Tag Archives: Education

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McCormick Dementia Services: When I Do Art My Toes Tap

The last time I spoke with my grandmother, she couldn’t remember my (soon-to-be ex) wife’s name, even though they had known each other for the ten years previous. Like most people, I wanted to chalk […]

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Babies, Brides and the “Bare” Essentials

“Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Stop me if you’ve heard these before … (of a baby photo) “OMG!! Love!!” (of a bridal photo) “You’re beautiful!” (of a […]

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Please Stop Calling Me A ‘Professional’ Photographer

“I recently went to a new doctor and noticed he was located in something called the Professional Building. I felt better right away.” ~ George Carlin When I was twelve years old, my grandparents took […]

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Take Your Photography To The Next Level

In every industry, one of the key characteristics that distinguishes the ‘Pros from the Joes’ is the professional’s level of commitment to education. This is especially true with photographers. Their growth, both as craftsmen and […]

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Movember: Get Your ‘Stache On For Charity

“Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance.” ~ Francis of Assisi Prostate cancer is serious stuff. So is mental health. We all, in one way or another, probably have a friend, family […]

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Workshops That Work

Workshops, seminars, “systems” and tutorials: each year they are growing in number and, generally, declining in substance. Some ‘photographers’ have taken to earning their money by ‘teaching’ to fellow photogs – their ways and means, […]

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Shooting On The Wild Side

Wow, what a wild week! From August 19 until today, I’ve been emerged head-deep in Warne Noyce’s course “Shoot On The Wild Side” at the Niagara School of Imaging at Brock University. It’s a five-day, […]

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