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NEW ARTICLES

a story about an inspirational sunrise

the reasons an artist needs to have confidence

COMPOSITION AND DESIGN TECHNIQUES

popular and reliable design techniques used in nature photography today

different lines found in nature and how they are used

saves an image teetering on the edge of the round file

breaking the traditional rules of composition

ART TOPICS, BIOGRAPHIES and ESSAYS

the basics of aerial/helicopter photography

a look at the reasons an artist may be accused of being selfish at times

a photograph three years in the making - visualizing your photographs

a look at the word beauty as it applies to photography and the visual arts

one of my first articles about my first bird photography trip

Excerpts from NATURAL DESIGN Book

the very basics of composition -- perfect for beginners!

understanding shapes and forms and how they are used

control the outcome of your photographs

different ways to evaluate a photograph

the process of viewing and evaluating a work of photographic art

the importance of the development of observation skills for visual artists

identifying art through emotions, evaluation and the visual experience

overview of the benefits and pitfalls of a personal style vs. copying others

ways to look at unfamiliar works of photographic art

ways to make your work stand out

seeing and evaluating the compositional attributes of a photograph

the basics of perspective in photography