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Cinematic Test Shots with the Sony A6500 and Mavic Pro Drone

#451 Hey everyone, welcome back and a huge thanks for everything! I appreciate all of your support so much! I’m excited to share this new video of some cinematic test shots I took with the Sony A6500, Mavic Pro Drone, Zhiyun Crane, and the ThiEYE T5e. These names might seem new to some of you,
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Book, Video, and Membership Giveaway by Canon of Design – **ENDED**

Hey everyone, I’m excited to announce a huge giveaway! This is my way of saying thank you for all of the continued support. I couldn’t be doing this without you! Check out the details below and be sure to enter to win. Share this with your artistic friends, there’s plenty of freebies to go around!

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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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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Mastering Composition: Analyzing Art Books with Tracing Paper

#427 Hey everyone, welcome back! I’m excited to bring you my first video tutorial in a long while. My goal for 2017 is to do more of these videos, so get excited! Today we are going to look at the way we can keep our skills sharp by analyzing art books with tracing paper. It’s...

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Bresson’s Most Misconceived Quote

#414 Hello to all of you amazing Master Pass members, welcome back! Huge thanks and appreciation for all of the continued support! Today we are going to take a closer look at Henri Cartier-Bresson’s most misconceived quote. It relates to the ever popular concept of “working the scene,” which I think serves a purpose at times,...

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Gustav Klimt Using Dynamic Symmetry, Color, and Patterns

#404 Welcome back everyone, thanks for all of the continued support! Today I wanted to share a recent dynamic symmetry discovery with you. This was going to be an article covering Gustav Klimt’s paintings, and a few great quotes, but now it’s much more than that. He was an immensely talented artist and draftsman who just earned...

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Mastering Composition to Get More Keepers in Street Photography

#399 Mastering composition is the best way to get more keepers in your street photography. That makes sense right? If you know how to make a visually pleasing image, then you can discipline yourself to capture the remarkable photos that tell a story. Heck, you might even be able to ease up on that trigger
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10 Myths About the Rule of Thirds – Master Composition Without It!

#396 Hey everyone, welcome back! Thanks for all of the support so far with the blog and videos. Today I’m sharing a new video with the world. A video that tries to bring attention to the myths about the rule of thirds floating around out there on the internet. In my opinion, artists could master
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Losing a Hard Drive Full of Photos was Gut Wrenching

#392 There’s nothing more gut wrenching than losing a hard drive full of precious photographs and memorabilia you’ve collected throughout the years. It would most likely be less painful if your arm was slowly chopped off with a butter knife. Today we’re going to look at the damage of losing two massive hard drives, and saving
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