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Three Things I Wish I Knew Then

Sherry (who writes for PhotoBlog) and I were talking a couple of weeks ago about the things that we wished we knew, or that someone had told us, about photography when we first got started. Those tips or pieces of advice that would have helped us to avoid confusion or mistakes when we were first […]

A Collection

Hello, friends! It’s a crazy busy day, leading up to the crazy busy week I’ll have next week prepping for the holidays! So in light of the fact that I have to 1) brave the mall; 2) brave the post office; and 3) cook a ton of goodies, today’s entry is simply going to be […]

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 […]

Gems – Black and White

I wanted to share some great black and white photographs that I’ve come across during this week’s perusal of Flickr’s “Creative Commons”. Most of these are from amateur and hobbyist photographers who have a great eye for composition and a natural talent. I’d like to acknowledge these photographers for their creativity. For more incredible black […]

EXPRESSIONS: A LANGUAGE WITHOUT WORDS…

Recently, I’ve developed a very keen interest in portrait photography. The expressions a human face is capable of showing are just so amazing. It’s like one doesn’t even need a language, so communicative and expressive are the eyes and the face. The other day, I was going through portraits on Flickr, and stumbled across this […]

Vignette for Free

So last week we started the talk about Vignetting and today we’re going to talk about where to go online to vignette your photos for free.  Because I house all of my photos on Flickr I will start with their photo editing resource of Picnik.  Picnik on Flickr has free editing tools and then editing […]

Photographers in the News and another Winner

In official business The Betterphoto Guide to Digital Photography can be claimed by commenter: PShorten.  I have sent you an e-mail with request for your address but if you haven’t gotten it please check your junk mail. I’m always interested in photo tips, who isn’t?  So this week for our Photographers in the News I bring you tips […]

Photo Challenges and Flickr

After my last post about Leading Lines I received a lot of e-mails about my list of photo challenges and about our Flickr Group so lets answer some questions: 1. How many items are on your list?  It grows every single day and I have 243 items on the list now.  It started out with […]

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