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10 Steps for Building a Photography Portfolio to Be Proud Of

I currently redoing my web site and the portfolio portion is an important component. I am also looking at a print version and these 10 Steps for Building a Photography Portfolio to Be Proud Of are of great help.

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25+ Resources for Starting a Freelance Photography Business

Looking to start a photo business? I am right in the middle of that process myself. If so, go and read these 25+ Resources for Starting a Freelance Photography Business.

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7 Tips for Shooting from a Helicopter

A friend of mine is partner in GoHelico and I am planning to take a trip this summer (he doesn’t know it though LOL). I thought that this would be a good start for me to learn these 7 Tips for Shooting … Continue reading

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Design Principles Part II: Design

I decided that I needed to revisit some of the best photography books I had read. And where else to start but with my first love, Michael Freeman? In an homage to this must read book, The Photographer’s Eye: Composition … Continue reading

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Design Principles: A Photography Tutorial and Homage to Michael Freeman

I decided that I needed to revisit some of the best photography books I had read. And where else to start but with my first love, Michael Freeman? In his book, The Photographer’s Eye: Composition and Design for Better Digital … Continue reading

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Design Principles Part I: The Frame

As a photographer, you are bound to a frame, 3 x 2. Painters can change canvas size, poets can decide to not do rhymes, and singers can switch from rock to country. Photographers are bound to their frame. Learning to … Continue reading

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Best of 2012: Animals

Some absolutely incredible pictures of animals on 500px. 500px / Blog / Best of 2012: Animals.

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An update from the Photosmith folks

I have long been a fan of Photosmith for iPad. It is a super solution for mobile workflow. But I need to share something with you: I was “that close” to dumping them when I had major issues syncing with … Continue reading

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10 Best Photography Books for Beginners

If you are (semi-)new to photography, that is if you know how to click on a shutter button, and you want to learn about exposure but also on what makes a great picture, then get one of those books. I … Continue reading

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Scott Bourne’s 12 Favourite Bird Photographs From The Last Decade

I love bird photography. I think that is what got me into it when I first saw a couple of pics that Vincent, my mentor, had taken. Here are some great pics: Looking Back – My 12 Favorite Bird Photographs From … Continue reading

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