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4 Reasons Why Photos Are Meant To Be Shared

Carolyn Hutchins is a Floridian, landscape photographer, adventure seeker, and conservationist in Kissimmee, FL. Follow her on twitter here. Hi there, my name is Carolyn! I am a photographer and I print my pictures. It doesn’t matter if you call yourself a “professional” photographer or not, we all love taking photos. While there are many reasons we do so, one thing is constant; photographs are meant to be shared. 1. Digital Only Goes So Far Sometimes it’s easy to forget that …

Professional Photography: How to Shoot for Advertising

Dan Pimentel has been a professional photographer since 1979. Specializing in journalism and advertising, he is a freelance author for seven major national aviation magazines. His Airplanista Aviation Blog has been published since 2005. Pimental’s professional photo galleries are found here. He is very active on Twitter as @Av8rdan. Advertising: it is around us every day. It asks us to buy something, go somewhere, or become someone’s customer. In our hyper-connected world, we see advertising images everywhere we look. Most never make it into …

11 Thoughtful and Unique Photo Gift Ideas

Deck the walls with fabulous photos, fa la la la la la la la la. Time to go from drab to fab this holiday season and become the ultimate gift giver. Toss away the cuff links, ties, and ugly sweaters and pick up our brand spankin’ new personalized photo gift guide. This guide will transform your favorite pictures into unique and thoughtful gifts. Ready your credit cards, set up the gift wrap, and SHOP! 1. Snow Globes $6.69 Nothing says Christmas …

Photo App Review: Golden Hour One

Have you ever wondered what the perfect time of day to capture that perfect shot is? Ever wished that you could have had someone tell you when that time was? Well have no fear, Golden Hour One is here! What is the “Golden Hour”?  The golden hour is one of the most exciting situations for photographers. Essentially, it is the period of time after sunrise or before sunset where light is softer and more saturated than midday. Whether you’re capturing landscape or …

Get Some Perspective: Shoot High, Shoot Low

Les Picker is a professional landscape, wildlife and award-winning travel photographer, and a Moab Master photographer for Moab Fine Art Papers. Picker frequently contributes photography tips and tricks to the Fracture blog, and today he speaks on the importance of perspective.  I don’t mean to be sarcastic… no, I take that back. I do mean to be sarcastic. Here goes. There is no rule that says you must hold your camera at eye level, in a standing position, with the camera …

Perseverance is the Key to More Powerful Photography

Les Picker is a professional landscape, wildlife and award-winning travel photographer, and a Moab Master photographer for Moab Fine Art Papers. This month, we are going behind the lens with Picker as he tells the story of finding the perfect shot in the Alaskan wilderness.  I captured this image in Alaska, but the back story of how I got this image is what I think will be of interest to photographers. Moral of this story: perseverance matters. I was in Canada’s Yukon …