Category Archives: Inspiration

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How to Learn Photography

I’ve just completed leading another photography course for MacEwan University’s Continuing Education Program, and a very enjoyable experience it was. This is my fourth year of teaching photography, and there are a few connected issues which arise […]

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Edmonton Exhibit: China Through the Lens of John Thomson

I should have mentioned this earlier, but better late than never! Still a month to go with an exhibition of photos by traveller and photographer John Thomson, now on display in downtown Edmonton. University of […]

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The photo you have vs. the photo you wanted

When you understand photography and your camera intimately, you are more likely to get the photographs you want. Newcomers to photography are often disappointed by their results because the excitement provided by the subject has […]

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Reading for a Slow Sunday

Slim pickings to share this Sunday, but a nice set of posts for those of us caught up in a dreary winter and needy for inspiration. 8 Tips to Stay Motivated and Inspired by Your […]

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Reading for a Slow Sunday

– You don’t have to wait for a blizzard to read Guy Tals’ posts. His writing and photography is always thoughtful and inspiring, suitable for anyone that sees creativity as a path rather than a […]

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Whale Photography…Life Size!

In The Eye of The Whale (Movie) from Kate Miller on Vimeo. Bryant Austin was an ‘ordinary’ whale photographer before he experienced a life-changing moment. Read about his transformational experience and the technology required for […]

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Quote for the Day

Found on Guy Tal’s Facebook page: “This artist’s impulse, as it may be called, is a thing of infinite value to the individual, and often to the world; to respect it in oneself and in […]

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Photograph what attracts you.

  This is a painterly image, with no software ‘paint’ effects added. Thousands of photographers have been attracted to the contrast of white birch or aspen trunks against a deeper forest background–you see them all […]

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