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January 05, 2019 - Happy New Year Folks! The fun continues... Click for more free blog stuff Limelight Yours truly JHG
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Blog #134 Cathay Camera Club Holiday Dinner

December 13, 2018 - Blog #134 Cathay Camera Club Holiday Dinner Last week I wrote about my experience judging a monthly photo competition...
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Blog #133 Cathay Camera Club

December 08, 2018 - Blog #133 Cathay Camera Club The premier Camera Club in Hong Kong is the Cathay Camera Club [CCC]. Founded in 1982, i...
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Blog #132 The Business of Photography

November 30, 2018 - Blog #132 The Business of Photography So you're thinking of starting a photography company? First you need to real...
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Blog #131 Limelight Limited

November 23, 2018 - Blog #131 Limelight Limited The time has come to double down, put the metal to the metal, burn the candle at both ends.
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Blog #130 Black + White = Travel

November 16, 2018 - Blog #130 Black + White = Travel Who doesn’t love to travel? The sites! The food! The culture and people! Indeed, trave...
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Blog #128 Ektachrome E100: THIS IS JUST A TEST

November 02, 2018 - Blog #128 Ektachrome E100: THIS IS JUST A TEST As a confessed film junkie, I’ve already shot and developed two rolls of...
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Blog #127 Camera Crazy

October 26, 2018 - Blog #127 Camera Crazy I’m pecking the keys for this blog post on the autumnal equinox. This is the date on the calen...
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Blog #126 How to use post processing to achieve your vision

October 12, 2018 - Blog #126 How to use post processing to achieve your vision Post processing images can be a controversial topic. The...
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Blog #125 Photography is about…

October 05, 2018 - Blog #125 Photography is about… How would you finish this sentence? Is photography about the camera? gear? personal g...
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Blog #124 Magnum’s HOME

September 28, 2018 - Blog #124 Magnum’s HOME Early September, the Magnum HOME exhibit came to the Hong Kong Arts Centre. Of course I went...
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Blog #123 Social Documentary

September 21, 2018 - Blog #123 Social Documentary What is social documentary in photography? Is it a thing? I mean isn’t it just high brow...
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Blog #122 What’s Your Hunting Strategy?

September 14, 2018 - Blog #122 What’s Your Hunting Strategy? In last week’s blog, I shared a number of self-improvement strategies for pho...
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Blog #121 What’s You’re Self Improvement Strategy?

September 07, 2018 - Blog #121 What’s You’re Self Improvement Strategy? Do you consider yourself a lifetime learner, a perpetual student?...
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Blog #120 Hybrids

August 31, 2018 - Blog #120 Hybrids In the last Blog #119 titled Combinations, I presented ten “winning” combinations in terms of gear...
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Blog #119 Combinations

August 24, 2018 - Blog #119 Combinations In thinking about making art, and the tools needed to do so, there are just a few albeit criti...
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Blog #118 Catching The Stars

August 17, 2018 - Blog #118 Catching the Stars I’ve recently returned from an absolutely amazing trip to Kitt Peak National Observatory,...
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Blog #116 Shoot For Your Health

June 29, 2018 - Blog #116 Shoot For Your Health Our beloved passion and preferred art form has its risks. The lure and expense of tha...
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Blog #115 High Contrast

June 22, 2018 - Blog #115 High Contrast In this week’s blog post I want to share some thoughts about contrast in image making, namely...
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Blog #114 Teaching [Primary] Students to Shoot Film

June 02, 2018 - Blog #114 Teaching [Primary] Students to Shoot Film Many of us are blessed and lucky to have caring and enthusiastic...
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Blog #113 Umbrella [Series]

May 22, 2018 - Blog #113 Umbrella [Series] Umbrellas are a common site in Asian cities such as Hong Kong. Umbrellas are used to bloc...
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Blog #112 Wish You Were Here

May 18, 2018 - Blog #112 Wish You Were Here The epic Pink Floyd Album and song from 1975 Wish You Were Here leads me to my next poin...
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Blog #111 Change Your POV

May 18, 2018 - Blog #111 Change Your POV Just like pictures on the wall, we are accustomed to viewing images that were made from eye...
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Blog #110 Bikes [Series]

May 12, 2018 - Blog #110 Bikes [Series] In this week’s blog, I will share another series that I’ve been working on. I must admit my ad...
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Blog #109 Architectural Photography

May 11, 2018 - Blog #109 Architectural Photography Architecture includes any structure made by a person. Buildings are beautiful! Arch...
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Blog #108 Photography Quotes Part 3

May 04, 2018 - Blog #108 Photography Quotes Part 3 In this week’s blog I will post a small collection of quotations from life and phot...
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Blog #107 TAX!

