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5 Ways that Fear Inhibits Your Photography

For starters, this is not your typical ‘how to improve a specific thing in your photography’ type of article.  I do feel strongly, however, that this topic is one that is very important for creatives of all sorts to wrestle with, so I decided to go out on a limb, and share an experience from a few weeks ago where …

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macOS Sierra Troubles with Lr 5?

The newest version of Apple’s macOS, called Sierra, is being released on 9/20/2016 and if you run an older version of Lightroom you may want to hold off on applying the update.  Beta testers have seen issues running Lightroom 5 on the new OS in the late stages. Update: Our friend the Lightroom Queen (Victoria Bampton) has published an article …

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7 Tips For Rodeo Photography

Rodeo photography is one of those genres that allows a photographer to capture sights that will transport the viewer back in time. In this article, I will toss out some tips that will help you have a decent foundation to shoot rodeo. Rodeo was formed out of the dust of ranches throughout North America. It allowed the working cowboy and …

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Time to Upgrade your Lens Strap? A Review of 17 Popular Straps

Are you ready to upgrade your camera strap?  If you are anything like me, you are so focused on planning a photography trip, buying a new lens or expensive gear that you do not even think about upgrading your camera strap.  This all changed for me when I switched from Nikon to Fuji.  Even though I always hated my Nikon strap, …

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Matterport 3D Camera Review

Technology is an ever growing, changing entity. In the last few years, we have seen a dramatic leap in what we photographers can do.   The Matterport 3D camera is one of those leaps. I recently was able to have a demo model shipped to me.  In the time I had it, I was able to do two location scans. …

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The Photographer’s Guide to Philadelphia

Philadelphia is an absolute treasure trove of photography locations! The city is probably best known as the location of Independence Hall and the signing of the Declaration of Independence. There is in fact a vast number of historically significant places which have been beautifully maintained, preserved or rebuilt. The city also boasts some incredible arts and culture venues, and a …

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Photographers Virtual Assistant

What benefits does a VA bring? As every experienced photographer knows, the only way to make a living is having the opportunity to take photos. If you’re too busy answering questions, scheduling or handling billing, that time is eaten up so quickly. Have you ever sat down to design an album, or plan a family session, or been on your …