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UrbEx and Me Growing up in New York City gave me a very strong appreciation for architecture. After all, I was surrounded by some of the grandest and most densely packed buildings on the planet. However, that appreciation didn’t fully mature until I began immersing myself in photography during my freshman year of college in 1996. […]

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Coming up with a great idea is challenging for me. I only know one person who can come up with a great idea on the spot, and that’s Photofocus editor Rich Harrington. Recently, our studio was selected to design a “Dream Shoot” for LensRentals.com. We could do anything we wanted, a wide-open project, and LensRentals.com would provide all the […]

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Photography is one of those professions that, from a distance can appear as an idealistic, fun and (dare I say) easy existence in terms of a career. Yet upon entering the world of paid photography, would-be pros find themselves immediately faced with a demand for an exceedingly high-level of image quality, and an even higher […]

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As photographers we sell emotion not emulsion. the tools are immaterial, the resulting piece is all important.

- Jeff Adams

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Note: We’ve got two hangouts next week — Lightroom is Thursday with Scott Kelby and Business with Justin and Mary Marantz on Wednesday. Don’t miss our next Google Hangout. The event is Wednesday, January 28, 2015.  It’s absolutely free to attend thanks to Adobe, SongFreedom and Drobo. It starts at 3PM Eastern/Noon Pacific.  Join Skip Cohen and Richard Harrington and special guests Justin and Mary Marantz. We’ll explore […]

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“What you do for a living is not be creative, what you do is ship.” — Seth Godin At the bottom of this post, you will find a video recently posted by a good friend of mine who owns small game publishing house. He and his partner are well-respected in their industry for delivering quality […]

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Photography can strip from the world that spiritual dust and grime with which our eyes have covered it.

– Alfred Bazin