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Photography and Morality

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I was doing some portrait work for some local friends/clients (they’re getting holiday pictures done) and it involved both group and individual shots.  The group was two parents, their dogs, and a couple kids ages ranging from 13-18.  Group shots…

Moments in Time

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The art of photography is a combination of a number of things.  While the litany of “things” that encompass what truly makes an image good versus boring is open to conjecture, I would propose a short list of the following:

Three Photo 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…

5 Point and Shoots Under $250

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Cameras are everywhere. Every cell phone these days has a built in one. Many folks tend to notice though that a cell phone camera has limitations on functionality, and look at getting a dedicated camera to take better quality pictures.…

Picking a Good Flash Battery

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As with anything, photographers perform a natural progression with their flashes.  We start with the built-in flash, then quickly move to an added flash.  Said flash then becomes external, but still tethered to the camera, until finally we liberate the…

The Deal With Cameras…

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Recently, I shared a viewpoint suggesting that the state of the photography industry has been declining, with the decreasing cost of entry, suggesting that there has also been a devaluation in the art itself since everyone has cameras these days…