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Portrait Tips: Color contrast makes all the difference
I made this portrait the other day at the Out of Oregon Photography Conference. I was teaching a class on...
Portrait Tips: The most important tip for street portraits
Making pictures while traveling is the best way to share your experience with others. But the best way to the...
Create Your Own Fireworks Grand Finale
Last weekend I spent time in Chicago for the Out of Chicago Conference. On my last night there, fellow author...
Portrait Tips: Practice, Realize, Change
Last week, I wrote about practicing portraiture and gave several ideas for ways and places to practice. This week, I...
Problem Solving | Photofocus Podcast | May 19th, 2017
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The InFocus Interview Show | Photofocus Podcast May 21st, 2016
https://soundcloud.com/photofocus/the-infocus-interview-show-photofocus-podcast-may-21st-2016 This weeks episode Pamela sits down with Chris Smith of Out Of Chicago and they discuss how fun, inspiring...

Create Your Own Fireworks Grand Finale

Last weekend I spent time in Chicago for the Out of Chicago Conference. On my last night there, fellow author Levi Sim and myself hosted a photowalk for attendees. Our small group was able to check out the University Club,

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Portrait Tips: Practice, Realize, Change

Last week, I wrote about practicing portraiture and gave several ideas for ways and places to practice. This week, I had the chance to practice photographing a lot of people in a short time, and I jumped at it. I

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Problem Solving | Photofocus Podcast | May 19th, 2017

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Portrait Tips: Practice, Realize, Change

Last week, I wrote about practicing portraiture and gave several ideas for ways and places to practice. This week, I had the chance to practice photographing a lot of people in a short time, and I jumped at it. I

Read More

Problem Solving | Photofocus Podcast | May 19th, 2017

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