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Part 2 – The Algonquin Adventure

Continuing on…It’s still day 2 of our trip, February 20, 2019

Even the drive is an adventure.

Driving out of Oxtongue Rapids we picked up Highway 60 and headed east.

To put this into perspective, if you have never driven through the park on Highway 60, the drive from Huntsville to the east gate is about the same as driving from Cambridge to

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Adventure with purpose

An Adventure with purpose – Capturing winter scenic images in Algonquin Provincial Park

A visit to Algonquin Provincial Park is always an adventure. When that adventure has a purpose of creating photographic art for sale and expanding and challenging the creative eye it is an “Adventure with purpose.”

Reid and I had planned

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I have empathy

Yes,  I have empathy,believe it or not. It’s because of attending a seminar of Leon Kennamer that I have it.

The year was 1982. A flyer at Sylvano Color Labs in Toronto informed me the Toronto camera club was presenting an all day seminar

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It’s for a select group of people. It may not be for you.

One of the people I follow on various social media platforms is Author Seth Godin. Among his bestselling books are:

  • Permission Marketing: Turning Strangers into Friends and Friends into Customers
  • The Dip: The extraordinary benefits of knowing when to quit (and when to stick)
  • Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable
  • Tribes: We need you to lead us

I saw ads for his altMBA course and The Marketing Seminar in the past couple years. I

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A week with David Ziser

I have been a professional photographer since 1971. I have done this full time since 1985. But, I can’t remember a time when photography was not an important part of my life.

I believe I have always considered the subjects of my portraits to be great

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Engaging Portraits – Sample Three

 In a previous blog “Engaging Portraits” I talked about unique lighting for each portrait. In the beginning, near everyone starts out with

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Engaging Portraits – Sample Two

 In a previous blog “Engaging Portraits” I talked about unique lighting for each portrait. In the beginning, near everyone starts out with

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Engaging portraits – Sample One

 In a previous blog “Engaging Portraits” I talked about unique lighting for each portrait. In the beginning, near everyone starts out with

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Engaging portraits

Are the tools of the trade being engaged?

When you talk to somebody about portraits they mention the camera used, the focal length of the lens, and the aperture. Seldom, if ever do they mention the light. Without the light the camera and lens do nothing.

There is more than one kind of light.

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Revitalizing and Refreshing

Producing art that inspires and makes a statement requires constantly revitalizing and refreshing your mind and your vision.

Leonardo da Vinci said “Learning never exhausts the mind.”

I am currently re-reading “Drawing on the Right Side of

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