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Moon over Writing on Stone 1:1

It’s important to be open to alternative ways of seeing, and one of the simplest things a photographer can do is to stop letting the aspect ratio (the dimensions of an image that relates the […]

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Composition: Assessing the Subject

Previous article in this series: What is ‘Composition’?  Unless you are a dedicated ‘snapshooter’ (a grab-shottist?), photography is a mind game. While not all subjects give you time to go through a long process to determine […]

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Free Nik Image Editing Software

I few years ago I purchased the Nik software suite, which includes six plug-ins for Photoshop, Photoshop Elements (excluding the HDR), Lightroom, and Aperture. Now Google is now offering this software free, which is a price […]

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Back to the Old Railway

One of our local treasures, perhaps underappreciated in Edmonton, is the Alberta Railway Museum. In 2011 I did some photography there, including inside a few dilapidated cars which are now closed to the public. While I […]

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The Ring that Binds

Another for the ‘Little Ideas’ project, this time a large set of cast-iron keys, purchased by my daughter while in Spain.       Photographing objects directly on a black background can be a real […]

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Time with a shell

(27 November, 2014. Canon 5D Mk II (now evolved into the 5D Mk III) with  the 24-105mm f4 L IS USM lens and a Vello battery grip. ISO 200, 1 sec. @ f22. Light tent, one lamp, one spotlight, reflector and one […]

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