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“I can emote”, my long-time friend told me when I explained I wanted to make a portrait that told a story and captured an expression. And she did exactly that. Amazingly, she sat for nearly two hours while I painted her with light over and over until I got this image....

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A Little Wooden Church: Composing a Photograph

Photographers make many decisions for every exposure. Never mind the technical details, let's take a look at composition. When faced with the decision about how much to include or not, what is the "right" answer? There is a little wooden church...

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Wieliczka Salt Mine, Poland

Chapel, Wieliczka Salt Mine, PolandDeep inside the earth, this small chapel was carved from raw salt by the miners. At this UNESCO World Heritage site, the floors, walls, sculptures, even the chandeliers were carved from salt. This image, made without a tripod and...

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So you think it’s a still life . . .

This evocative image contains items from a bygone era when the rotary-dial phone was commonplace and the fastest mode of communication. It also includes a shirt and an old milk bottle with wheat. Although it appears to be a still life, I consider it a type of...

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