Photography

Headshots: diversify your face

Headshots: diversify your face

There’s more to great headshots these days than just your head.  You’ve got to engage the imagination if you really want to catch folks’ attention. Case in point: Chris, the proprietor of Panmelodia – an…

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Pictures of pictures

Pictures of pictures

Flat art is just a picture of a picture.  Simple stuff you’d think. Then you try to do it; to translate a flat, two-dimensional rendition of a 3-D scene onto a flat, 2-D film plane. …

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LowePro 400 AW: field ready

LowePro 400 AW: field ready

For those of you out there who have scored the newest Trekker Series backpack from LowePro, welcome to the club.  If you’re anything like me, soon after the excitement of this incredible mould-to-the-body pack normalized,…

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Rainbow Gathering

Rainbow Gathering

Every now and again, when my trapezoids feel like they’re attached to my earlobes, I get this hankering to sprout wings and fly off somewhere.  Last week was definitely one of those times and I…

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Unpacking the VJ Jargon

I’ve been wanting to tackle a request to unpack a few terms from the Visual Journalism Bootcamp “Top 10 Lessons List” for some time, so here goes: Strategic Dissonance (as I understand it) Dissonance, by…

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