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Photo of the Day: “Joy of Autumn”
Photo of the Day: “First Solid Food”
Photo of the Day: “Britton Drum Pad”
Photo of the Day: “Shades of Friendship”
Photo of the Day: “Wiggin'”
Using Flag Scarves for Newborn Portraits
Finding Your Niche
In a Rut? Try a Spontaneous Photo Shoot
Shooting Kids: The Need for Speed with the Nikon D4S and 58mm 1.4
The Fencing Prince | How I Got the Shot
Deb Schwedhelm – Photographer of the Week
Don’t take yourself too seriously when photographing children …

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Photo of the Day: “Wiggin'”

Category: Family. Photograph “Wiggin’ ” by M Graham, originally shared in the Photofocus Flikr community right here. To learn how your work can be featured on the site, please read this article.

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Using Flag Scarves for Newborn Portraits

Newborn photography has become very popular in recent years, and in that genre, there have been many trends. Styles range from simple and minimalistic, to highly stylized with props and backdrops. Most recently, I have noticed a trend with flags

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Finding Your Niche

Everyone has a story about how they came to love photography. It seems some were practically born with a camera in their hands, some discovered their passion in their teen years as a way to express themselves, while others did

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The Fencing Prince | How I Got the Shot

Sometimes I get a big idea. This one was all about creating a series across several athletes and sports. I wanted to photograph different sports using the same lighting and apply the same Lightroom presets. No, I wasn’t being lazy.

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Deb Schwedhelm – Photographer of the Week

She’s a mother, former Air Force nurse and a wife that communicates all aspects of her life as poetic images of beauty. She made children swimming in her back yard pieces of fine art with international awards of recognition. I

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Five Ways to Make Engaging Children’s Portraits

Guest Post and Photo by Catherine Hall – Follow Catherine on Twitter Children are such a delight and capturing the liveliness of their antics and innocent faces can be one of the most rewarding experiences for a portrait photographer. They

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Photographing Children

I consider myself primarily a “people” photographer, and most of all I love to photograph children. Photographing kids and babies can be a lot of fun, but also can be very challenging at times! They usually just want to do

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Three reasons to add grain to your photos

Grain is a word used in film photography to describe the fineness of detail a film or paper is capable of capturing. Landscape photographers typically want the finest detail possible, which comes from fine grained films. Documentary photographers and journalists

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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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