Monthly Archives: November 2013

Visual Elements and Composition

I had a great question recently from a student in my Composition Bootcamp class at 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 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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