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Use your art to make a difference

Every year Access Gallery in Denver Co. holds a fundraising event that helps to sustain their programs throughout the year - in their words: 99 Pieces of Art on the Wall is Access Gallery’s annual fundraising event that showcases 99+ unique artists and celebrates that diversity of Denver’s art community. This fun…

#TuesdayTip Alternate Portraiture

For today’s #TuesdayTips lets talk about a different way to shoot portraiture. A portrait is defined as: “a painting, drawing, photograph, or engraving of a person, especially one depicting only the face or head and shoulders.”. In photography, there are many rules, but sometimes the most creative and beautiful images…

Getting your work shown

Ever see those questionable photo contest advertisements on social media? As a photographer, I have read through many of the terms of service for submitting your photos and they genuinely worry me. For the purposes of a bit of exposure, you may inadvertently be giving up some of the rights…

Self-portrait challenge (Part 2)

Photography projects come in all shapes and sizes, some are easy, and others require a lot more work than you anticipate on the outset. The toughest photo project I have done to date is a self-portrait, I have attempted this project three times, the first did not yield results that…

Getting the next great shot

The hardest part of being a halfway decent photographer is not getting that one shot, it is getting the next great shot. During the time I was in school learning photography, I met several people who took a great shot – usually on vacation and this one shot was the…

Latest Showing

While my current focus is my Landscapes of the Body project, I do have other series which I am always working on. I have always loved Landscapes photography, and I think this affinity for the rolling hills and natural beauty is a big part of the inspiration for the Landscapes…

Angle of incidence

Whether you shoot portraits, landscapes or product photography, a basic understanding of the Angle of incidence and the law of reflection can help you figure out how to solve many different kinds of lighting problems in your photography. Now, I’m not a physicist, I approach my understanding of topics here…

Set yourself apart

A few years ago I attended a seminar with the incredibly popular wedding photographer David Ziser http://ziser.com/ - the one thing that I took away from that talk was that photography is a very congested field and you must find that one thing that will set your work apart from…
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