Monthly Archives: November 2013

Visual Elements and Composition

I had a great question recently from a student in my Composition Bootcamp class at BetterPhoto.com. I thought the question and the ideas behind the answer would be good to repeat here. Question: I worked hard this week to use additional … Continue reading

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Photographic Cheating?

I recently had a student at BetterPhoto.com ask some questions that really asked more than they seemed on the surface. They bring up some important ways of looking at photography and image processing today, so I decided to include them … Continue reading

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The Power of Play

Having worked as a professional photographer most of my life, I know how easy it is to get into a mode of get the shot done, do it professionally, and there is no time for messing around or playing. Yet, … Continue reading

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Update to OP Article on Photo E-Books

Earlier this year I did an article for Outdoor Photographer magazine on photo e-books. If you have not seen it, it is available on the Outdoor Photographer website here. As I mentioned in the article, e-books at this time are … Continue reading

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Nothing is Guaranteed

I have been reading a book by Bernadette Jiwa, Make Your Idea Matter: Stand Out with a Better Story. I think it is a terrific book, short and easy to read. It makes you think how we can best present … Continue reading

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