April 27, 2018 - Blog #107 TAX! Hong Kong is the best city in the world to get around in. Public transportation is excellent. Massive do...
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Blog #106 The Shadow Side

April 20, 2018 - Blog #106 The Shadow Side In my last blog post, I confessed my obsession with series. These are mere collections of ima...
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Blog #105 Signs, Signs, Everywhere a Sign

April 20, 2018 - Blog #105 Signs, Signs, Everywhere a Sign “ Signs, signs, everywhere a sign …” went the the song by Canadian group...
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Blog #104 Night Vision (at 3200 ISO)

April 13, 2018 - Blog #104 Night Vision (at 3200 ISO) When the sun hangs low and the golden hour has passed, you have about one more h...
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Blog #103 Go Take a Hike

April 12, 2018 - Blog #103 Go Take a Hike There is a practice in Japan known as forest bathing. Essentially, the Japanese have discove...
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Blog #102 Film Glorious Film!

April 06, 2018 - Blog #102 Film Glorious Film! In Charles Dickens epic novel, A Tale of Two Cities (1859) he begins, “It was the best o...
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Blog #101 Alexander Rodchenko @ F11 Photo Museum

April 05, 2018 - Blog #101 Alexander Rodchenko @ F11 Photo Museum Alexander Rodchenko was born in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1891. After...
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Blog #100! #ShootFilmNotBullets

March 31, 2018 - Blog #100! #ShootFilmNotBullets Wow! I’ve reached 100! If you are reading this then you might have been riding this c...
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Blog #99 High-Key

March 30, 2018 - Blog #99 High-Key There are many techniques involved in making images. You can use various films, papers, screens, and...
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Blog #98 You better WORK!

March 27, 2018 - Blog #98 You better WORK! Last month, I hosted a workshop in collaboration with six members of a local photography walk...
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Blog #97 Job Description: Photographer

March 24, 2018 - Blog #97 Job Description: Photographer You have just been hired! You have one job to do. Show up early, make stunning p...
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Blog #96 What's your :DEFAULT:?

March 23, 2018 - Blog #96 What’s your:DEFAULT:? Most photographers whether you are just starting out, a hobbyist, proper amateur, or a p...
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Blog #95 Red

March 16, 2018 - Blog #95 RED It might seem awkward to blog about a single color but there are some facts about color and specifically...
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Blog #94 The Stone That The Builder Refused

March 10, 2018 - Blog #94 The Stone That The Builder Refused You love photography just like me. You wear a camera. You shoot professiona...
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Blog #93 Photographic Technique

March 09, 2018 - Blog #93 Photographic Technique Here’s some food for thought while working on photography projects. Think of the foll...
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Blog #91 Blah, Blah, Blog.

February 08, 2018 - Blog #91 Blah, Blah, Blog. WTF? No, I’m not starting this week’s blog with a rant. Rather, as I’m approaching my 100th...
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Blog #90 Restrictions, Revisited.

February 04, 2018 - Blog #90 Restrictions, Revisited. So photographer friends Mike & Kirill and I decided to start another one year project...
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Blog #89 Branding

January 26, 2018 - Blog #89 Branding Back in the day, a photographer simply needed to make images, and give them to a newspaper or magazin...
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Blog #88 Photo Contests: To Judge or To Be Judged?

January 22, 2018 - Blog #88 Photo Contests: To Judge or be Judged? Photography is a funny business. Countless aspiring artists are throwin...
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Blog #86 Cycles

January 06, 2018 - Blog #86 Cycles Happy New Year! It’s “that” time of year, again. The holidays are over. New Year’s resolutions have be...
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Blog #85 [CAM/O]

December 04, 2017 - Blog #85 [CAM/O] For some reason recently I’ve been putting [brackets] on everything such as file names, titles, and fo...
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Blog #82 The Purpose of Art

November 15, 2017 - Blog #82 The Purpose of Art What is the purpose of art? Does life imitate art or does art imitate life? What is the fun...
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Blog #81 Talent is Nothing

November 03, 2017 - Blog #81 Talent is Nothing In this week’s blog post, I would like to address the topic of talent. Every once in a whi...
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Blog #80 Give it Away, Give it Away, Give it Away, Now

October 23, 2017 - Blog #80 Give it Away, Give it Away, Give it Away, Now What I've got you've got to give it to your mamma What I've g...
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Blog #79 Black & White vs. Color, Revisited.

