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Beyond Technique: Gilmar Smith shares how to stay creative
The importance of play
Fractals: Your new must-have
How I spent my Covid-19 ‘vacation’ so far
Invest in your photography skills first, instead of a new camera
Using a 35mm lens for a minimalist gear challenge
Creative block: How to create when you’re not “feeling it”
Photography inspiration: Why do you love photography?
Your photography gear doesn’t matter
Conceptual Creativity with Dan: A bed of roses
Creating out of the box snow photos

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Fractals: Your new must-have

Fractals are the new must-haves in my camera bag. I was introduced to Fractals a few years back at WPPI. My friend and fellow photographer, Kathy Mukhopadhyay, bought a set and mentioned that they were doing live demos throughout the trade

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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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Your photography gear doesn’t matter

Gear talk is one of those hot topics that still go around in photography circles. The statement that gear doesn’t matter is particularly controversial. On one side of the argument, we have photographers who are more inclined towards the technical

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Conceptual Creativity with Dan: A bed of roses

This new Conceptual Creativity series is a collaboration with my friend Daniel Mallard. Dan has been a photojournalist for a major Canadian daily newspaper for over 35 years. In this “Bed of Roses” edition, he is teaching (me and you)

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Creating out of the box snow photos

I used to relish getting out in the cold and snow. But, there is a limit to how much windchill and wind I’ll tolerate. Maybe that makes me not a ‘real’ or ‘serious’ photographer, I’m OK with that. It doesn’t

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Creative couple photos with masks

Covid-19 is making all sorts of things difficult including couples portraits. But if you’re willing to take a break from standard portraits and get into something a little more fun and creative, you don’t have to be seen with those

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Canon announces two new inkjet photo printers

Today, Canon announced two new PIXMA printers: The Canon PIXMA TS3520 Wireless All-in-One Printer and Canon PIXMA G620 Wireless MegaTank Photo Printer. Designed with specific uses in mind. Each printer is equipped with features that help create the high-quality prints

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One tip for great family portraits

All it takes is one tip. Even if the only pictures you ever show are landscapes, closeups, flowers or horses; someone is going to ask you to make a family picture. Here are five inevitable facts about family portraits, and

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Where does video fit into your workflow?

Ever since 2008, when the Nikon D90 was released, photographers have had the power of video at their fingertips. But just because you CAN do something, SHOULD you? Join Levi Sim as he sits down with full-time videographer Andrew Diamond.

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Kathleen Larsen: Hobby photographer

This week we’re getting to know community member, Kathleen Larsen. Kathleen is a hobby photographer from Sioux Falls, SD. She started taking more photos after she retired and received a digital camera. Luminar has opened up the possibilities for her

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Still life settings to get you started

Learning a different genre of photography, or especially your first, there is often the angst about what settings to use, but it really does not have to get complicated. First, with still life photography, your subject is not going anywhere.

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