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Food Photography Book Giveaway!

Starting today, I am teaming up with Peachpit to give away five copies of my brand-new book, Food Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots (2nd Edition)! Read this post for more information [...]
By |September 14th, 2015|0 Comments
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Photographing Mount Rainier with the Fuji X-T1

A few weeks ago I decided to take a short trip to Mount Rainier. The last time I was in the park was in 2012, but now that I live about three hours away […]

By |September 12th, 2015|10 Comments
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The 5DayDeal Is Back!

It's that time again for the BIGGEST photography bundle sale of the year! I've been participating in the 5DayDeal since the beginning, and have to say that this is the best deal you can get for educational photography products. [...]
By |September 10th, 2015|0 Comments
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Embracing Your Competition

If you are in business, especially if you are self-employed, odds are that you aren’t the only person trying to make money in your field of work. Whether you are a wedding […]

By |September 7th, 2015|3 Comments
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#StayOutThere Wrap-Up and Giveaway Winner

The 10-Day #StayOutThere Challenge is over, and I have to say I had a lot of fun watching all of your entries pour through. I’ve posted some of my favorites at the […]

By |September 4th, 2015|0 Comments
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The Guilty Photographer

We have all lived this moment in our lives. When the dust starts to settle on your camera, or you haven’t unpacked your gear from that photo-shoot you did one month ago. And […]

By |September 4th, 2015|2 Comments
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Keep Sharing Your #StayOutThere Photos!

On Monday I announced the start of a fun photography challenge, the "10-Day #StayOutThere Challenge". Today is "Day 4", so we still have 6 days left to go, so I wanted to share some of the beautiful photos I have seen along the way! You guys and gals are doing a great job, keep it up :)
By |August 27th, 2015|2 Comments
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Are Female Photographers Underrepresented?

My husband, Brian Matiash, and I are both full-time self-employed photographers (or, to be more accurate, photo-educators). Yet we have completely separate businesses, separate websites, and we do a lot of our own individual travel [...]
By |August 26th, 2015|37 Comments
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10-Day #StayOutThere Challenge

As you may already know, I recently partnered with Adobe, and today is the very first day of a 10-Day photography challenge! I would like to encourage and inspire you to get out […]

By |August 24th, 2015|16 Comments
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Reflection Lake at Mount Rainier National Park

As I write this, I’m sitting in my hotel room, plotting my sunset adventure for my last night in Mount Rainier National Park. I’ve been here a few times already, the first […]

By |August 19th, 2015|1 Comment
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Hands-on Review: Kashmir UL by f-stop

When it comes to hauling camera gear on my back to photograph landscapes, as well as while traveling, my bag of choice will almost always come from f-stop. They have a collection of very well-made […]

By |August 11th, 2015|14 Comments
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Now Shipping! Food Photography: Second Edition

My newest book is now shipping! In 2010, I wrote the first edition of this book. At the time, there were only a handful of books about food photography, and I wanted to make an easy-to-understand guide for users of all levels [...]
By |August 3rd, 2015|1 Comment