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How to Prepare for a Photoshoot

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If I didn’t prepare, I could probably skate by. I would simply show up and do my thing, then everything could work out decently. However, decent just doesn’t cut it for me. Prepping is essential for me to perform as well as possible. It is very important to put in enough work before the shoot […]

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Planet Earth II

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Planet Earth II

To record and share nature is one of the highest privileges that the photography community is granted. Very few examples compile the essence of our world as beautifully as BBC’s Planet Earth II. It is a masterfully orchestrated display of our awe inspiring surroundings. Absent main characters and plot points, Planet Earth II plants you […]

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Visual & Perceived Signals – San Jose Sharks

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Prequel: Preparation Sweaty palms and restless legs can be feelings invoked by talented curators. Although far from simple, accomplishing this response can solidify our feelings about the experience we have towards a brand. As a lifetime sport enthusiast and a business education background, exploring the organizations that bring the world so much passion is intriguing. […]

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Visionary Artist: Hans Zimmer

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Hans Zimmer

In light of my upcoming trip to Coachella, I began thinking about how important music is in all cultures. Hans Zimmer is easily my favorite composer of movie scores (sorry John Williams) and I am excited to get the opportunity to see him perform live. His body of work has spanned movie genres and delivered […]

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How to Force Progress in Photography

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Photography Progress

The world of cameras is a daunting place, particularly when you just get into it. There are not only a ton of different brands, software, and technical specifications, but also endless equipment and an ever-changing business environment. It can definitely get overwhelming. Just keep in mind what you are passionate for and everything else will […]

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Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus Camera

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iPhone 7 Plus Camera

With the advancing modern technology, many people have taken to their phone cameras to explore photography. The iPhone 7 Plus has set an impressive new standard in what a camera phone is expected to do. Cameras and phones have advanced enough to be able to take a great picture without a heavy investment and technical […]

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An Overview of Photographic Lighting

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photography lighting

There are many aspects of pictures which must be understood to see a significant improvement in your image. In anyone’s top three should be lighting. Lighting is essential to even make it possible to capture an image. Fully comprehending light and its properties will lead to a noticeable step up in your photography game. Light […]

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Perspective vs Perception

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Perception perspective

“Some people see the glass half full. Others see it half empty. I see a glass that’s twice as big as it needs to be.” ― George Carlin I write often about both perception and perspective with regards to many aspects of photography and the camera world. They relate to all aspects of life. It’s […]

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Visionary Artist: Stanley Kubrick

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Stanley Kubrick

Only a handful of artists have had as significant of an impact in their field as Stanley Kubrick has had on cinema. Beginning in photography, he showed an innate ability to display subtly powerful images that left his audience in awe. He was able to tell stories in a way that invoked passion and stimulated […]

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United Airlines: Welcome Aboard (Until You’re Not…)

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United Airlines

The power of images should never be underestimated, particularly by businesses. Images are easily associated with brands and they stick to the minds of consumers. This is why companies have massive budgets for advertising campaigns and departments dedicated to public relations. As United Airlines has learned far too late, sometimes disaster control is necessary to […]