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3 More Puppy Taught Photography Lessons

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Recently I had the privilege of taking two lovely lady’s pictures, which can be found below. Willow and Nana weren’t my first puppies, and hopefully won’t be the last. I wrote this article about things I learned from my first puppy photo shoot, and I was sure to go back and read that before I […]

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Giving Back

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Although I don’t find a shortage of things to complain about, I must admit I live a very privileged life. I’m blessed with good health and the ability to basically do anything I want. I live in America where I can say anything without the fear of punishment. On a smaller scale, I have degrees […]

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3 Things to Consider Before Buying New Camera Equipment

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Diving into the market for new equipment is a daunting experience, especially when you are still learning the ropes. It is important to hone in on what your needs are and what you have the capacity to actually use. It is easy to say that you want the best equipment because that will produce the […]

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Complete Lightroom Photo Editing Process

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There isn’t really a right or a wrong way to edit your pictures. If you are getting paid commission to produce images for something specific, you may want to consider other peoples tastes and preferences to make sure you continue to get work in the future. If not, do whatever you want with them! I […]

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Lightroom File Import Workflow For Beginners

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In my previous video blog, I broke down how I structure my files to be able to find them easily. That file structure lends itself to the next step in this process: importing photos. The first thing that I do is create the file that I am going to be putting all the photos in. […]

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File Structure for Work Flow Optimization

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When I first began practicing photography, I ran into problems with the way I saved my work. It seemed like a simple thing at first. Over time I came to realize that there are many different factors to consider when saving pictures. Above is a brief video explaining how I organize my pictures. I begin […]

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3 Lessons 9 Chocolate Lab Puppies

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Every experience is a learning one. I don’t pretend to know anything in fear of looking like a complete ass. So, although I would say I know quite a bit about both photography and dogs, I did not walk away from my session without any mistakes and lessons to learn from. Here are my top […]

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How to Force Progress in Photography

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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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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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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 […]