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Exploring raw emotions in gritty black and white photography
Portrait Tips: One light + one collapsible backdrop = $
Portrait Tips: Using the new Color Grading tool in Lightroom
A melancholy black and white portrait of a dying forest
Youthful summer memories in nostalgic black and white
Portrait Tips: Shuffle the subject
Portrait Tips: Just get in the water!
Mobile Mondays: Using the Hypocam app for black and whites
Three ways to convert to black and white in Photoshop
Five tips to edit badass sports portraits
Exploring minimalism in your kitchen
Transform a boring photo into a long exposure fine art black & white photograph

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Portrait Tips: Shuffle the subject

Yesterday I made 2665 portraits. I didn’t have that many subjects, but that’s how many pictures I took of several people, which is a ton. I’m not bragging about how many I made — I’m just trying to wrap my

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Portrait Tips: Just get in the water!

I recently moved back to Cache Valley, UT, which is where I started my photography business 12 years ago. It was incredibly satisfying to receive calls for portraits from clients I hadn’t seen in nearly a decade. Dream photoshoot I

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Exploring minimalism in your kitchen

Want a fun project you can do right in your kitchen? How about exploring some minimalism with everyday stuff you have on hand. No need to leave the house, no need to leave the kitchen — you just need a

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Portrait Tips: Sculpt a portrait

Making portraits for clients is like competing in the decathlon. You have to be able to shoot movement and groups and individuals and kids and products and available light and controlled light and no light and you have to be

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Weekly Wrap-Up: December 15-21, 2019

After a week full of Black Friday and other holiday deals, we kicked off December with some great content to enhance your photography this winter! What a great week leading up to Christmas! We brought you several holiday-themed tutorials this

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Exposure Tactics: Mastering exposure with Kevin Ames

Exposure Tactics: Mastering exposure

This Exposure Tactics post explains what a “technically proper” exposure is and how to get there. Remember I said technically proper, not creatively right. The three photos above are with different exposures. Each one brings out a different feeling or

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Mind Your Own Business: New year, new plans!

Welcome to Mind Your Own Business, the podcast that helps photographers improve their business and their lives! Today Skip and I have a detailed discussion about what photographers can do to make 2021 (and 2022, actually) better than ever. “Growth

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Going wide with 24mm for street photography

For many photographers, 35mm is the ideal focal length for street photography. However, if you’ve ever been curious about wide you can go with your choice of lenses for this genre, the quick video above by Pierre Lambert will give

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Five exercises to help you see

We are all photographers. Phones. Tablets. Cameras. Every one of us can at almost any given moment take a photo. The question is how can you make your images different from anyone else’s? “The real voyage of discovery consists not

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