October 20, 2017 - Blog #79 Black & White vs. Color, Revisited. The subject of black and white or colour has been a lively topic since t...
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Blog #78 How Do You Make Better Pictures?

October 15, 2017 - Blog #78 How Do You Make Better Pictures? There are many many options out there for those who aim to improve their phot...
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Blog #77 Make it Then Break it

September 23, 2017 - Blog #77 Make it Then Break it I’ve been blogging about creativity, the creative process, education, and many other t...
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Blog #76 Shoot What You Know

September 17, 2017 - Blog #76 Shoot What You Know Photography blogs and blogs talk a lot about projects and series. In fact, I have written...
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Blog #75 Greatness vs. Talent

September 14, 2017 - Blog #75 Greatness vs. Talent In the last blog I typed about education in photography for the purpose of improvement. T...
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Blog #74 Keep on Keepin’ On

September 01, 2017 - Blog #74 Keep on Keepin’ On Learning is not the goal of life, it IS life, someone very clever once said. A post in a ph...
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Blog #73 S-L-O-W  P-H-O-T-O-G-R-A-P-H-Y [SHOOTING THE LEICA G (IIIA)]

August 31, 2017 - Blog #73 S-L-O-W P-H-O-T-O-G-R-A-P-H-Y [SHOOTING THE LEICA G (IIIA)] Photography [and creativity] runs in families…ap...
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Blog #72 Living the Creative Life

August 25, 2017 - Blog #72 Living the Creative Life The creative life is definitely the road less travelled by as might be described by p...
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Blog #71 Working Creatively

August 17, 2017 - Blog #71 Working Creatively Ever since I took a black and white film photography class in high school, I loved making p...
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Blog #70 Photography “Quotations” Part 2

August 13, 2017 - If you’re like me, you read a lot [I read everything!] and you enjoy the random quotation that floats across your field...
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Blog #69 On Restrictions

August 10, 2017 - Restrictions in creatively can be a good thing that actually facilitates and improves the creative process. But how? Fi...
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Blog #67 Risks, Rules, & Restrictions

July 22, 2017 - Blog #67 Risks, Rules, & Restrictions A formal education in art and design that includes image making will expose one t...
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Blog #66 The Photographer’s Ethical Responsibility to Photography

July 15, 2017 - Blog #66 The Photographer’s Ethical Responsibility to Photography Ethics related to photography usually involves the re...
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Blog #64 Summer is for More Travel (Miami)

July 10, 2017 - Blog #64 Summer is for More Travel (Miami) In the second of a series of three blog posts on travel. The previous post w...
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Blog #63 Summer is for Travel (Denver)

July 09, 2017 - Blog #63 Summer is for Travel (Denver) As mentioned in the previous blog post, this is first of a triple series, Summer...
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Blog #62 Shooting [from] A Plane

July 03, 2017 - Blog #62 Shooting (from) A Plane July 4th is the unofficial start of summer in the USA. In Hong Kong, 1 July is HKSAR E...
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Blog #61 On Assignment

July 03, 2017 - Blog #61 On Assignment All creatives in various fields face similar challenges. As photographers, to continue to create...
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Special Workshop Announcement

June 28, 2017 - *Special Street Photography HK Workshop Announcement* Please e-mail me payment receipt and/or questions. Lunch Include...
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Blog #57 Under the Influence

May 22, 2017 - Blog #57 Under the Influence I have a lot to be thankful for. My mother went to RISD was and still is a fine artist. Sh...
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Blog #56 Zeitgeist: The Sign of the Times

May 15, 2017 - Blog #56 Zeitgeist: The Sign of the Times One of my most favorite words is zeitgeist. It means spirit of the times from...
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Blog #55 Back to Basics: Extreme [Extremity] Photography Part 3

