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  • Is a black and white picture outmoded?
    Is photography art?
    I’m a huge fan of fellow art writer Jonathan Jones at Britain’s daily newspaper, The Guardian. His thinking compels and compels. But not this time, not when he denies photography as an art.Not that I haven’t had the same thought...
  • Exploring Your Everyday Environment
    Exploring Your Everyday Environment
    Today we be overwhelmed by photographs these days. On any given social media platform, we are witness to the exotic and gorgeous. With all this glam, it's easy to fall into the trap that there's nothing of real visual value in your neck of...
  • State of the Art Camera Bags
    Photo Plus Expo: State of the Art Camera Bags
    Amateur and professional photographers unanimously agree on the importance of owning a good camera bag. A state of the art camera bag will extend the life of your camera equipment and the investment will save you money in the long run. Damaging...
  • "Father of American Photography" known more for Another Invention
    "Father of American Photography" known more for Another Invention
    Most people could not guess who the “Father of American Photography” might be. He is known, but not known as a teacher of photography methods. Yet he established photograph schools as early as 1839. His name is Samuel F. B. Morse, the...
  • The evolution of phototgraphy
    The evolution of photography
    Travel though centuries and witness the evolution of photography. The Museum of Photographic Arts is an exploration into 175 years of photography.The three-part exhibit features the collections New Visions: Art & Invention in the 19th Century,...
  • Sandhill cranes in flight
    Astounding nature in New Mexico at Bosque del Apache
    Nature’s abundance and the natural cycles of migration are established marvels at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in New Mexico. Autumn’s sensory wonders are breathtaking experiences highlighted by flocks of 4 foot tall...
  • Model Call
    T. Nicole's Model Call: Cute Kids Wanted to Party & Smile
    Hello everyone!I'm super excited to share this opportunity with all moms and expecting moms in partnership with our friends at T. Nicole Photography + Design.Seeking Children + 1 Expectant Mama + 1 Familyfor aNew Year's Eve Party Inspired...
  • Taming your GoPro Camera
    Taming your GoPro Camera
    The GoPro camera has redefined the way that adventurers look at the world. That's a pretty outstanding accomplishment. This miniature camera has truly opened our minds and eyes. It goes without saying, if you are going to blog about your...
  • Cave walking
    Cave shooting - reflections and ghosts?
    Photographing in a cave is an interesting experience. I spent the day today going to a couple of privately owned caves or trails in a large cave complex. It was comfortable as most caves seem to be a steady temperature year round. Today the caves...
  • Free online photography training at CreativeLIVE
    Free online photography training at CreativeLIVE
    In my last article I talked about the importance of creative training. Well, today and tomorrow, December 2 & 3, the online training site Creative LIVE is offering free training on Wildlife Photography. The video recording of this training...
  • Honeymoon Island Storm Clouds
    Proving ownership of images II and places to photograph in the US
    To answer some questions again about ownership of images and how to prove they are yours if needed. I have discussed this many times before in several articles. I will try to hit on those plus add a couple of wrinkles I have not discussed as of...
  • Polish Kayaker Natalie Pacierpnik at 2012 Summer Olympic Games
    Olympic museums go global
    The all sports all the time vision being promoted by the International Olympic Committee with the title “Agenda 2020” includes a bright future for the museums in the Olympic Museums Network. As the total number of Olympic museums...
  • Graham Nash
    Graham Nash reflects on 'A Rock & Roll Life'
    “It’s indelibly imprinted on my soul,” said Graham Nash, in New York recently to promote the new paperback edition of his remarkable year-old memoir Wild Tales—A Rock & Roll Life.“I remember it all, but when I...
  • Lights, lasers and Christmas
    Christmas in the Baltimore air
    Thursday the fourth of December marks the 43rd lighting of the Washington Monument in Mount Vernon. The official start of the Christmas season in Baltimore, the event brings together local choirs, food trucks and craft vendors. Centered around the...
  • St. Johns Bridge in the mists
    Holidays in Portland
    Holiday time in Portland is a great time for taking pictures on your own and with the family. Talk about a target-rich environment! Whether you opt for crowded plazas or the great outdoors, you have quite a menu from which to choose at this time...