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What’s in my Bag #4 – TGL Nicaragua

Tomorrow, I’m heading down to Granada, Nicaragua to co-lead a workshop with my bud, Michael Bonocore through The Giving Lens. This workshop and trip is altogether very different than what I’m used to as our focus will heavily revolve around street and candid portrait photography with the locals. We’ll be working closely with the students of Empowerment International to help …

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Photo Tip: Go Against The Grain

Several years ago, I visited the charming town of Port Townsend in Washington state for the first time. I fell in love immediately with how quaint the area was. It was apparent the second I drove my vehicle off of the ferry that shuttled us over. However, despite its small town charm, the area was really packed with people, especially …

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Better than.

Recently, I came across a blog post from one of my favorite working photographers out there today, David duChemin. The post itself was written in the style and caliber that I’ve come to expect from someone as prolific and in tune as David. On the off chance that you don’t follow David’s work, I strongly recommend you rectify that and …

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Get Simple With Your Photo Compositions

As we bombard our eyes with the vast amount of photography content that is shared out every minute, it can be very easy to lose track of what a meaningful composition may look. The tendency to share “more of more” can lead us to think that cramming as much into the frame as possible will give your viewers more bang …

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Lofoten Dreams

The magic of Norway’s Lofoten Islands lies in the sheer number of places that you can capture its beauty and tranquility. Darting along these interconnected islands is an adventure in and of itself, revealing massive fjords and regal mountain peaks. I have been fortunate enough to visit during its bitterly cold winter season and, most recently, during the summer solstice, where …

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Finding Inspiration in the Abandoned

I’m still in the early stages of winding down from a two week overload of beautiful landscape and nature scenes. Iceland and Norway can do that to you. On top of that, I live 30 minutes away from one of the epicenters of waterfalls in the world. In other words, it would seem that I have no shortage of environments …