Nicolesy | Photography and Education 2017-02-12T12:32:43+00:00

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Do Megapixels Matter?

Back in 2009, when I made my living licensing stock imagery, the size (in megapixels) of the images we could license made a difference in our potential for sales. Photos were sold based on how big the [...]

By | July 20th, 2017|1 Comment

The Good Life

Of all of the places I thought I might move to, my home state of Nebraska was not on the list. As a photographer who thoroughly enjoys landscapes, and fell in love with the waterfalls [...]

By | July 11th, 2017|36 Comments

The Inner (Art) Critic

We all have it, the tiny voice inside our head, criticizing our every decision. The smug, egotistical artist inside of us, telling us we're not good enough. Lately this voice has been getting louder; maybe it's trying to [...]

By | May 3rd, 2017|8 Comments

Feeling Blue

From the moment I saw a photo of this blue-painted town—when or where that was I have not the faintest idea—Morocco was added to my travel list. Chefchaouen, a name I couldn’t pronounce properly until a [...]

By | April 18th, 2017|9 Comments

Review: Bumblejax Acrylic Block Prints

It's painful to admit that I don't print enough of my work. I blame it on the lack of wall space in our house (and that my office is almost entirely covered in shelves). :) So when I received an email from Bumblejax asking if I would take a look at one of their products I was intrigued, particularly with the acrylic blocks.

By | March 20th, 2017|0 Comments

The Importance of the Thumbnail

When we share our photos online it's usually our intent that the photo is clicked on and viewed full-screen. Most photos will look beautiful printed and mounted on a wall, but the new normal is that the majority of [...]

By | March 13th, 2017|1 Comment