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Improving Our Lighting

In my mind lighting is something that’s being done. It’s an activity/process that photographers can engage in. Light is something that stimulates our sight and makes things visible. Before we can improve our lighting, we need to understand light. That

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Creativity. We Got It Or We Don’t.

I don’t buy that bs. If we buy into that we diminish ourselves. We’re all creative, we just express our creativity in different ways. We all “got it”. We just need to cultivate our creativity with study and practice. It’s

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How And Why?

As photographers there’s some stuff that we do. Focusing. Metering. Making an exposure. There’s more but this’ll do for now. The HOW we do these things is with our camera. The WHY we do these things is our intent of

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As Professionals, How Do We Know What To Charge For Our Photography?

What we charge for our photography depends on us, not on what other photographers are charging. It’s essential to figure our cost of doing business/what we need to earn a living. We charge our clients for the following: Time. We

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The Best Critiques…

are self critiques. Our work. Our critique. Our opinion of our work drives our studies and practice. In terms of our studies, if we need help, a good teacher will give us guidance based on our opinion of our work

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A Better Camera Equals Better Photographs?

Yup. Setting aside our ideas of what makes a picture “better”, our ideas of what “better” means varies. Some of us might think that a better camera is one that is easy to carry and that we always have with

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The Adaptive Photographer.

Unless we work in a studio or use a flash as a part of our composition, photographers have little control of the characteristics of light that we work with. Light changes. Adapt or die. We need  to be aware of,

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Drawing Inspiration – Mel DiGiacomo

Drawing Inspiration – Mel DiGiacomo Drawing Inspiration is a series of posts dedicated to photographers who have inspired me.

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Drawing Inspiration – Henri Cartier-Bresson

Drawing Inspiration – Henri Cartier-Bresson Drawing Inspiration is a series of posts dedicated to photographers who have inspired me. If possible, I’ve included a quote and a link to their work.

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Arts And Crafts, Science, Photography

Photography combines part science, part craft and part art. You don’t need to know the science. You definitely need to learn craft. Once you learn and apply craft, you can make a photograph that someone may view as art. Study

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