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Inspiration Close to Home

The weather here in the Northeast USA has been bleak to say the least these past few months.  I write this while snowbound in a county that gave up the night before and just said, “Nope, not going to even … Continue reading

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Lumen Prints – Easy, Quick and Colorful!

Every year or so I try out a new photo process or technique.  It keeps me from getting into a rut, even if I don’t use it long-term.  It often stems from my continual search for new ways to spark … Continue reading

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STEM in Art Class

I came across a very interesting post today by Valerie Strauss at the Washington Post citing many of the benefits of art classes.  She talks about creativity, focus, collaboration, taking criticism, and other very general skills that can be carried … Continue reading

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Pinhole Day 2012

Worldwide Pinhole Photography day has come and gone. To celebrate last week, I took a few photography students, some of whom didn’t own cameras, out in the schoolyard to see what they could do with a few of my film … Continue reading

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Blur Can Be Beatiful!

Ever tried shooting in a darkened room and ended up with everything coming out as streaks, jagged lines and ghosts?  A camera needs a certain amount of light to take a picture.  One way to get enough light is to … Continue reading

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Composition 101.3: Exploring All the Angles

There’s an adage among photographers that the better you get at photography, the more pictures you throw out.  Not only do photographers get to be more and more selective and critical of their work, but we take more and more … Continue reading

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Why I love Point-and-Shoots Part 2

Point-and-shoots make terrific learning tools.  When I was a kid, my father, an amateur photographer, taught me all the essentials of photographic composition with a Kmart 110.  I took it everywhere and took pictures of anything I saw.  After each … Continue reading

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