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Tips on how to work with kids as subjects
Kids on Pics, episode 2: How to take a selfie
Kids on Pics, episode 1: Getting started with your iPad camera
Summer photography fun with kids: Water refraction
Portrait Tips: Just get in the water!
Beyond Technique: Cindy Harter discusses optimism and making clients feel comfortable in the new normal
How to photograph a toddler: Three prompts for lifestyle family photos
Mind Your Own Business: Newborn photographer Kelly Brown discusses building trust with clients
Portrait Tips: How to photograph boys (let boys be boys)
Special Kids Photography of America: Photographing children with special needs
Engaging children for a successful portrait session
Mind Your Own Business: Photography business coaching with Luci Dumas

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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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Portrait Tips: Photograph the relationship

The one thing most worth photographing is the relationship between people. Everything else is documentary. When you make photographs, always be on the lookout for the photo that will reveal the relationships of the people. Watch for moments in-between poses

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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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