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Zooming in on Adobe Super Resolution: How is it for fine portrait details?
Portrait Tips: Angler’s Parasail is my new favorite light modifier
Three tips for fabulous photowalking
The importance of play
My first time using LuminarAI to replace a sky
Portrait Tips: Stay relevant, use your tools
Simplify and let go
Make it happen or let it happen: Which photographer are you?
Portraits precipitate stories; make more of both
Taking street photography should be illegal
Learning about off-camera flash: A landscape photographer’s first portrait session
It’s a man’s world. But I thrive in it.

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The importance of play

Last week, Rohanna came by to help with a project. I had a specific idea and it didn’t take us long to get that part done. I was inspired by my last session with Lexi so we started to improvise.

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My first time using LuminarAI to replace a sky

I got the opportunity to try out LuminarAI for the first time. Not only that, I explored the new sky replacement feature. Let’s start with a little backstory. Who doesn’t love a little backstory? There I was shooting a swimsuit

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Simplify and let go

You probably already know how to use your camera to get the images you want. You might have a style that’s recognized a mile away, a repeatable workflow and people who love your photos. Well now what? Is it still

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Taking street photography should be illegal

Let’s talk about injustice that is being committed, perpetuated and defended by photographers all over the world — myself included. I’ll show you how I’ve come to realize that the way we do street photography is putting the freedom to

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It’s a man’s world. But I thrive in it.

How to succeed as a female in a male-dominated industry? Forget preconceived ideas. If it’s a man’s world, it’s also a woman’s land. I’ve had several requests to write for International Women’s Week. Each time, I’ve been asked to share

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Easy high key lighting with two lights

Creating high key light is making sure there is enough light on your background so it is pure white, with no shadows. This can be done using strobes or LEDs or a mixture of both types of light. There are several

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Why I love backlighting

Placing the main light source behind a subject often creates very cool moods (indoors and outdoors). Here’s why I love backlighting! What’s backlighting? Backlighting is any type of photography where the main light source comes from behind the subject. (The

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Stunning scenes from the Fagradalsfjall volcanic eruption

Fagradalsfjall volcano in southwestern Iceland recently made headlines with its March 19, 2021 eruption. Such an event is guaranteed to keep everyone’s eyes peeled for developments. Locals have even been gathering to witness the eruption up close. Photographers, of course,

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Spring fever for photographers

Ah, spring. For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s that time of year again. Fresh starts, fresh air and time to get outside (hopefully). Sometimes it’s just enough to get out and enjoy photographing whatever it is you

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