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Handling Difficult Family Members on Wedding Day
Every Photographer Has a Place
Stop Obsessing over Stats and SEO!
Don’t Let Anger Ruin Your Photography 
Adobe releases Lightroom 6.2.1 Maintenance Patch + An Author’s Rant
Should you Charge an Out of Area Fee for Jobs on the Road?
Megapixels: Does Size Matter?
Professional Photography Rant
Should Photographers Keep Locations Secret?
The Era of The Entitled Photographer
Five Myths about “Real” Photographers
The Real Student Struggle

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Don’t Let Anger Ruin Your Photography 

Through the years Ive taught a lot of photographers. Ive witnessed their struggles to stay relevant and competitive. Ive also seen a lot of bad things happen to creative professionals. Making a living has never been harder. But getting angry

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Megapixels: Does Size Matter?

Back in 2009, when I made my living photographing stock imagery, the size of the images we could license made a difference in our potential for sales. Photos were sold based on how big the file was (in megapixels), so

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Professional Photography Rant

OK. This is my first and as far as I am concerned, only rant. The genesis for this rant began in 1888 with the introduction by George Eastman of a disruptive technologyblack and white roll film. Not only did he

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© 2014 Nicole S. Young

Should Photographers Keep Locations Secret?

Photographers love to create beautiful, interesting, and unique photographs. We carry several pounds of gear on our backs through forests and mountains to find beautiful and sought-after scenes. When we finally find something amazing and photograph it, it’s a wonderful

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The Era of The Entitled Photographer

I am a very lucky guy. I grew up in a household with parents who immigrated from Russia with absolutely nothing to their names and who worked so hard chasing the classic American Dream. They taught themselves English, found themselves

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Five Myths about “Real” Photographers

Are you a “real” photographer? Of course you are! If you love photography, regardless of your level of experience, then you fit the bill. However we have all seen, heard, or maybe even felt a little bit of dissuasion from

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The Real Student Struggle

I’m a formal student of photography and probably will be a life-long student of it, and I’m faced with constant struggles in class. Although fighting through the completion of degree (that doesn’t necessarily help you to not become a starving

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laptop-phone

Megapixels: Does Size Matter?

Back in 2009, when I made my living photographing stock imagery, the size of the images we could license made a difference in our potential for sales. Photos were sold based on how big the file was (in megapixels), so

Read More
rant

Professional Photography Rant

OK. This is my first and as far as I am concerned, only rant. The genesis for this rant began in 1888 with the introduction by George Eastman of a disruptive technologyblack and white roll film. Not only did he

Read More
© 2014 Nicole S. Young

Should Photographers Keep Locations Secret?

Photographers love to create beautiful, interesting, and unique photographs. We carry several pounds of gear on our backs through forests and mountains to find beautiful and sought-after scenes. When we finally find something amazing and photograph it, it’s a wonderful

Read More
BrianMatiash_20120521-BRI_3543-Edit_Canon EOS 5D Mark III-Canon EOS 5D Mark III

The Era of The Entitled Photographer

I am a very lucky guy. I grew up in a household with parents who immigrated from Russia with absolutely nothing to their names and who worked so hard chasing the classic American Dream. They taught themselves English, found themselves

Read More
rowena-4189_Edit_130504

Five Myths about “Real” Photographers

Are you a “real” photographer? Of course you are! If you love photography, regardless of your level of experience, then you fit the bill. However we have all seen, heard, or maybe even felt a little bit of dissuasion from

Read More
Featured-Image-Template

The Real Student Struggle

I’m a formal student of photography and probably will be a life-long student of it, and I’m faced with constant struggles in class. Although fighting through the completion of degree (that doesn’t necessarily help you to not become a starving

Read More
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Is HDR a Fad?

I recently read a blog post from someone who casually mentioned that HDR (High Dynamic Range photography) was a “fad”, and they were hoping it would eventually go away. Now this was, of course, a very opinionated statement, but it

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