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Photography Humor

Need a good laugh? Check out these websites geared toward photography humor. What The Duck. Bent Objects by Terry Border. Funny Photography Quotes I Crush Your Head Flickr Group Do you have a funny photography site to share? Let us know in the comments! * All images are used in accordance with the terms of […]

Encourage One Another

Friends, sometimes the internet can be a poisonous place. Denizens of the ‘net can be harsh critics indeed, and we all need to be reminded to be kind and gracious. To that end, I would like you all to do something for me, and for yourselves, this weekend. Encourage one another. By encouraging one another […]

How Have You Grown?

One of the things that I appreciate the most about my Flickr photostream is the growth that I can see emerging in my photographic abilities. I’ve maintained a Flickr membership since February of 2006, and have had an on-line presence since 2000. Throughout, I have taken thousands upon thousands of photographs, and have had several […]

Setting Goals in Photography

I’m going to ask you all a brief, seemingly simple question, and I’d like you all to take a moment to really ponder your answer. What are your goals, in relation to photography? I myself paused for a moment, after typing that line. I don’t believe I’ve often thought about the specifics of having a […]

Maine Photo Highlights

Hello friends! I am back from our ten day vacation in Maine, with over a thousand pictures now safely loaded onto my hard drive, and a million memories to look back upon when homesickness hits me. As evidenced by the shot above, we cannot go back without taking the obligatory shot of the Portland Head […]

Plan Your Shots Ahead of Time

Often times we find ourselves just being wherever we are, taking advantage of what light is available, taking pictures of what sights are available. We use a combination of timing, luck, and skill to capture the depths of what we’re feeling, or the awe of our surroundings. We may think to ourselves, “I’m so glad […]

Location Photography – Maine

If all goes as planned, while you are reading this I am currently winging my way from Arizona to Maine for a ten-day vacation. I am taking advantage of the technology available to me to write and schedule my articles to post while I am away, so you all should see no interruption of service […]

Teaching Photography to Beginners

Has someone you know purchased their first camera, and asked you for advice or instruction? Did someone see a photograph you took and ask you how you did it? Do you find yourself with the opportunity to provide a fledgling photographer with direction in their quest to improve upon their skills? Here are a few […]

Ask Yourself Before You Click

Consider asking yourself any or all of these questions, before you click the shutter, and see how much your photography improves! What is my subject? This may seem like a rather obvious concept, to some. After all, we’re taking a picture of something, and that something should be the subject, right? However, we may find […]

Happy Independence Day Weekend

From all of us here at Beyond Megapixels, we’d like to wish all of our U.S. readers a happy Independence Day weekend! And for our non-US readers, well, we still wish you a fantastic weekend! Photo credits (in order of appearance): – “Consul General Hosts Independence Day Reception – June 30, Montreal” by US Mission […]