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Varina and Jay on This Week in Photo #307

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Varina and Jay Patel discuss gear, post-processing workflows and more with Frederick Van Johnson and Topher Martini on This Week in Photo.

Brent Mail with Varina and Jay - Part 2

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Varina and Jay Patel talk with Brent Mail about our differing photographic styles, finding great light on location, and so much more.

Brent Mail with Varina and Jay - Part 1

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Varina and Jay Patel talk with Brent Mail about starting out in photography, shooting RAW or JPG files, and shooting in some cool locations.

How Can I Simplify an Image?

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Simplifying an photo can be difficult, but it starts with choosing a simple subject. Here are some easy to follow tips from Varina Patel.

Goodbye to Winter

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I stood by the window a few weeks ago, watching new snow…

Should I Major in Art in College?

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As a kid who dreamed of being a photographer and a parent who knows that art business is tough Varina will tries to answer this question.

You'll have to get the Black Belt on your own.

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As many of you know, my oldest son received his black belt…

Pay Attention to ME!

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Tips for making a single element stand out in your photographs.…

Light and Layers

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Akaka falls is located just North of Hilo on the Big Island…

Color or Monochrome?

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When I decide to convert an image to monotone, it's usually because…