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Tru Life Acrylic Prints -WOW!

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There is this great satisfaction that I feel when getting a print. Whether that print is for myself or when giving a print to a client as a gift or part of a paid project. Printing serves a specific role for me. First we sell gallery prints. Second, prints are used as gifts to clients as a means to say …

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2018 Top Nine Instagram

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Many thanks to all who stopped by my Instagram in 2018, and I enjoyed viewing a lot of your pictures as well. There is more to come in 2019.

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Happy Holidays

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Here’s wishing all a holiday of love and laughter. May your homes be filled with peace, health and happiness in the New Year.

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Podcast #8 – Self Doubt in Photography

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In this episode I discuss how letting self doubt creep into your photography can really impact your photographs and self confidence. Greetings and welcome to another episode of my podcast! Thanks for taking the time from your week to listen. I want to thank your for reTweeting and/or sharing on Facebook. I’d be grateful if you would continue to do …

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Stocking Stuffers

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After my initial post for my annual Holiday ideas for the photographer, I was asked about less expensive items. Let’s face it, we have not picked a cheap hobby or profession, but we still all enjoy cost savings. So that has led to this post on stocking stuffers. Sensei Metal Filter holders Rocket Blaster Dust Bulb Really Right Stuff Multi …

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Podcast #7 – Getting closer to your subject

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How do you get closer to your wildlife subjects? I have a few different thoughts on how you might go about that. Greetings and welcome to another episode of my podcast! Thanks for taking the time from your week to listen. I want to thank your for reTweeting and/or sharing on Facebook. I’d be grateful if you would continue to …

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My Corporate Portrait Shoot

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Several years back, I was approached by a non-for-profit organization to shoot some staff photos. Recently, with all the staff turnover they have had, they inquired if I would be interested again in shooting more portraits. I agreed and I wanted to do a blog post for this shoot to share how I went about the shoot. Often times with …

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Christmas Wish List

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Each year I get a lot or emails asking about gear, a photographers favorite thing! This year is no different and with Christmas right around the corner, inbox is getting stuffed with questions asking about camera gear gifts and gifts related to photography. Just to clarify about these gift giving suggestions, to make it on the list, it has to …

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Gear Review – Think Tank Video Tripod Manger 44

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What to do with your tripod, light stands, backdrop poles and stand and other items that are too long for a normal travel bag. Enter the Think Tank Video Tripod Manger 44. Think Tank Photo added this case to their ever-growing lineup, and this one is a big beast! It’s called the Video Tripod Manager 44, and it’ll hold tripods …

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Podcast #6 – Starting out in photography

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Getting started in photography does take some persistance and work. In this episode I share my journey on getting established with a bit of luck at first and then planning. Greetings and welcome to another episode of my podcast! Thanks for taking the time from your week to listen. I want to thank your for reTweeting and/or sharing on Facebook. …