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Make it happen or let it happen: Which photographer are you?
It’s a man’s world. But I thrive in it.
Why I LOVE telephoto lenses
Conceptual Creativity with Dan: A bed of roses
Hanging a gigantic print
CrossFit: Returning to my roots
Bring out striking HDR details with single image portraits!
Why I only use prime lenses
What is CrossFit? The sport explained in 10 powerful photos
Could this lens possibly become the best 70-200mm f/2.8 on the market?
Quick Tip: Crop for impact
Evolving as a visual artist takes time, work and practice

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Conceptual Creativity with Dan: A bed of roses

This new Conceptual Creativity series is a collaboration with my friend Daniel Mallard. Dan has been a photojournalist for a major Canadian daily newspaper for over 35 years. In this “Bed of Roses” edition, he is teaching (me and you)

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Hanging a gigantic print

Nothing compares to the satisfaction of seeing the result of your vision, your work in a print. What is it like to create a GIGANTIC multi-panel print for a client? Absolutely mind-blowing! Here’s my experience of hanging a 20-by-7 foot

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CrossFit: Returning to my roots

After several months without setting foot in a gym, I’m finally returning to my roots to cover an international CrossFit competition. With everything that’s been going on lately, I hadn’t been in a gym for several months. To tell you

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Why I only use prime lenses

Why would I choose to only use prime lenses while there are many other great options out there? This sounds like a legitimate question, doesn’t it? Here’s how I became obsessed with primes! The one that started it all While

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How to Step Up Your Boxing Photography Game

Boxing combines two challenging components for a photographer: bad lighting and high speed. Challenging task, indeed. Impossible? Not! Here are a few tips on how to step up your boxing photography game! The basics of boxing photography Who hasn’t seen

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How to Step Up Your CrossFit Photography Game

Sports is an exciting yet intricate field of photography. CrossFit is perhaps one of the most exciting of all. I’ve been specializing in this amazing sport for over two years. I finally decided to gather my thoughts on the subject. Here

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Using the Platypod Pro to create low angle Silhouette photography

More to a Silhouette than Exposure

There are a few key elements that create a successful silhouette. I’ll say it loud and proud. It is MORE than exposure. Yes, you meter for the sky, yes, that brings the blacks black, but there is so much more

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Fun with a fisheye: The Sigma 15mm f/2.8

“Fisheye lenses are gimmicks.” Lots of photographers think so. Most have never used one, but I don’t travel without one. The 15mm f/2.8 fisheye lens from Sigma is less than three inches in diameter and length. It weighs in at

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Free photoshoots: Why do I do them?

This image that you see right here — the cover one — is a photo I took with a triathlon athlete for her blog. Did I get money for that? No. Am I happy with that? Yes. Will I do

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Why are passion projects so important?

Why are passion projects so important? I really don’t think it matters what genre you photograph, or even what sort of creative you actually are. Photographer, videographer, musician, painter, sculpture, writer … if you are of the creative type, I am

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Birds and bridge cameras

A friend asked if it’s possible to make nice pictures of birds with her Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 bridge camera. I already knew the answer to that question but I wanted to illustrate my point. Spoiler alert: The answer is yes.

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