Tag Archives: Photography

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Photography on Sunday

Only one link today: For a couple of years now I have been visiting and enjoying the website, Brain Pickings. It’s a great place to visit on a slow day, a Sunday perhaps, when you […]

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Principles of Composition

Previous article in this series: Finding the Frame The principles and elements of design first came to my attention years ago when I began studying horticulture and landscaping. We learned that there are certain concepts and […]

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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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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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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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Wedding Photography? Moi?

This is my fourth attempt at writing a blog post about my recent experience photographing a wedding. The first veered off into New Years resolutions, the second into the reasons why I don’t photograph many […]

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Fall Escape

I have been in the doldrums lately, wanting to strike out on a new creative path but finding myself uninspired and rudderless. So, in late September, when my wife suggested an early morning outing to […]

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Last Scheduled Workshop for 2015!

Introduction to Close-up and Macro Photography Totaling 11 hours, this course covers all the macro essentials. We meet at the Centre for the Arts and Communication at MacEwan University on Thursday, October 1 for three hours to […]

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