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The Future of Photography: Thoughts on the Impact of Free Photos

How do free photos impact photography?

We didn’t start Unsplash to reinvent an industry. We started Unsplash because we thought it might be useful. Unsplash is a community where anyone can share

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Pro Photographers with Amateur Gear vs. an Amateur with Pro Gear

Loved watching this video about how important it is for what is behind the camera–you.

The photographers at Mango Street wanted to show that it generally takes more than “pro” camera gear to shoot “pro” photos, so they decided to do a shootou

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Handheld Milky Way imaging with the OM-D E-M1 MkII (by Jonathan Usher)

If you never considered a micro 4/3 mirrorless camera due to the small sensor size, think again. This sweet shot of the Milky Way by Jonathan Usher was captured hand held.Source: Handheld Milky Way imaging with the OM-D E-M1 MkII (by Jonathan Usher)

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Don’t Forget to Tell a Story

Oh, and don’t forget to tell a story.

It’s easy to obsess over gear. We all love new toys, and it’s natural to lust over that hot new mirrorless camera or convince yourself that a lens upgrade

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5 Tips for When You Feel Inadequate as a Photographer

What to do as a photographer when you just feel you’re not cutting it. What do you do when you feel inadequate as a photographer, like an imposter? Read and follow these tips to help you get back on track!

Source: 5 Tips for When You Feel Inadequate as a Photographer

Confused by How the “Exposure Triangle” Works? It Just Takes Some Kool-Aid to Understand (VIDEO)

Kool-aid shows us how a exposure works.If you were befuddled by a description of the “Exposure Triangle” in your first photography class, you’re not alone. This relatively simple concept can be a bit difficult to explain; unless, that is, the instructor has some red Kool-Aid and a few glasses handy.

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The Battle is Over: My Micro 4/3 Camera Outsold my Full-Frame DSLR

Is your full frame that much better than an entry level camera?

The battle is over, and full frame cameras have lost the race. Here’s why. I’ve been selling photos through a high end stock agency for the last two years.

Source: The Battle is Over: My Micro 4/3 Camera Outsold my Full-Frame DSLR

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10 Ways to Become a Better Landscape Photographer in the Next Year

Albert Dros gives us some wise advice for becoming a better landscape photographer in 2017.

As each new year approaches, people usually start thinking about what they can do better or improve in the new year. As a professional landscape photograph

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Instagram can help you become full time photographer. Here’s how – DIY Photography

Want to become a pro photographer? Look to Instagram.A few people requested an in-depth post on how to grow your instagram. Here’s how I grew my instagram account without using any online services. Before I dive in, this is purely my workflow and there is no secret App that will make you gain thousands of followers over night nor is this going to be […]

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Legends of Fall

Colorado and Wyoming are beautiful in the Fall but the season is very short lived. Go out for picture taking and miss the golden Aspens by a week and the trees will be barren. I was lucky enough to catch the last of the season near the Colorado Wyoming border. Enjoy the images.

~Chuckie

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