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My wife Julie had not touched a “real” camera for over 30 years. In that period of time, much has changed in camera technology since she used her Olympus Film camera. As a ballet dancer and instructor, she was interested in taking photos of dance back in the 1970s and ‘80s. She took two photography courses at a community college where she discovered that she had an exceptional eye for photo composition. But when that Olympus camera was stolen in …

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 …