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Lessons from the field: Reframing failures
One of the hardest parts of starting out in any industry or job is your inevitable failures while learning and...
Six tips to capture autumn colors
With the autumn season upon us, now is the perfect time to go out and photograph the abundance of colors...
Photographing safely during COVID-19: A night photographer’s perspective
A lot of my photographer friends have been stuck at home, not getting out as much to practice their photography....
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...
Night photographer Ron Pinkerton: Made in the Mojave, part one
Ron Pinkerton is a gifted night photographer who incorporates his love of the desert and its rich history in his...
Navigating through a lack of creativity in challenging times
Storms inevitably come along the road of life and can affect inspiration. Here’s how to deal with a lack of...
How I got the photo: The Car Forest night photo
I wanted a vivid, bold composition of a subject that had been photographed a fair amount by other night photographers....
How I got the photo: Comet NEOWISE
Although I do night photography, I usually don't photograph specific celestial events. But I had never photographed a comet before,...
How I got the photo: Ojo Oro Arch Milky Way
I was instant messaging with a night photographer I had known mostly online for a few years when he extended...
CrossFit: Returning to my roots
After several months without setting foot in a gym, I'm finally returning to my roots to cover an international CrossFit...

Lessons from the field: Reframing failures

One of the hardest parts of starting out in any industry or job is your inevitable failures while learning and growing. I don’t care who you are — you’re going to make mistakes and learn lessons the hard way. As

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Six tips to capture autumn colors

With the autumn season upon us, now is the perfect time to go out and photograph the abundance of colors that signify the changing of the seasons. Whether you’re in the city or out in the county, creatively capturing the

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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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How I got the photo: The Car Forest night photo

I wanted a vivid, bold composition of a subject that had been photographed a fair amount by other night photographers. This was photographed at a desert art installation known as the International Car Forest of the Last Church outside Goldfield,

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How I got the photo: Comet NEOWISE

Although I do night photography, I usually don’t photograph specific celestial events. But I had never photographed a comet before, and I couldn’t stay away. Planning the location Finding where the comet would be visible was simple since it would

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CrossFit: Returning to my roots

After several months without setting foot in a gym, I’m finally returning to my roots to cover an international CrossFit competition. With everything that’s been going on lately, I hadn’t been in a gym for several months. To tell you

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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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How I got the photo: The Car Forest night photo

I wanted a vivid, bold composition of a subject that had been photographed a fair amount by other night photographers. This was photographed at a desert art installation known as the International Car Forest of the Last Church outside Goldfield,

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How I got the photo: Comet NEOWISE

Although I do night photography, I usually don’t photograph specific celestial events. But I had never photographed a comet before, and I couldn’t stay away. Planning the location Finding where the comet would be visible was simple since it would

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CrossFit: Returning to my roots

After several months without setting foot in a gym, I’m finally returning to my roots to cover an international CrossFit competition. With everything that’s been going on lately, I hadn’t been in a gym for several months. To tell you

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How to prepare a large multi-panel print

Looking to create a huge wall-art impression? Here’s a simple five-step guide to help you prepare a large multi-panel print! 1. Target your client’s needs A large multi-panel print requires a little more love than a regular print (even though

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Best how-to night photography books

When I began exploring night photography, I found a handful of instructional books that were inspirational and informative. The fact that I still love reading them is a testament to how great they really are. The first two books I

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