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Varina gets the Cover of Lightroom Magazine

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Varina's photograph of Metlako Falls in the Columbia River Gorge (Oregon) was chosen for the cover of Lightroom Magazine Issue #7.

Can you Share your Processing Workflow?

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When I speak publicly, I get a lot of questions about how much work I do in post, and how - exactly - I produce a finished image.

The Candid Frame: Interview with Varina Patel

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Varina Patel speaks with Ibarionex Perello about getting started in photography on The Candid Frame.

Getting Ready to Shoot Autumn

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Shooting in autumn is so much fun - I love the inevitable explosion of red and gold as the maples shift into their fall foliage.

Using a Tilt Shift Lens

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Did you know you can use a Tilt Shift Lens to get everything in perfect focus... even with a wide aperture setting?

Shooting on an Overcast Day

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Being a photographer means being adaptable. You won't always get spectacular lighting - and some scenes look great on an over cast days.

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.

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.