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Elise Engle

Elise Engle

Elise is totally awesome.

Les Picker is a professional landscape, wildlife and award-winning travel photographer, and a Moab Master photographer for Moab Fine Art Papers. ___ One of the most satisfying aspects of traveling is meeting people from different cultures. Yet, if you asked professional photographers what subject matter is most difficult to capture, most would say people. I’m not speaking of staged professional portraits here. I’m referring to amateur travel photographers who want to capture the essence of the cultures they visit – that …

Who said style has to be expensive? Exercise your DIY skills and treat yourself to a rug worthy of a designer label on a discount-store budget. Here are ten project ideas to get you started. 1. Style, Squared Carpet squares – those samples and scraps found around almost any carpet retailer – are the secret to making a colorful area rug that looks store bought. Call around to find carpet stores with the best deals and selections on carpet squares; $1 …

Were you born in the wrong decade? Are you nostalgic for another time? Me too. Sadly, we can’t go back to the ‘80s. But thanks to Ultrapop, at least our photos can. It’s time to put on your favorite Journey record, snap some pictures in your most stylish Reeboks and jump into the time machine that is Ultrapop. WHAT IS Ultrapop, exactly? Trust me, this isn’t your typical editing app. With Ultrapop, you can add vibrant filters, bright hues and …

It’s not everyday you get the chance to travel to Europe, so wouldn’t you want to make those memories last? Blogger Linda Holt visited Italy last Spring, and thanks to Fracture, she can relive her favorite views every time she sees her wall. We had a chat with her to hear all about her trip, photos and Fracture experience. What do you do for a living? I am an interior designer, design blogger, and photographer. How did you end up …

I’ll admit it – I’ve been needing to up my design game in my home office for awhile now.  The space in the entryway to my office was in dire need of an upgrade. After browsing through some design magazines, I finally found the perfect way to amp up my space. I wanted to create a meditative/reflective space that could also inspire creativity.  By using some calming nature pictures I was able to achieve the look I was hoping for and you can too! Get ready …

Guest Post by Dan Pimentel Back in high school, Oshkosh, Wisconsin photographer Jim Koepnick used the generic exposure guide on the slide film box to set exposures on his Argus C3 camera. He didn’t know at the time that playing around with a few boxes of Kodachrone would lead to hundreds of magazine covers and an uncountable amount of published images. He soon bought a Petri SLR from the J.C. Penney catalog to get involved with interchangeable lenses and flash. …