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Cyber Weekend at Kelby Training

  If you are looking for a website that has excellent tutorials on all things Photoshop, Lightroom, and Photography (with other topics as well), I highly recommend Kelby Training (www.kelbytraining.com).  I’ve learned a ton of stuff from their excellent instructors.  Currently, I’m working on improving my Photoshop skills, which I’ll discuss in other posts. This […]

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Why I’m Proud to be an Amateur Photographer

  “I’t’s about time we started to take photography seriously and teat it as a hobby.” – Elliott Erwitt, Photographer “In my heart I like to remain an amateur, in the sense of being in love with what I’m doing, forever astonished again at the endless possibilities of seeing and using the camera as a […]

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Interview with Nature Photographer Kari Post

  Several years ago, I stumbled upon a blog of a young photographer located in the Northeast United States by the name of Kari Post. What I enjoyed about her blog was not only the amazing photography, but her writing. What came across in her posts was the passion she had not only for photography […]

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Invasion of the Robins

  This last weekend, there were tons of Robins flying around in the backyard, primarily eating the berries off the bushes that border my property.  I’ve never seen so many together at one time. Here are a couple of  photos of them taken with my Canon 7Dand Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L lens.   Technorati Tags: […]

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Nikon Small World Photomicrography Contest Top 10 Winners

  On October 30th, Nikon announced the winners of their 2013 “Small World Photomicrography Contest“.  This is the 39th anniversary of the contest and was won by Wim Van Egmond of the Netherlands.  According to the Nikon Small World website, “Winning images were selected for displaying both artistic quality and masterful scientific technique”. I would […]

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Lightroom Folder Structure

  A few days ago, I read an article by Matt Kloskowski entitled “5 Lightroom Organizing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them“.  One of the mistakes that he list is using dates as folder names.  He insists, at least for beginners, that it’s better to use a file name related to the photos.  For example, […]

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“Your Shot, National Geographic’s Photo Community” Contest 2013 Photos

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Photography Contests

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Photography Contests  About a week ago, I wrote an article on National Geographic’s previous “Your Shot, National Geographic’s Photo Community” photographic contest.  Anna in the Communication Department at the National Geographic Society contacted me and asked it I would like to post some of the […]

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National Geographic’s “Your Shot” Photo Contest

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Photography Contests

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Photography Contests  One of my posts last week was about “National Geographic’s” National Geographic 125 Years: Legendary Photographs, Adventures, and Discoveries That Changed the World, which reminded me about the wonderful submissions they have for their “Your Shot” Photography Contest.  So, I went to the […]

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