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An Ode to Negative Space

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I am a dreamer. An artist. A mother. A reader. A wanderer. And a lover of negative space.

Assignment: Blurring the Line

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How many ways can you create blur in the photograph? Here are tips and ideas for using blur to create compelling images.
Fine Art Photography by Jay Patel

The New SmugMug

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The New SmugMug is here, and the upgrade was completely painless. We had our new sites up in minutes - and we didn't have to write any code!

Shooting for the Cover

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How do you go about getting a cover-worthy photo? Here are a few quick tips for getting that great cover shot.

Landscape Photography: Maximizing Sales Potential

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Over the past several years, we’ve learned to maximize the potential of landscape photographs. Here are a few tips for making sales.

Nine Mile Pond - Everglades, Florida

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Nine Mile Pond is located in Everglades National Park. There's a parking lot right off the main road, and access is easy.

Negative Space

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I am a firm believer in the importance of Negative Space.…

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.

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.

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.