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On Photography: Baron Wolman, 1937-2020
Practical guide to enjoying your photographs every day
On Photography: Edward Sheriff Curtis, 1868-1952
On Photography: Ernst Haas — New York in color, 1952-1962
On Photography: Eugène Atget, 1857-1927
Going the extra mile on location: Give your client a print
On Photography: Félix Nadar, 1820-1910
On Photography: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, 1958-present
Decorating empty walls, the easy way
On Photography: Harry Benson, 1929-present
On Photography: Duane Michals, 1932-present
On Photography: Thomas Struth, 1954-present

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On Photography: Félix Nadar, 1820-1910

On Photography: Félix Nadar, 1820-1910

“Photography is a marvelous discovery, a science that has attracted the greatest intellects, and art that excites the most astute minds — and one that can be practiced by any imbecile.” -Nadar (Gaspard-Félix Tournachon) Becoming Nadar While best known as

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On Photography: Harry Benson, 1929-present

“A good photograph is one that can’t be repeated.” -Harry Benson The Scottsman, Harry Benson is a photojournalist’s photojournalist. His American journey began when his plans changed from going to Africa to cover a news event to being assigned to

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On Photography: Duane Michals, 1932-present

On Photography: Duane Michals, 1932-present

“Anything outside of the realm of being an observer to reality was the only definition [of photography] that was legitimate. I had no problem breaking the rules because I never bought the rules in the first place.” -Duane Michals Storytelling

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On Photography: Thomas Struth, 1954-present

On Photography: Thomas Struth, 1954-present

“I wanted to make photographs in which everything was so complex and detailed that you could look at them forever and never see everything.” -Thomas Struth Artist Thomas Struth Thomas Struth is a renowned fine art photographer with diverse bodies

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On Photography: Cecil Beaton, 1904-1980

On Photography: Cecil Beaton, 1904-1980

“Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.” -Cecil Beaton Photographer and much more Cecil Beaton was a

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On Photography: Toni Frissell, 1907-1988

On Photography: Toni Frissell, 1907-1988

“Here are faces that I have found memorable. If they are not all as happy as kings, it is because in this imperfect world and these hazardous times, the camera’s eye, like the eye of a child, often sees true.”

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Creating a dramatic black and white landscape

There are several ways you can use post-processing techniques to create dramatic black and white landscapes. Here’s what I did. Here is the original image, which isn’t a bad image to use to create a dramatic black and white landscape.

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Should you switch from a DSLR to mirrorless?

If you have been considering the switch from DSLR to mirrorless then listen up. Heck, watch this video. You see, it’s a myth that switching to mirrorless with save you enough weight to make a huge difference. Unless, of course, you

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Stop squeezing yourself into a box

As photographers, we often want to squeeze ourselves into a box. We want to know how to define ourselves so our clients understand what we do better. While this might be a good idea in some instances, for the most

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