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  • Shallow vs Deep DOF: Storytelling in Photography
    #503 Welcome back everyone, thanks for joining in today! I appreciate all of the amazing support! We’re going to be looking at depth of field and how your f/stop can help or hinder your storytelling. This article is great for beginners or professionals because it’s widely being taught that bokeh is a necessity, rather than […]

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The Masterful Design Techniques of Martine Franck [Cartier-Bresson]

#490 How’s everyone doing today? I hope you’re doing well! Thanks for the awesome support, I appreciate it tons! 😀 Today we are going to dig deep into the masterful design techniques of Martine Franck in a two-part video. Martine was a very talented photographer, and the second wife of Henri Cartier-Bresson (see #460). When you’re in
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Mastering Composition to Get More Keepers – P.O.V. Black and White Street Photography

#439 Hey everyone, welcome back! Huge thanks for all of the continued support. A year has gone by since the last video “Mastering Composition to Get More Keepers,” so I’m excited to bring you this black and white follow-up. I’ve packed it full of excellent tips and design techniques, which can be applied to many
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Garry Winogrand and His Photography Compositions

#402 Hello to all of the artists out there, welcome back! Thanks for all of the amazing support with everything, I really appreciate it! Today we are going to take a look at a well known photographer by the name of Garry Winogrand. He was one of the most prolific shooters to ever roam the...

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The Fading Giants of Magnum Photos

#379 Where will these masters of Magnum Photos be in 20 years? Well, most of them will be 80-90, a bit old to be hunting in the streets with squeaky joints and a heavy camera. I’m guessing most of them will be retired or passed away unfortunately. Now’s the time to learn from them or meet them
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40 Street Photography Tips from Brutal Self Critiquing – Part II

#373 Welcome back to the second part of the article, where I beat myself up when looking at my street photography. But it’s all good, as they say.  I’m learning tons and I want to keep refining my craft…something every artist should strive for. Oh, and to make it fair, I wanted to make this...

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Eugene Romain Thirion – ANALYZED PAINTING

362/365 Today we have a look at this interestingly violent painting of “Perseus and the Head of Medusa” by Eugene Romain Thirion. He’s another master painter who knew about the techniques of design. Let’s take a look at how he uses the, now, lost techniques of visual communication to create his masterpiece....

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Joel Meyerowitz Photography – The Street is Delicious

312/365 Welcome back everyone! Today we have some great inspiration from 76 year old Street Photographer Joel Meyerowitz. That last name is a bit tough to pronounce, but just keep sounding it out. He’s been shooting color photography since the early 60’s, so he’s got plenty of excellent images, guidance, and even some great videos to...

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Silver Printing: Method vs Imagery

307/365 The other day I had a elder photographer say that collectors are more interested in the vintage, oldschool traditions of silver print as opposed to digital. But if that’s all they are interested in, aren’t they missing the point? Doesn’t the image have to be beautifully composed and speak to you in a certain way?...

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Look at that Camera, You’re Not a Serious Photographer

301/365 I had a beginner photographer tell me a story of how their photography instructor didn’t take them seriously because they were using an olympus dslr camera. He shoots with a Canon 5D Mark III, so he must take way better pictures right? Not only did the instructor discourage his student, when he’s suppose to be
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Ansel Adams: Love for Music, Photography, and Life

293/365 Here is a great documentary about Ansel Adams that is worth sharing with everyone. It tells us about his awkward childhood, his first love, his passion for music and photography, and his ground breaking discovery. I’ll also provide plenty of examples of his work and some commentary as well. Get to know this artist...

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