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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,…

Are You in a Negative Space?

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Negative space in a photograph can have a huge impact! Sounds odd doesn’t it?  Yet believe it or not, the use of something called negative space can be very powerful in photography.  But what is it?  The term is kind…

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…