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TJ’s Daily Blog #72- Imperfection

TJ’s Daily Blog #72 Imperfection Photographers, especially in the digital age, can get caught up in chasing perfection. We think we need the sharpest lens, the perfect composition, the best light, etc… The pursuit of perfection over all else can be smothering. Sometimes it is just good to experiment and enjoy yourself. Embrace the mistakes. Mistakes can […]

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TJ’s Daily Blog # 71- Finally Blue

The Daily Blog # 71 Finally Blue The cold, grey weather in Ohio can be good for making us appreciate the nice weather when it finally arrives. For that I am grateful. It really is nice to soak up the light when it makes through to us down here on the ground. When the blue skies finally arrive amidst a string […]

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TJ’s Daily Blog # 69- Cityscapes with Tamron

The Daily Blog #69 Cityscapes with Tamron For me, architecture is all about lines and composition. When I shoot a building, I am not looking to necessarily represent the building as it is, but instead interpret the building photographically. Sometimes that means a towering building appearing ominous and foreboding, or strange and cold- kind of like […]

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TJ’s Daily Blog #65- Headshot Photobooth at the Clintonville Chamber Awards Dinner

The Daily Blog #65 Headshot Photobooth The Clintonville Chamber of Commerce had an awards dinner Friday night celebrating the Business of the Year, Business Person of the Year, and Volunteer of the year. Since the Chamber is all about supporting small businesses, we decided to set up a business-savvy ‘Headshot’ photobooth. I decided to use the projector screen that was already set […]

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TJ’s Daily Blog #63- Angles and Shadows

The Daily Blog #63 Angles and Shadows   Sometimes every shadow is leaning in to block the light from your eyes. Keep moving. Get past the shadows. Gear used: Nikon D610 FX Body Tamron 15-30 f/2.8 Di VC USD lens Lexar 32GB Professional 633x UHS-I SDHC Memory Card Cityscapes: Travel and Architecture Photo Contest Sponsored by Tamron […]

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TJ’s Daily Blog #62- Air/Plane

The Daily Blog #62 Air/Plane   One of the most important skills in photography is editing. Editing is what happens before you post-process. Post-processing is when you use techniques and software to finish an image, while editing is filtering through the photos that you have taken to choose which ones you want to process. It is also […]

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