Tag: Articles

Learning the Basics of Photography

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I’ve been working on a new curriculum and have the first of several eBooks available for download!  I’d like to hear feedback from you before putting all of these together into a course, so am offering them for only $5! Once…

Three Photo Composition Tips

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If you really want to take great pictures, it’s like anything else. You need to practice, practice, and then practice some more. Someone somewhere said it takes 10,000 hours to become really proficient at anything. Whether that’s 10,000 hours of…

How to Photograph Fireworks

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Over the years I have put together a number of posts featuring fireworks imagery, but have never given a tutorial or how-to on best practices for shooting fireworks.  So,in light of the upcoming holiday, figured now would be as good…

Emotion Trumps All Else

The Wreck of the Peter Iredale

When taking pictures, we can talk about composition, the rule of thirds, lighting, and deconstruct literally every element of a photo until the end of time.  At the end of the day though, when we are taking pictures – success…

3 Reasons to Shoot Photography Every Day

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We all have reasons to get out of practicing, but it’s never a good idea to keep at the basics.  Shooting every day can sound like a daunting task, and people have asked me why it’s important to do this…

Photography Reflections

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Photography Reflections After last week’s post where I asked for your thoughts, a number of readers have voted for more articles.  This is great insight, and thanks to everyone who stopped in to vote.  It gave me a lot to…

The Truth About Photographic Talent

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I just got an email last night from a reader that really struck a chord for me, and hearkens back to the early days of the blog – when I had the time, energy, in addition to my passion for…