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The stroke of an artist: Michael Gilbert
Micro four-thirds bokeh on the cheap: These six fast lenses are incredible!
Mind Your Own Business: Allison Tyler Jones shares how to fully serve your clients
How I got the shot: Negative fill
Six portrait photography tips for beginners
Split lighting for a dramatic portrait
Portrait Tips: Two tips to help normal people look great
Portrait Tips: The simplest way to get a great background anywhere
Three easy ways to use the Rule of Thirds
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How I got the shot: Negative fill

Deciding I wanted a negative fill, dramatic image ahead of time, I scoped out the room for potential subjects. I was instantly drawn to our new friend Rob Leigh. He reminded me of Hemingway, the famous writer. Then I paused

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Split lighting for a dramatic portrait

Split light isn’t one of the most flattering light patterns but it is one of the most dramatic ones. Here’s how to use just one light, placed in the right position, to create a dramatic portrait. Split lighting is exactly

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Three easy ways to use the Rule of Thirds

You’ve probably heard of the Rule of Thirds — I learned about it in middle school art classes, and art history in college. It’s a terrific tool for guiding composition in your pictures. Formulaic use of the Rule of Thirds

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The art of being “photogenic”

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had someone say ‘I am not ‘photogenic.’ To be honest, I hate that statement. I mean who isn’t ‘photogenic?’ To me everyone, I don’t care who you are, is or at least can

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Split-Lighting-featured-image

Split lighting for a dramatic portrait

Split light isn’t one of the most flattering light patterns but it is one of the most dramatic ones. Here’s how to use just one light, placed in the right position, to create a dramatic portrait. Split lighting is exactly

Read More
Levi_Sim Cover-1

Three easy ways to use the Rule of Thirds

You’ve probably heard of the Rule of Thirds — I learned about it in middle school art classes, and art history in college. It’s a terrific tool for guiding composition in your pictures. Formulaic use of the Rule of Thirds

Read More
DSC_1166-Edit

The art of being “photogenic”

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had someone say ‘I am not ‘photogenic.’ To be honest, I hate that statement. I mean who isn’t ‘photogenic?’ To me everyone, I don’t care who you are, is or at least can

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