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What type of photographer are you? Do you wait and let a scene unfold before your eyes or do you get involved and make the shot happen? Understanding how you created the shot will improve your skills.

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This week’s podcast interviews photographer Chris Smith.   Chris is a Chicago based photographer and an expert and understanding light.   Get the show here  or get it on iTunes — Don’t forget to post a review on iTunes. Chris Smith Chris Smith is a Chicago photographer who splits his time between being a high school physics teacher.  Chris’s […]

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There are very few things you can buy that will make your photography better. The truth is, you just have to practice more. The good news is, I can practice more–I’ve got a lifetime to do so, and so do you. But if I can buy a tool that will help me have fun while practicing, then that might […]

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The simplest thing you can do to make your photography better is to work with other photographers, and working with Mason Johnson has certainly opened my eyes to ideas that continue to tickle my brain and stir my creativity. Mason is a filmmaker and producer and head of Klepticenter Productions based in Utah. I’ve worked with Mason […]

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Did you know that the power in your home, office, and high school gym turns on and off dozens of times every second? This causes some problems when you want to use available lighting to make pictures, especially in that high school gym. Let me show you three instances where there’s a problem with flicker, […]

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This week’s show is a triple header. First, Pamela Berry sits down with photographer Michael Bonocore to discuss the importance of capturing moments and inspiration. Then Rich Harrington talks with Lindsay Adler on personal projects and self-assignments.  Finally Levi Sim and Rich Harrington talk with Matt Thompson from SongFreedom about music for photo and video projects. […]

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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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