suited for food shots, applied photography and still life, but in reality, anyone who prefers to take shots in a controlled environment
and plan the shot beforehand can find them useful. Here are my five simple methods
for coming up with new ideas.