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Absinthe: Murder, Mayhem, and Master Painters

#445 Hey everyone, welcome back to another inspiring article! Huge thanks for all of the support, I really appreciate everyone! Today we are going to take a look at something that seemed to mesmerize the master painters of the 1800’s. It’s a magical, black licorice tasting beverage called “Absinthe,” also known as “The Green Fairy.”
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Photography Composition with Cutouts Transforms Landmarks

#389 There’s a rather cheeky british fellow roaming around Europe and creating humorous compositions with his playful cutouts. His name is Rich McCor and you can find his photography on Instagram under the name “paperboyo.” Let’s see some more of his creations and how it relates to mastering composition.

The Simplicity & Beauty of Dynamic Symmetry – Visual Glossary

14/365 “Instinctive art without mental control is bound to fail” Jay Hambidge. Before we go any further, I think we should cover where we are getting the term dynamic symmetry and how the armature of our rectangle was built. I would call Jay Hambidge the grandfather of dynamic symmetry. He writes a book that covers...

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What Happened to Design?

11/365 This brings me to another question. How was all of this design knowledge lost. Ok, some people held onto the profound knowledge passed down to us (major artists of the 1800’s had a strong sense of design…Bouguereau being the best in my opinion), but for the most part it was swept under the rug.
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The Simplified Concept Behind the Rule of Thirds

4/365 I hate to keep bringing up the rule of thirds, but in order to conquer the enemy, we have to understand it thoroughly. The rule of thirds has some ideas (ok, only one idea) wrapped up in it’s theory that I would like to point out….I summarized the definition from everything I found on
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Farewell Hawaii – An Art Film

This video was captured in a few months starting 2013 before my move off of the island. I wanted to capture everything that I would miss about the environment here. This video represents Hawaii through my eyes and what I love about the island. I’ll return to Hawaii someday! Equipment used: Canon EOS 6d Canon
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Quality or Quantity?

Are you interested in quality or quantity? Personally, I favor quality. If I had $100 dollars to spend on chocolate that I could only enjoy once in my life, you wouldn’t find me at Wal-Mart buying the tasteless bulk chocolate from the baking isle. I would seek out the best chocolate I could afford that
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Street Guerrillas Night Photography

Street Guerrillas Night Photography is a new project I am doing with a few other photographers. We are hitting the streets at night to capture the people and things that lurk in the night. If you have seen us, or a business card has led you to this site, please follow the link below. This
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