Tag: photography

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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Have You Noticed?…

That for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere… That the days are getting longer? The shadows are getting shorter? The daylight is getting brighter? As the earth moves in relation to the sun the characteristics of the light that

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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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Drawing Inspiration – Lee Friedlander

Drawing Inspiration – Lee Friedlander 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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What Separates The Pros From The Amateurs?

Money. The pros enjoy their photography practice so much that they have decide to make photography a vocation. The amateurs, while enjoying their photography practice as much as pros do, have decided to make photography an avocation. Learn About The

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No need to learn the VERY Basics Of Photography

We are already doing the VERY basics. When we see something that creates an impulse to make a photograph and we then take out a camera to make the photograph, we are practicing the VERY basics of photography. We may

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What’s A Photograph?

Somewhere near the beginning of most, if not all, of my photography classes I ask the participants a question. “What’s a photograph”. Some of the answers I get, and I’m paraphrasing here, are; “A moment caught in time”, “a memory”,

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Online Photography Tutorials Main Page

About this page On this page you’ll find video tutorials, and other content, that are related to the classes that Sam teaches in Washington DC. The  content can be used as a way to learn about photography on its own

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VIDEOS – Seeing, Thinking and Photography

Seeing, Thinking and Photography Assuming our eyes are functioning properly, we see. Usually our mind generates thoughts about what we see. As photographers, our mind often generates the thought, ” I gotta’ make a picture of that”. The videos below

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Drawing Inspiration – Diane Arbus

Drawing Inspiration – Diane Arbus 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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