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Developing Style through Mini Challenges and Personal Projects

Introduction Advances in digital photography are solving more and more of the technical challenges either in camera e.g. 61 point autofocus systems or in post production e.g. Lightroom/Photoshop. If we all stood in front of the Grand Canyon, we’d all probably come away with some ‘decent’ shots. But how many would be that different and …

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Backing Up Digital Photography – 5 Step Strategy – Part 1 of 4

What if every photo you have ever taken was suddenly gone? Permanently. Hundreds or thousands of hours of shooting and editing blown away. This could easily happen to you without a good backup process. If you’re thinking, “I’ve read a little about backups, archives and ‘the cloud’… it sounds complicated and I just get more confused,” …

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In Praise of Snapshots

Snapshots. Ugh. The word makes us cringe. When I Googled the definition, Miriam-Webster defined a snapshot as “a casual photograph made typically by an amateur with a small handheld camera”. Dictionary.com says “an informal photograph, especially one taken quickly by a handheld camera.” Serious Photographer Like most serious photographers, I am always working to make my images …

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