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When we (everyone, not just professional photographers) look at photographs, our eyes tend to go to the lightest part of the photo. When a photo is a portrait of a person (or a group of people), the photographer wants your eyes to go to the face(s). So, a photographer taking a portrait will want your […]

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One of the perks of being a professional photographer is meeting and working with wonderful  people. Like, for example, Dan Cashman. I first ran into Dan over a decade ago when, as a photographer for the Bangor Daily News, I was dispatched to the University of Maine campus, in Orono, for an article about a […]

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It was bound to happen eventually. Through some boneheaded move I deleted an incredibly important file. I have no idea how it happened; I simply fired up the Mac this morning, and my to-do list was nowhere to be found. And my trash can was as empty as can be. Can you say “rapidly sinking feeling in the […]

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New Jersey photographer Neil van Niekerk is a flash wonk. As in the flash on your camera. He’s recognized by his peers as an expert on the use of flash, is frequently invited to speak on the topic at professional photography conferences, tutors other photographers, gives workshops on flash photography, maintains a blog specifically dedicated […]

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Pecha Kucha is a fun new craze that is sweeping the world. In over 200 cities world-wide, it’s an event where creative people come together and share work in a very controlled format: each presenter can show 20 slides for 20 seconds, for a total presentation time of 6 minutes and 40 seconds. The strict […]

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