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Film photography tips: Composing for 6×6 format
Portrait composition tips for an 85mm lens
Approaching photography composition beyond the rules
Striving for your “you-ness”
Improve your portrait composition with these six important tips
How foreground makes landscape photos better
The importance of looking up
How can I make my travel pictures more interesting?
How to improve your composition by filling the frame
Composition tells the story and feelings within a scene
How to take great pictures with your phone: Seven simple tips
Avoid these traps of boring landscape photos

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Striving for your “you-ness”

We are completely bombarded with images every single day. From social media to blogs, to advertisements and billboards, we are constantly flooded with images that are aggressively jostling for our attention. As a fledgling portrait photographer myself years ago, this

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BORING LANDSCAPES? How FOREGROUNDS will IMPROVE your PHOTOS - youtube

How foreground makes landscape photos better

Among the most common mistakes of landscape photography beginners is not paying attention to the foreground of the scene. This results in uninteresting photos that don’t have a main subject. Or, if there are foreground elements, they don’t effectively lead

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The importance of looking up

Being a part of a local photowalk group, I often experiment with different techniques during our outings. One of our group leaders, Dianne Carroll Burdick, has long taught the importance of looking up and taking advantage of different perspectives. Looking

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5 Traps to Avoid Taking BORING Landscape Photos - youtube

Avoid these traps of boring landscape photos

Not too long ago, we shared seven of the most common mistakes that landscape photographers typically do, whether they’re new to the craft or a little further along. Today, let’s take a quick dive into more things to avoid so

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BORING LANDSCAPES? How FOREGROUNDS will IMPROVE your PHOTOS - youtube

How foreground makes landscape photos better

Among the most common mistakes of landscape photography beginners is not paying attention to the foreground of the scene. This results in uninteresting photos that don’t have a main subject. Or, if there are foreground elements, they don’t effectively lead

Read More
DSC4474

The importance of looking up

Being a part of a local photowalk group, I often experiment with different techniques during our outings. One of our group leaders, Dianne Carroll Burdick, has long taught the importance of looking up and taking advantage of different perspectives. Looking

Read More
5 Traps to Avoid Taking BORING Landscape Photos - youtube

Avoid these traps of boring landscape photos

Not too long ago, we shared seven of the most common mistakes that landscape photographers typically do, whether they’re new to the craft or a little further along. Today, let’s take a quick dive into more things to avoid so

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Composition in photography can be learned

Recently someone commented on one of my images: “I wish I had your eye for composition.” My reply: Composition can be learned. Art classes in high school and college helped me learn the basics of composition, color, lines, shapes and

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