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Sooner or later every photographer in America is asked, “So, when are you gonna quit your job and shoot for National Geographic?” And all of us say, “Oh, I’m not that good,” but secretly we’re thinking, “My picture would look good with a yellow border…” We all know that they represent the gold yellow standard in story telling. Their job is to make pictures that matter.

In this video, a montage of National Geographic photographers talk of the importance of photography and the impact on the real world the two-dimensional image makes. Basically, they make it clear why it’s their pictures with a yellow border, and not mine.

Check out the video here —http://player.theplatform.com/p/ngs/AGI4dyViyrmO/select/IY1wheEWPW_z

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About Levi Sim

Passion drives Levi to make photographs, teach, and help new friends. He tells people he's a photographer, but he really does more than just make pictures. His professional photography is primarily commercial work for businesses, both small and large, and he really helps show how great it'd be to work with those companies. He excels at photographing people, from two-year-olds to oil field workers to couples married for 60 years, everyone has a good time making pictures with Levi. Besides people and businesses, Levi enjoys all other aspects of photography, and practices landscapes and still life, as well. Other people enjoy photographing everything, and Levi wants to be able to help, so he practices as much as he can to be ready to help. He also runs a local photography club, is a Rotarian, actively helps at church, is a husband, and poppa to a peppy four-year-old girl. Levi writes regularly for Photofocus.com and is co-author of books on Adobe Lightroom.

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