May 13, 2017 - Blog #55 Back to Basics: Extreme [Extremity] Photography Part 3 The last two blog entries are titled, Extreme [Extremit...
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Blog #54 Extreme [Extremity] Photography Part 2

May 08, 2017 - Blog #54 Extreme [Extremity] Photography Part 2 In last's week's blog, I wrote about a simple idea. Namely, the process...
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Blog #52 Marc Levoy’s 18 Lectures on Digital Photography

April 28, 2017 - Photography is fun! Learning about how to make pictures and the underlying principles about how it all works can be equa...
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Blog #51 Shooting People, Especially Children

April 24, 2017 - Blog #51 Shooting People, Especially Children. In this week’s post, I will describe the practice of shooting people, es...
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Blog #49 Experiment During Travel

April 16, 2017 - Blog # 49 Experiment During Travel Travel photography is practically it’s own genre with countless tomes of information...
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Bog #47 Composition, Composition, and More Composition

March 08, 2017 - Blog #47 Composition, Composition, & More Composition Composition as it relates to photography is best described as a v...
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Blog # 46 What Makes Art Worthy?

February 27, 2017 - Blog #46 What Makes Art Worthy? The topic of what makes art worthy, can be a controversial but relevant topic. Worthy o...
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Blog #45 Getting Intimate with Your Subject

January 23, 2017 - Blog #45 Getting Intimate with Your Subject Now that I have your attention, I would like to encourage you to make image...
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Blog #44 Juxtaposition & Humour in Photography

January 11, 2017 - Blog #44 Juxtaposition & Humour in photography Happy New Year! Welcome back to my blog. I’m starting off this new year...
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Blog #43 That Crazy Monkey

December 12, 2016 - Blog #43 That Crazy Monkey 2016 was the Year of the Monkey according to the Chinese Lunar Calendar. Monkeys can be q...
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Blog #39 Drawing with Light and Words

November 13, 2016 - Blog #39 Drawing with Light and Words For this week’s blog I’m reflecting about writing about photography. The politica...
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Blog #37 Ready, Set, Goal!

October 31, 2016 - Blog #37 Ready, Set, Goal! Based on the title of this week’s blog entry, you can probably tell that the topic of the...
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Blog #36 Creative “Constraint”

October 24, 2016 - Blog #36 Creative “Constraint” Most photographers appreciate the complexity and engineering that goes into a fine cam...
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Blog #32 Experimentation in Photography: Report #1 Comparison: Four Conditions using 400TX

September 14, 2016 - Blog # 32 Experimentation in Photography: Report #1 Comparison: Four Conditions using 400TX The concept of experiment...
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Blog #31 Photography Quotations

September 05, 2016 - Blog#31 Photography Quotations This week's blog post will include a list of quotations that I have collected over the y...
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Blog #29 Experimentation in Photography

August 22, 2016 - Blog #29 Experimentation in Photography From the moment that we come into the world, we experiment. Babies cry until...
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Blog #25 Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark[room].

June 22, 2016 - Blog #25 Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark[room]. In previous blogs posts, I have discussed the Photography Club that colle...
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Blog #23 Go to the Show

June 07, 2016 - Blog #23 Go to the Show In this week’s blog, I want to share a few recent experiences in the form of photography exhi...
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Blog #18 Criticizing Photographs or Beyond the "Like"

March 14, 2016 - Blog #18. Criticizing Photographs or Beyond the "Like". Most people in the "first world" and many others use social medi...
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BLOG # 16 SPECIAL EDITION 2016: PROJECT 365 COMPLETE!

January 09, 2016 - BLOG # 16 SPECIAL EDITION 2016: PROJECT 365 COMPLETE! First Day of being finished with Project 365. I am going through...
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Blog #10 Self Improvement, Formal Study in Photography Part 2

September 07, 2015 - Blog #10. This is part 2 of another part with the same name. For Part 1 Please go here: http://jeremyhgreenberg.zenfolio...
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Blog #9 Photography Books

August 31, 2015 - Blog #9 is on Photography Books. Eric Kim who I have discussed previously is very quotable. One of his best quotes is so...
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Blog #7 Self Improvement or How to Make Mind-Blowing Images

August 17, 2015 - Blog #7. Self Improvement or How to Make Mind-Blowing Images In any photographer's life or in any creative career path...
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