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A Dozen Reasons to Make it Monochrome

In Photo Basics by Rick Ohnsman7 Comments

The earliest photographers made monochrome images.  That was their only option.  Today, the general public expects photos to be in color and monochrome is seen as the infrequent option.  So why would you make a “black and white” photo when the world is in color and color photography is so easy?  Here are a dozen …

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What Photographers Need to Know About Insurance

In Marketing/Business by Frank GallagherLeave a Comment

  There are many reasons to have some kind of photography insurance and just about as many insurance products.  Some policies are specifically targeted at photographers and some are more general purpose.  Which is right for you? Photographers accumulate a lot of gear, which can be lost, stolen or damaged.  (Check out Jeremiah Gilbert’s tips …

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Photo History: Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima

In News by Andy Perkins1 Comment

The historical importance of a photograph can be measured by how well it is recognized by the average person—neither historian nor photographer. If the “man on the street” sees a photograph and recognizes its context and the significance of its context, that’s an achievement. Few photographs are more widely recognized and have had a greater …