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Thankful

Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at Beyond Megapixels! A Wordless Wednesday contribution. Photo Credit: “Harvest” by Seyyed Mostafa Zamani on Flickr Creative Commons. Tweet

Black Friday Deals on Digital Photography Gifts

Hello friends!  As promised I’m back with some specific Black Friday deals for digital photography gear. First of all, be sure to check back daily at Amazon.com’s Black Friday Deals in Camera, Photo, and Video. Deals are being offered all week long and, of course, on Black Friday. Best Buy: – Insignia Digital Cameras – […]

Portfolio Tips

The possession of a portfolio is an integral part of selling your photographs – whether you are selling your own prints, or selling your skills as a photographer. Creating a collection of the work that you are the most proud of establishes your skills in a visual way that will draw potential clients and customers. […]

On-Line Photography Collaborations

Participate in one (or all!) of the following on-line photography collaborations, open to all! – Shutter Sisters hosts a Flickr pool where participants submit their favorite shots. One photo per day is selected to be featured on the daily click. They also sponsor The One Word Project, where participants submit their interpretation of the “word […]

For Jocelyn

My very good friend Jocelyn has been diagnosed with breast cancer. A local restaurant hosted a benefit party for her on Tuesday night, and I provided the photography. I thought I would share some of my favorite shots with you. I think more than anything else, I enjoy photographing parties. I love getting candid shots […]

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The Portland Head Light, Cape Elizabeth, Maine. Photo Credit: Laura Charon A Wordless Wednesday contribution. Tweet

Photographing Infants – An Update

Regular readers of Beyond Megapixels may recall my request for advice a couple of months ago, about how to photograph an infant. Well, last week baby Oliver was born, and last weekend I visited him and his parents and his big brother at their home. I brought my gear with me, and with the help […]

Examples of Great Composition

Hello friends, I’d like to start a discussion on photo composition. Sometimes it’s easy to define why a photo does or does not have great composition – sometimes it’s hard to define. There are a lot of great “rules” out there to keep in mind when composing a shot – balance, rule of thirds, avoiding […]

Prepare for Black Friday!

There are twenty days until Black Friday, my friends! Time to get your gameplan together! Black Friday, that traditional chaotic Christmas shopping day that qualifies as a quasi-holiday all on its own, is the Friday after Thanksgiving in the U.S. every year. This year, I want to help you to plan your gift-buying for the […]

Photo Rescue

I made the complete switch from film photography to digital photography somewhere around 2003 or 2004. So you can imagine my surprise when, while recently digging through some old bags I had stuffed in the back of my closet, I came across several rolls of undeveloped film. I took them to my local one-hour developer […]