Photo Inspiration for the New Year

Are you looking for some photo inspiration for the new year? Doing a Project 365 is a great way to practice your photography and have doing it. Have you ever heard of Project 365? It’s a commitment that you make…

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Watercolor Photographs

I recently started taking a watercolor painting class. I have always loved watercolors over oil or even acrylic because I favor a looser more abstract look over realism. This is very evident in most of my latest photographic work. I…

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Looking for Photographic Inspiration

The Maine landscape is getting duller by the day. The leaves are turning brown and falling at a rapid rate – especially on this very windy day. At times, I look outside and feel sad that the colorful scenery is…

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Playing With Macro

I’ve owned a macro lens for many years and never used it. In fact, I sold my first one because I was tired of storing it and never thought I would make good use of it. I’m pretty sure that…

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Looking for Art in Unexpected Places

Sometimes you really can find art in the most unexpected places. During the recent Art is Everywhere photography workshop my participants proved it. Rather than visiting the Midcoast’s most beautiful spots, we spent time in some rather unusual places including,…

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Finding Artistic Photos Under Foot

Did you know that we are walking all over art all day long? Let’s not forget that Art is Everywhere and that includes right on the ground. Sometimes we just forget to look down. I hate to admit this, but…

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In-Camera Photography Abstracts

Lately, I’ve been really drawn to photography abstracts. I yearn to be able to create abstracts with a paintbrush and maybe someday I will be able to, but in the meantime I’m practicing making better abstracts right in my camera. The…

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Making Digital Abstract Photos Using Panning

Lately I’m obsessed with abstract art and making digital abstract photos. When I walk through galleries it’s the abstracts that I seem to gravitate to. I’m not sure why, but I suspect it’s because I feel that I may have…

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