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Fill the Frame Versus Rule of Thirds

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When taking and making pictures, composing your image in a way that is compelling encompasses many “rules of composition”, including things like filling the frame, the Rule of Thirds, and Golden K, among several others. With virtually any image though,…

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…

Eight Ways to Awesome Photos

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One of the worst moments in photography is when you get things back on the computer from a shoot to see that dreaded blur instead of an awesome photo (or awesome photos)!  If only you had been able to stabilize…

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…

Favorite Black and White Conversion Methods

As you can tell from the header adjustments, a new eBook is coming out in a few weeks, and I would like to devote a bit of it to some user generated thoughts, so now’s your chance – tell me,…