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Learn Photo Editing in Two Minutes

Each time I complete a First Horizon or Masterclass program, we provide our students with a list of excellent online and classroom instructors. These teachers put their students first and deliver valuable ‘how to,’ and inspirational lessons that will help our National Park Photography Exhibition

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How Will a Portfolio Review Improve my Photography?

A Fool-Proof Guide to Portfolio Reviews Photo: Nick Fewings What is a Portfolio Review? Portfolio Reviews are powerful learning experiences that will help you discover flaws in your work, positive paths that your work may be on, and reveal undiscovered theme possibilities.  There are several

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Canyonlands National Park

“Elsewhere the sky is the roof of the world; but here the earth was the floor of the sky.” Willa Cather Tweet Willa Cather’s quote depicts the theme we pursue in the Canyonlands National Park. The endless canyons, towering mesas, pinnacles, cliffs, and spires stretching

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Five Essential Photography Books For the Self-Taught Creative

Must-Have Print Resources For Photographers One of the most valuable educational and motivational tools for any aspiring creative is a trusted collection of photography books. Jonathan Borba However, in today’s digital age, printed books are often seen as cumbersome when compared to devices capable of

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How to Read a Histogram: Your Camera Explained

I often find myself faced with a puzzled look whenever I ask one of my students —or even professional photographers— “What does your histogram look like”. Almost everyone who has taken a photograph in the digital age has seen these mysterious objects. Many quickly dismiss

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Fine Art Photography Classes
Is Your Art Photography Marketable?

A Checklist for Aspiring Photographers So, you think you’re ready to take the entrepreneurial plunge and sell your art photography?  Selling Photographic Art in the form of finished prints requires an understanding of a variety of marketing channels and classifications. Generally speaking,  photographic prints are

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Winter Photography and Shooting for Snow

Winter Photography & Shooting for Snow Just because winter is upon us doesn’t mean we have to give up photography until the weather turns nice again. It does mean that we need to take a few extra steps to be prepared for cold weather shooting.

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Sony Alpha a1 is on its Way

Sony Unveils Alpha a1 Flagship Camera that Shoots 50MP Images at 30FPS & 8K Video Sony just introduced a new flagship mirrorless full frame camera called the Sony Alpha a1, which is capable of sho…

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