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On Photography: June Newton (Alice Springs), 1923-2021
Free photoshoots: Why do I do them?
Looking at the art behind still life photography
Dan Burns: Landscape, wildlife and aviation photographer
Stunning scenes from the Fagradalsfjall volcanic eruption
Documenting human presence through urban exploration
Night adventure among the mysterious sliding stones in remote Death Valley National Park
David McCarty, lifelong photography enthusiast
Reliving Australian horror stories through a lens
On Photography: Dickey Chapelle, 1918-1965
How I spent my Covid-19 ‘vacation’ so far
Mary Wardell, hobby photographer extraordinaire

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Stunning scenes from the Fagradalsfjall volcanic eruption

Fagradalsfjall volcano in southwestern Iceland recently made headlines with its March 19, 2021 eruption. Such an event is guaranteed to keep everyone’s eyes peeled for developments. Locals have even been gathering to witness the eruption up close. Photographers, of course,

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David McCarty, lifelong photography enthusiast

This week we’re getting to know community member, David McCarty. David lives in the upper midwest, North Dakota to be exact. He has been involved with photography since his teen years. David continues to take photography courses and has attended

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Reliving Australian horror stories through a lens

It’s not every day you’re offered the opportunity to photograph the inside of a now disused asylum for the mentally and the criminally insane. True Australian horror stories. But what should you do when the opportunity presents itself? You get

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How I spent my Covid-19 ‘vacation’ so far

You’ve got to smile or you might cry with the past year of physical distancing. While many things were taken away, Covid-19 gave me new opportunities that would not otherwise have happened. Below I’ll share how I was able to

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Mary Wardell, hobby photographer extraordinaire

This week we’re getting to know community member, Mary Wardell. Mary hails from the Pacific Northwest and inspires me by her desire and willingness to get out daily to create images, no matter what. She likes being active, involved and

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Moody landscape photography at the “mountains of madness”

It’s easy to see why mountains, in all their breathtaking grandeur, remain landscape photography favorites. The towering peaks offer many opportunities for photographers to get creative with their shots, from sweeping vistas to abstract masterpieces. Of course, moody mountain scenes

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On Photography: Catherine Leroy, 1944-2006

On Photography: Catherine Leroy, 1944-2006

“I think of the U.S. Marines like we used to think of the Foreign Legion; as big mouths with big hearts.” — Catherine Leroy Catherine Leroy was one of two female photojournalists during the Vietnam war. The other, Dickie Chapelle was

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Monetizing personal projects: The musician

The subject of monetizing personal projects is near and dear to my heart. I put together a ninety-minute presentation about the subject and shared it with my fellow photographers to a wonderful reception. A phone call leads to art In

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Astrophotography mistakes beginners usually make

There’s no question that astrophotography is one of the most interesting genres to get into. Photographing deep sky objects is especially exciting and rewarding, whether you’re a beginner or already years into it. However, to be able to make the

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Fun with a fisheye: The Sigma 15mm f/2.8

“Fisheye lenses are gimmicks.” Lots of photographers think so. Most have never used one, but I don’t travel without one. The 15mm f/2.8 fisheye lens from Sigma is less than three inches in diameter and length. It weighs in at

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Free photoshoots: Why do I do them?

This image that you see right here — the cover one — is a photo I took with a triathlon athlete for her blog. Did I get money for that? No. Am I happy with that? Yes. Will I do

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