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I don’t know if you’ve tried this, but it’s true: Smiling opens doors. When I want to make a picture with a person or in a place that is not necessarily public, I just put a smile on my face, take a deep breath and ask permission. I usually give a little preface and a reason […]

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New users often have a hard time when color correcting or enhancing images. They generally lose sight of the goal: making the image look better and while still being believable. Many users go “too far” in their quest to fix images. If the image starts to look fake or too altered, it will be distracting. […]

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One excellent way for a photographer to get established in the local market is to consider adding real estate work to the portfolio. While real estate photography can certainly encompass large commercial and resort-scale projects, here we’re going to focus on the more common kind of residential MLS (Multiple Listing Service) imagery we’re all used […]

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The first thing a new camera prompts you to do is to set the date and time, and this is one default that I heartily agree with. I recently borrowed a camera that had the date set incorrectly and it has really screwed up my system. Here are three reasons to take 22.5 seconds and […]

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Before committing myself to photography and video production full-time, I spent the better part of ten years in web design and development. While working in that arena, I discovered rich world of open source technology and WordPress. One of the folks I met along the way is Aaron Hockley, WordPress evangelist and fellow photographer. When […]

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Let’s say you just got a shiny new package from your local camera store or Amazon or B&H. In it is a brand new camera body or lens or [insert gear type here]. You’ve probably spent some hard earned money on it, right? So, it would stand to reason that you’d want to do everything […]

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I love photographing food. Most of what I have in my portfolio are images of food I have cooked and photographed inside of my home with my DSLR. However, that doesn’t stop me from wanting to photograph food while dining at restaurants! I like to post my images to both Instagram and Yelp, and it’s important […]

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