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Get Focused! Image Stacking for Maximum Depth of Field

In Features by Rusty Parkhurst5 Comments

One of the primary objectives when making an image is to achieve proper focus to draw attention to a subject or areas of interest.  For some photographs, such as portraits, only the person or people in the image may be in focus.  In other situations, however, it may be preferable that everything in the image be in focus.  This is …

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6 Safety Tips For Photographers

In Features by Stanley Harper4 Comments

When I first thought of this particular subject, my focus was going to be narrowed and focus.  A quick trip to Google and more thought, I expanded my focus just a little bit.   I found a few articles about safety for photographers, but not as many as I thought there would be.   From time to time, I will …

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8 New Year’s Resolutions To Improve Your Photography in 2017

In Features by Kevin D. Jordan7 Comments

For many photographers, late December is the time of year that is spent looking back at the year in photos, choosing the best, and deciding how to proceed with your craft in the weeks and months ahead.  Reviewing your photos is an important step in evaluating yourself as a photographer, and it can give you valuable insight into who you …

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5 Actionable Steps To Improve Your Photography Next Year

In Features by Mark Morris5 Comments

‘Tis the season for making resolutions, affirmations and plans for the upcoming year.  There is something very exciting and almost rejuvenating about the idea of a fresh start in a new year.  The idea of the “failed” resolution is almost more common than the concept of resolutions themselves.  So, in today’s article, I plan to offer five concrete steps that …

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10 Tips for Cold Weather Photography

In Features by Rusty Parkhurst4 Comments

For those of us in the northern hemisphere, it is that time of year again.  The time when the earth’s axial tilt keeps the sun at a lower angle in the sky, the days are shorter, and the temptation to stay inside is greater.  When the temperatures drop and the cold wind is blowing, it can be difficult to get …

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“Leper Colony – Love, Laughter & Photos” – A Portrait Project with Kevin Kuster

In Features by Aaron Taylor0 Comments

Consider a life without photographs. Your entire existence is chronicled only by memory and words. You have no pictures. No baby photos, nothing from your wedding or graduation, and certainly no selfies. If you are born into privilege (or catch a little lucky), then you have one photo, a framed portrait with its permanent place as the centerpiece of your …