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  • What sets one photograph apart from another of the same subject?  Character!  Especially if you are talking about flower photography.  Today I am sharing an article by close-up/macro photographer Mike Moats.  In his article he discusses this very topic and gives us examples of his work ...

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    You are out and set up to take a horizontal picture of a nature scene with your camera.  After getting that shot, you notice that the scene may have a vertical shot as well.  You loosen your ball-head on your tripod and swing your camera and lens down to a vertical position with the ...

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    As a photographer, I would often see pictures on other photographers websites and figured that most every shot they took were keepers.  But I was wrong, they just shoot a lot!  Today's shared article is by Mike Moats and he is discussing this very topic.  Mike's article may just open your eyes ...

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    As most of you, I attended art classes in school through my freshman year of high school.  Teaching us about lines, shapes, and colors, the teachers always encouraged us to use our imagination and create something that our parents would put on their refrigerator.  Then I took a ...

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    Have you ever taken a picture and been disappointed after that not everything you in focus was in focus?  Probably that was because of using the wrong aperture on your lens and having too shallow of depth-of-field. Depth-of-field, a term only used in the photography field.  Basically it...

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    Wildflowers, they look beautiful along the road or a hiking trail in a park, but if they come near our lawns, look out, we throw a fit calling them a pest or weed that need eradicated. The first weekend of May I participated in a wildflower workshop at Caesar Creek State Park in southern ...

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    Have you ever wanted to venture into the world of close-up/macro photography?  Several years ago I started following a photographer named Mike Moats.  His work is wonderful and creative and he loves to help other photographers.  You can visit his website at Tiny Landscapes where you can see his...

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    Taking pictures of small animals can be a daunting task.  Today I want to share an article with you by Anne McKinnell.  She describes what constitutes a small animal, what gear to use, and techniques for getting better pictures.  Take a couple minutes and read "How To Photograph Small Animals."

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    On the evening of February 3, I will be giving my presentation called, “A Photographic Journey of Walborn Reservoir” for the Erie Shores Photography Club in Avon Lake, Ohio. Erie Shores Photography Club (ESPC) originated as a non-profit organization and formed in April 1983. The Club's ...

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    Since this month is extremely busy, I will be sharing other photographer's articles that may be of interest to you, my readers.  Today I am sharing with you a FREE eBook that I came across recently and it is about photographing dragonflies.  Most of the time the dragonflies seem like a ...

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