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FOMO: Trouble or Tool?

FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) is something I've experienced my whole life. From hanging out with friends, to going on adventures, to seeing pictures of beautiful places posted on Instagram by one…
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I’ll give you JPEGs, but I’m keeping my RAWs

"It's ok, just give me the raw files from the shoot! I can edit them myself!" No. No you can't. Well, yes, you technically can go through the steps and…
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Freelancing Favors the Prepared

Freelancing. It can be interesting, scary, and liberating all at the same time. As more and more publications, companies, and industries continue to lay off their full time staff in favor of…
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It’s not the gear, it’s how you…..carry it?

So. Much. Time. is spent discussing photography gear. Why one camera body is better than another, low light performance, autofocus speed, wi-fi, card slots, which lenses are the sharpest, filters,…
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Burritos: The Food of the Gods

Yes, this post is going to be about burritos. Yes, I'm also from California. Yes, these two things may have a definite connection. I know, I know, I'm a cliche.…
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Fighting Back: The Anti-Commercialization of Nature

Art is, without a doubt, the most prevalent thing in a human society. Whether it's the buildings we exist among, the cars passing by, the clothes we're wearing, or the…
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Chalk It Up to Personal Preference

The contents of a climber's bag can range widely from person to person, but there are two crucial items to be found in almost every bag, no matter the person…
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"Cool picture, what kind of camera do you have?"

The inevitably reoccurring, single most obnoxious question a photographer gets asked on a (sadly) regular basis. While it is definitely representative of the relatively ignorant majority of society, it's not…
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Anywhere Really IS Better Than Your Room

Every time I start a new semester, I take it as an opportunity to reflect on the last semester and make choices based on it – What worked? What didn't?…
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Why Updating My Website is Actually Kind of Terrifying

  Your website. Your resume. Your Facebook. Even your *wince* Myspace. They're all you, and you're the same person. If all of these are essentially representative of the same thing, then…
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