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Welcome! Wherever you are on your photography journey, learn to take better photos through the photography tips and stories you'll find in the following free articles. By learning from the experience of others, you can also start taking pictures that you're excited to share with others!

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Make an Impact!

Make an Impact!

Photography is much more than taking pictures. Photography is an avenue of impacting the lives of people! What stirring testimonies can you share with others from your adventurous escapades in the field? What captivating stories can you whip out at the spur of the...

Tips & Tricks
Lighting Q&A – Part 2

Lighting Q&A – Part 2

Continued from Part 1 . . . But the 180 didn't come over night. There are a lot of things to consider when using a speedlight. Bounce flash only works on white, or light colored walls. I was caving in Tennessee not too long after getting the flash, and figured I...

Tips & Tricks
Lighting Q&A – Part 1

Lighting Q&A – Part 1

“Hi! I happened on your site by chance and have a question for you. I'm also starting out in photography (I have a Canon Rebel) and am having trouble with the lighting when I take pictures indoors. All of your pictures are beautiful  in the indoor shots, the...

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Is it Worth it?

Is it Worth it?

Do you ever wonder if all the time you’re putting into learning photography will ever be worth it? I have felt this way many times. As I live to make every moment count, I sometimes find it difficult to keep learning and taking pictures if there are no immediate...

Tips & Tricks
Conference Variables

Conference Variables

Have you ever played the card game, Set? Color, texture, shape and number; to match, each element must either be identical or completely different. After the 2010 Regional ATI Conference in Nashville, I do not hesitate to say that effective photojournalism can be a...

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The D-SLR Lineup

The D-SLR Lineup

I got an e-mail asking for details about Canon’s complete camera lineup. Compiled from a number of different websites, I think I’ve got a pretty good up-to-date list. Canon’s lineup is constantly being revised, so when new models are released, older models are...

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What about Refurbished?

What about Refurbished?

Recently, someone asked me, “Would you have any apprehensions about refurbished cameras? Do you know of anyone who has purchased one?” These are good questions. First, not only are they asking for my opinion, but they also want some insight from someone who has...

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The Objective

The Objective

It’s still so clear in my memory, those days and nights of endless research, comparison, and deliberation. There was (and still is!) so much photographic equipment to choose from. It seemed as though when I would finally reach a conclusion, some other factor would...

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