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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. [...]

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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 photographer or provide [...]

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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 bottom of this [...]

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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 don't think the "pros" [...]

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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 :)

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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 [...]

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Win One Year of the Adobe CC Photography plan!

My friends at Adobe have provided me with one full year of the Adobe Photography CC plan to give away on my blog! The winner will receive a full year of Photoshop CC and Lightroom CC, and will also get the added benefit of using Lightroom for mobile, Adobe Mix, Adobe Slate, and Adobe Voice. [...]

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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 there with your [...]

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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 back in 2009 [...]

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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 camera bags for [...]

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