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Monday Miscellany

Hello, friends! Welcome back, and I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving holiday! (For our friends outside of the U.S., well, I hope you had a great weekend!) Today, on this lovely Monday morning, I thought I would share some links, news, and other interesting things going on in the realm of photography. So settle […]

Your Shared Photos

Last week I requested that readers share the photographs that they are the most proud of. Many people responded with the work they felt was their best, or made them happiest, or that portrayed the emotion they were trying to capture. Here are five selections (I know I said three, but all of the shots […]

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. […]

Inspiring Emotion – Technical or Talent?

Every bit of the knowledge that I have about photography and post-processing is self-taught. I learned by reading, by watching, by doing, by trying, by failing, and by trying again. I’ve often wondered about how much my photography might be improved if I pursued a formal education in the subject. Would my photography actually 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 […]

Share Your Photos

This is one of my own photographs that I am the most proud of, at the moment: This is a picture of the Lower Falls at Yellowstone National Park, where my husband and I vacationed last summer. I feel that the photo is composed well, gives a nice perspective with the teeny, tiny people standing […]

Creating a Photo Montage

Recently I was invited to join the F.O.A.M. group on Flickr. F.O.A.M. stands for: Food Outside Abstract Myself Participants in the group take daily photos of food, outside, an abstract shot, and a shot of themselves, then arrange the shots into a montage (a term often used interchangeably with “collage” and “mosaic”, but they’re really all […]

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 […]