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Your Photographic Style – Contest Finalists

Hello everyone! The finalists for the “Your Photographic Style” contest have been chosen! Please vote below, or click here to vote for your favorite between now and December 6th! (WordPress is defying me, otherwise the poll would be embedded here.) (Edited 2:26pm – looks like it’s working now!) You can click on each photo within […]

Contest submissions close November 15th!

If you haven’t yet submitted your photo for the Your Photographic Style photo contest, you only have until Thursday to do so! Between now and November 15th, submit the photograph that best represents your “style”. Do you gravitate toward landscapes? Black and white? Do you like to use Lightroom presets to give your photos a […]

Contest Winner! Contest Announcement!

Last week we held a contest for the best photograph that represented flared fall light. Out of the many excellent contributions, Rachel N Leon Burkholder was chosen as our lucky winner! This was her lovely photo, submitted on our Facebook Page (click for full size): Congratulations Rachel! Please e-mail me at info@beyondmegapixels.com with your mailing […]

CONTEST: Flared Fall Light

It’s autumn here in the United States. I love the long light of fall. It seems to have more depth, making the golden hour more “golden”. There may be a scientific reason for this, or it might just be a product of my own emotions. Regardless, lately I’ve been inspired to include a little bit […]

BMP Greatest Hits – How to Write a Photography Proposal

I will be traveling this week, heading back to my childhood home because of an illness in the family. In the meantime, I will be posting three of the most-visited articles on our site. Enjoy, and I’ll see you next week! ———- By Tiffany Joyce, originally posted 9/23/2010 Are you interested in going pro with […]

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Photography Competition

I have visited the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe, New Mexico, several times. The museum possesses a lovely collection of the large-format artwork for which the artist is so well known. If you have the opportunity and you’re in the Santa Fe area, I highly recommend a visit! The proprietors of the Georgia O’Keeffe […]

How do you know when you’re ready to go pro?

A lot of us aspire to become professional photographers. But after you have acquired the gear you think you will need, and have pestered your friends and family a million times into letting you practice on them, how do you know when you’re ready to go out there and start earning money with your camera? […]

Photography News and Links

By Steve Russell Through BeyondMegapixels, Tiffany and I receive a lot of information about the photography industry in general and a variety of new products. Today, I thought I would share some of that information with our readers so you can learn about some of the new products available on the market. New Product from […]

Composition – Simplicity

By Steve Russell. Although simplicity in photographic composition tends to be discussed as a broad category that includes the complete image, I’m going to divide the subject into two categories – simplicity in subject and simplicity in background. Today I’m going to focus on simplicity in subject. When someone looks at one of your photographs […]

Composition – Rule of Thirds

By Steve Russell It’s important to be very knowledgeable about the technical aspects of your camera. Otherwise you won’t know the best way to maximize your camera’s capabilities to capture the best images you can. This is true regardless of the make or model of your camera. Unfortunately, being an expert in all of the […]