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Be A Photographer First

Before you can be a portrait photographer, or a landscape  photographer, or a wedding photographer, or a pet photographer or whatever type of photographer you want to be, you have to be a photographer first. Better yet, be a proficient photographer. If you

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Making Photographs Or Editing Files

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Finding Inspiration In The Ordinary

Not feeling inspired by the ordinary? We tend to overlook the ordinary in search for  something extraordinary. If you take a moment and look closer at the ordinary you will see something extraordinary. When you see something extraordinary in the ordinary, photograph it. Use whatever

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Are You Ready For The Darkroom?

I was asked  about why I don’t offer darkroom skills, and/or photo editing software, instruction as a part of my workshops. If the topic of photo-editing software or darkroom work comes up, we’ll discuss it, but it is not a

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Why You Should Learn To Work Your Camera In Manual Exposure Mode

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The Road To Creativity

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Our Cameras…

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Picture This:How Pictures Work. By Molly Bang

This is an excellent book that shows us visually, according to the author, “how and why structural elements affect our emotions. This is a ground for understanding and making visual art.”

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When It Comes To Improving YOUR Photography, MY Opinion Does Not Help

This post was motivated by discussions with participants in my classes who were seeking affirmations or criticisms about their photographs. When someone asks me what I think of their photography, I ask them what do THEY think of their photography.

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Photography Classes At Night

I was recently asked if I teach  photography classes at night and I answered “yes, the classes that I teach in the evening start  at 6:30 pm and usually end at 9:30pm.” I misunderstood the question. The question was about

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