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Why take a basic camera overview class?
The nontechnical photographer
Understanding Luminar 3 in five minutes or less
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Why take a basic camera overview class?

I recently attended a free 90-minute camera workshop. The description was: “Basic Camera Overview/Class Orientation, DSLR & Mirrorless Camera Operation, and the Principles of Correct Exposure.” I’ve been taking photographs for over forty years, why on earth would I choose

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The nontechnical photographer

Help! I’m not technical, I hate math and all those dials, numbers and settings really confuse me. Can I still be a photographer? Of course you can. You can be anything you want to be. Right? Now, before people go

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Understanding Luminar 3 in five minutes or less

Learning new software can be challenging and frustrating. This can cause some not to upgrade or try something new even if it’s better than what they are using. Here’s how to understand Luminar 3 in five minutes or less to start processing your images frustration-free.

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Closing the gap

“Photography makes me feel alive. I never get tired of shooting!” “Oh, this sucks. Didn’t turn out the way I saw it!” “Trying to find my style! Aaarrgghhhhh this is so difficult.” “If I think of my hard drive and

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Seeing differently at the zoo

Zoos are a great place to practice photographing animals. The thing is, we all have great images of the lions, tigers, and bears (oh my). But what about finding the less popular or, even better, the less seen shots? Capturing

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Help! My Lightroom cloud storage is full

Last year I started using Lightroom on my mobile phone. As a longtime Lightroom Classic enthusiast, I started using Lightroom for the portability: I love being able to edit photos on my phone or tablet, without needing to be at

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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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How to get started with beauty photography

If your goal is to shoot beauty portraits, you must understand that not only does the model want to feel flawless, but the hair and makeup artists want their work to look beautiful in the final image as well. You

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One subject exploration

There is something to be said for taking the time to really explore a subject. Whether it’s a person for a portrait shoot, flowers for macro photography or one of your favorite architectural structures. It could even be something as

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