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Letting the Mind Wander

Letting the Mind Wander

When practicing photography it isn’t always easy to compose and capture great images that are uniquely yours. Of course you will need good light and interesting subjects, but this isn’t the whole story.

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Learning from Bad Photography

Learning from Bad Photography

It is important to fail. We all have taken bad images before. Everybody has done something cringe-worthy in their processing one time or another. Nobody has a perfect portfolio of images that they love from years prior.

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Shapes and Patterns in Landscapes

Shapes and Patterns in Landscapes

 It is always fun to challenge the eye. It helps us to become better photographers while also appreciating composition and art even more. A fun yet-simple idea is to think about and use shapes and patterns in your photography!

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Learning Through Failures

Learning Through Failures

 I have tried and failed in a lot of ways while practicing photography. Some have been more intense than others. I have made some more public mistakes and many more that nobody has seen!

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Photography's Influence on History

Photography's Influence on History

When people look at the imagery produced today it will surely not be with the same viewpoint we have today. The world is ever changing and the landscapes we love to photograph will likely appear very different.

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Finding Oneself in Landscapes

Finding Oneself in Landscapes

When starting out shooting landscapes it is easy to get lost in the noise of it all. You can make a lot of progress in the technical side of photography, but the images you shoot start to lose a sense of originality, inspiration, and feeling like they are your own.

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Trophy Hunting and Stamp Collecting in Photography

Trophy Hunting and Stamp Collecting in Photography

When starting out in photography I believed I needed to shoot something big, identifiable, and popular. I would travel vast distances to photograph something that had been shot hundreds of times before because it had a formula I could follow. A prescription for the prefect landscape photograph.

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