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Foggy Fundy, a Photographer’s Fantasy!

First, Some Nostalgia… It would be fair to say that the Bay of Fundy area in New Brunswick is the place where I received my first nibbles from the photography bug, although it would be many years before I fully succumbed. Hard as it is to believe nowadays when every kid carries a cell phone with a camera, back in …

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6 Reasons Why Your Pictures are Blurry

We’ve all been there. You’re new to photography, you have a new camera, and you are producing some blurry images, but you’re not sure why. There are plenty of reasons why, so let me help you narrow it down. If your camera is in “Auto” mode (or sports/action, macro, etc modes), including aperture priority, shutter priority, programmed auto,  or even …

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7 Ways to Stay Inspired After a Photography Workshop

Going on a photography workshop can be a great way to jump start your inspiration and passion; to expand your creative vision; and to really grow and improve your photography skills.  But what happens after the workshop is over and it’s time to return to the realities of every day life? When the fun and excitement of that new adventure …

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Jim Harmer’s Lighting In A Flash Video Workshop Review

There is so much to learn about the world of photography, and there might be ten times as many photographers out there teaching about any given subject related to photography, it can be confusing at times to pick a book, a video, a workshop. I recently watched Jim Harmer’s “Lighting In A Flash” video workshop and here is my review. …

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10 Simple Tips for Better Parade Photos

Who doesn’t love parade? Here in the U.S., it seems like we will use any excuse for a parade. Just in my area alone, we have parades for Mardi Gras, St. Patrick’s Day, Independence Day, Halloween, Christmas, and certain sporting events. Parades are colorful, festive, and full of activity. In other words, they are great opportunities for photography! Here are …

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Post Processing Tips for Team and Individual Photography Sessions

So many articles about post processing of high volume of images are based on Wedding photography.  After all by the time you shoot a wedding, get the group shots and a few hours of reception shots can add up to 1000’s of images to cull.  The post processing of Team and Individual (T&I) sessions is similar but has it’s own …