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Question: What’s the best portrait lens option for Nikon D3400, a F1.8 50 mm or a F1.4 50 mm?

Answer: The camera doesn’t matter. There’s no inherently “best” lens. There is only a “best” lens when considering what’s best for what we do when it comes to our work as photographers. The lenses are the same in focal length

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Fine Art?

I’ve got an issue with the terms “fine art photography” and “fine art photographer”. I view those terms as an attempt to elevate the the work, or the worker, with words. Words are cheap. “Art” is subjective.’ In my efforts

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It Ain’t Interesting.

During a recent meeting of an Introduction To Photography class, a participant mentioned that they didn’t do their homework because they didn’t have time to got to “an interesting” place to make pictures. Are places inherently interesting? For that matter,

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Where And When?

This just seemed like a logical follow up to my post right before this one “How And Why?”. Where and when should we practice our photography? How about here and now? Take out whatever camera ya got and make a

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Mind Over Matter

A camera is matter. While we may operate a camera as photographers, It’s our mind that drives the operation of the camera to get the pictures we create. While our cameras matter (and are matter), our mind matters the most.

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Do Photography Critiques Help? It Depends.

You must look at your own photographs with a cool, critical eye and if the person giving the critique is more interested in your photography than their own, then you’ll leave with useful information on how to improve your photography.

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Missed The Picture? Don’t Worry About it.

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Do You Really Need A Digital Photography Class?

If you learn the basics of photography, it doesn’t matter what type of camera you use. Film or digital, Nikon or Canon, as a photographer who has a good understanding of the basics photography, you’ll be able to create photographs with whatever camera is in your hands.

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Should You Get A Better Lens?

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To Be A Better Photographer, Concentrate On Your Weaknesses

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