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Revisiting Locations... Again!

Revisiting Locations... Again!

I have lived in Oregon for a little over two years now and while I enjoy going to new spots I have also found revisiting old ones enjoyable as well! There are plenty of reasons to constantly chase new locations and images, but when I have gone on trips for this purpose many of the images I came home with lacked something in them.

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Separation of Layers in Landscapes

Separation of Layers in Landscapes

When photographing landscapes there are many things to keep in mind. Among the list of things to keep at the top of mind include composition, exposure, light, etc… There are also areas that overlap like light and composition, and this is something I would like to talk about in this article.

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Photographing Forests: What I've Learned

Photographing Forests: What I've Learned

The cluttered forest has its own benefits because making even the slightest sense of it can create an impact. It also forces you to be very deliberate in where you place the tripod because an inch off or using the wrong focal length can change the compositions significantly! 

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Digital Photography vs. Digital Art

Digital Photography vs. Digital Art

When looking at art, we know it is something that is appreciated for its aesthetic value or emotional impact on an observer. Digital photography has come especially close to blurring the lines recently, so let’s take a look at what makes these two mediums different. 

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How to be "the best" landscape photographer!

How to be "the best" landscape photographer!

We all aspire to be the best landscape photographers out there. I am prepared to give you some ‘great’ tips for improving yours! So, take all of my advice you are about to receive and apply it to what you do today.

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Why I don't take photos all the time.

Why I don't take photos all the time.

It is great to be out in nature with a camera. Unfortunately, most times that I am able to get out the light and the weather isn’t all that compelling.

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Slowing Down in Landscape Photography

Slowing Down in Landscape Photography

I found that especially when starting out or in the middle of a big photography trip I will ignore anything and everything that doesn’t contribute to me taking photos. While this does make sure I come home with a lot of images on memory cards I am not really enjoying the adventure as much as I could be and I don’t think I am doing my best work.

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Make use of your snapshots!

Make use of your snapshots!

When practicing photography not all images are created equal. This is why our catalogs have a star and color tagging options. If every portfolio image is a 5 star image there are going to be a lot of 2-4 star images you take in-between.

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