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The Struggle for Photography Perfection – Is it Worth it?

One of the foremost goals of a photographer of any skill level is to improve. That is admittedly an open-ended proclamation, as improvement can many so many different things to different people. Rather than focusing on any particular skill, however, I think it is worth considering for a moment a more generalized drive for perfection […]

How to Optimize Images For Social Media

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Have you ever uploaded a picture on Facebook and afterwards realized that Facebook ruined it? Or maybe you uploaded the photo as a cover and it turned out just plain weird? You’re not the only one. This has happened to the best and most experienced of photographers. Social media is an important marketing tool for photographers everywhere. Using social […]

How to Discover and Embrace Your Creative Vision

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Vision, as it pertains specifically to the creative process, is an incredibly abstract concept; there are dozens of different ways to define it and exponentially more ways to apply it. But what we all know for sure is that vision is one of the most — if not the most — important of all the […]

8 Easy Ways to Become a Better Photographer

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The mindful photographer should be concerned not only with acquiring skills but, more importantly, mastering those skills. Skill mastery is better perceived as a journey rather than a final destination, something that takes places over the course of a lifetime. With technological innovations persistently growing, a photographer’s skills should be expanding in due accordance. But […]

How to Prepare and Sell Your Camera Gear

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Some photographers sadly suffer from a mild hoarding syndrome. In other words, they get overly sentimental about their gear. At the other end of the spectrum, there are also photographers who try to upgrade their gear as soon as possible. No matter which group you would classify yourself in, you would be wise to sell […]

5 Tips to Maximize Your Time Behind the Camera

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Time and timing is so important in outdoor photography. For sunrises, you need to get up early to arrive with setup time to photograph the blue hues before the sun crests the horizon. If it’s golden hour images you’re after, there’s a short window before the day’s light becomes a bit harsh and the lighting […]

4 Ways To Train Your Mind For Better Photography

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All your gear, including your camera, are tools you use to capture great images. That is a fact – nothing new about it. However, any of these tools in themselves are not enough to make a good photo. They are nothing without your vision and insight behind them. As the photographer, you play the key role. Your […]

Can a Composite Really Be Called a Photograph?

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We all know that not every digital image file equals a photograph. A photograph is far more than just a collection of pixels in a digital file. However, there is an issue around which there circles an endless debate about whether or not it should be classified as photography. I’m talking about composite photos. Before you form an opinion, […]