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Sara Kempner

Three reasons to photograph vertically in landscape photography
Crafting your online presence with Photoshelter: Does it hit the mark?
Lessons from the field: There’s always an image to create
Lessons from the field: Turning down work is OK
A look at Corey Rich’s “The Stories Behind the Images: Lessons from a Life in Adventure Photography”
Benefits of investing in photography workshops
Behind the image: Neo and I
Mobile Mondays: Getting inspired from Instagram Saves
Tips for exposing snowy scenes
Finding inspiration to photograph in winter weather
Three reasons to turn your images into greeting cards
Photography 101: Using Auto ISO

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Benefits of investing in photography workshops

It’s safe to say that we live in an era of information abundance. The internet holds a plethora of knowledge, readily available at our fingertips day or night. Many photographers are now opting out of a formal university education and

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Hazy Summer Nights

Behind the image: Neo and I

Each December, I make my family calendars with some of my images from the previous year as a Christmas gift. It’s no surprise to any of them, but they look forward to them each year and it’s become one of

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Tips for exposing snowy scenes

We’ve all felt the excitement of watching the first snowflakes of the season drifting down from the sky. As photographers, we know that a fresh blanket of snow can present an entirely new perspective on familiar scenes. Photographing in the

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Photography 101: Using Auto ISO

In its simplest terms, ISO is your camera sensor’s sensitivity to light. As ISO numbers increase, so does the camera’s ability to capture more light. In bright, daylight conditions, you can use a low ISO value. For darker scenarios, you

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Lessons from the field: Reframing failures

One of the hardest parts of starting out in any industry or job is your inevitable failures while learning and growing. I don’t care who you are — you’re going to make mistakes and learn lessons the hard way. As

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Six tips to capture autumn colors

With the autumn season upon us, now is the perfect time to go out and photograph the abundance of colors that signify the changing of the seasons. Whether you’re in the city or out in the county, creatively capturing the

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Lessons from the field: Putting the experience first

(Editor’s Note: We welcome Sara Kempner to Photofocus. Sara is an outdoor photographer specializing in fine art landscapes, lifestyle and sport and recreation imagery. She is based out of the Comox Valley, BC, Canada. When not taking photos you can find her on

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Susan Liepa, passionate hobby photographer

This week we’re getting to know community member, Susan Liepa. Susan is from Orange County, California and enjoys many aspects of photography as you can see in her images. Haven’t joined the Photofocus Community yet? Sign up for free today!

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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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