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Negative Space

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I am a firm believer in the importance of Negative Space.…
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Searching for Macro Subjects

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How do you find your macro subjects? This tiny waterfall was no less beautiful for not calling attention to itself.
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Quick Black and White Conversion

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When Varina Patel converts an image to B&W, she usually uses Nik Silver Efex Pro. Here's a video that shows how she converted this photo.
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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.
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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…
Hakalau - Big Island - Hawai'i, USA

Pay Attention to ME!

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Tips for making a single element stand out in your photographs.…
Akaka Falls - Big Island - Hawaii, USA

Light and Layers

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Akaka falls is located just North of Hilo on the Big Island…
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LOOK Before you Shoot.

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I know. That seems obvious. As a pro, you'd think I'd know…
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How to Choose the Right White Balance

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I've said it before and I'll say it again - color balance…
Sandy Beach, Oahu - Hawai'i, USA

Shooting the Moon at Twilight

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The moon is a gorgeous subject, but it can be tough to get…