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When does photography become storytelling?
The creative creation challenge
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Creating surreal images using tilt effects with LensBaby Edge 35 Optic
Take a creativity break with your photography
Do a seven-day challenge to quickly boost your creativity
Six ways to work through creative block
Portrait Tips: Just get in the water!
What is your WHY for photography?
Are you creating for yourself?
Mind Your Own Business: Deb Sandidge discusses the process of creativity

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Take a creativity break with your photography

I’ll admit, I’m a lazy photographer. Not always, but sometimes I just feel like exercising my creativity, picking up the camera and photographing something, anything. The other day as I was sitting at my desk writing my morning pages, I

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Six ways to work through creative block

In the world of photography and visual content creation, the pressure to develop fresh new ideas can be an unending challenge. Creative block is a daily reality for many photographers and artists regardless how common, extraordinary or abstract the subject

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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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What is your WHY for photography?

Fellow Photofocus author Lauri Novak recently wrote a post about asking for critique on images and it kind of got me thinking. What is your WHY for photography? Have you ever thought about WHY you take photos? I mean there

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Are you creating for yourself?

How much time do you spend creating for yourself? If you are running a photography business, my guess is the answer is not much or not as much as you’d like. Even as a hobby photographer, are you able to

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New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 29

It would be best if you acknowledged ignorance, and I don’t mean to acknowledge the people that you find difficult or tell people they’re ignorant on Facebook. What I mean is realize that there is a lot left to learn. 

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New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 28

Creativity goes hand in hand with copyright. It’s the foundation for everything that we do. You need to understand copyright, and nothing is more critical to your success longterm than understanding what this means when it comes to copyright. It’s

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New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 27

If RAW video is not an option, the next best thing is shooting log or logarithmic because it gives you a lot more flexibility. With log, it’s all about control. It gives you more flexibility and capture because it’s going

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Commonly misunderstood photo words

I took the time to read comments on this site, as well as a few other sites, and found that there are some terms that need some clarification for use in the photo world. Some are quite comical, and some

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Stretching and roving keyframes

If you have keyframed multiple layers in After Effects and need to change the duration of the animated segments, you can use the stretch keyframes method to avoid individual keyframe adjustment. Simply highlight the beginning and ending keyframes on the

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Quick tips for winter street photography

This year, many photographers won’t be able to head to the countryside to shoot gorgeous winter landscapes. However, that doesn’t mean they can’t hit the streets to document the beauty of cities blanketed in snow. It will definitely be challenging

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