Tips and Tools

  1. Tame the Greens

    The color green is abundant in nature. It is a color that evokes powerful emotions. People usually connect the color green with growth, renewal, abundance, peace, and security. It is said to be the most soothing and relaxing color for the human eye to view.  Think about the various shades…

  2. 10 Minutes A Day

    Are you just getting started with photography?  Are you uninspired, in a rut, or lacking creativity? Have you tried a 365 project in the past and failed?  No matter where you are as a photographer spending just 10 minutes a day with your camera can help you grow, improve your…

  3. Favorite Close Up Photography Gear

    I will admit I am not a camera gear aficionado. I don’t like to carry a lot of camera gear. I want to keep it simple. I spend my time reading and studying the art of photography vs. the technical details of gear. However, it is critical to our craft…

  4. Creative Technique - Pep Ventosa Technique

    Creative Photo and Editing Technique – Pep Ventosa Method The artist and photographer, Pep Ventosa’s work are inspiring, alluring, and exciting to try to emulate. His work is a process of walking all-around a subject taking photos and then combining them in Photoshop or a similar stacking/layer program to create…

  5. Rainy Day Photo Ideas

    It’s been raining for days!  Don’t let the weather get you down. Try some of these simple photography ideas to make the best of the weather.   Freeze Objects  Place flowers, fruit, or sliced lemons in a freezer container. Fill the container halfway with water and let it freeze. Once frozen…

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