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I am sitting here this morning, after waking up at 4:15 am to help a friend with a photography project on the beach, thinking about our friendship. We met a few years ago when our kids were starting swim team together. We¬†started talking about things beyond family and kids, and got into what we really […]

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A few days ago I wrote a post about mentors. Many of you contacted me to ask for advice on locating a mentor. Here are a few tips. 1. Join professional and amateur photo associations and clubs. This gives you access to people who might know more about photography than you do. 2. Look for […]

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I’ve had a mentor or two. My first mentor, Mr. Russell was a long-time newspaper photographer. He was never famous or fancy. Back then, photographers didn’t tour on a speaker’s circuit or sell DVDs. Mr. Russell just made his living taking photographs for the newspaper, telling stories with his camera, day in/day out and occasionally […]

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