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Photo 52 : Hiatus 4

Pure joy at seeing her mom.  Capturing moments like this is why I love photography. To view all of the images in thisView full post »

Photo 52 : Hiatus 3

To view all of the images in this week’s dynamic gallery, please click here.View full post »

Photo 52 : Hiatus 2

Week 2 of our creative interlude… To view all of the images in this week’s dynamic gallery, please clickView full post »

Photo 52 : Hiatus 1

Who We Become may be on hiatus, but our cameras are not. We are in the process of putting together our syllabus for ourView full post »

Photo 52 : Within the Frame – Best of the Year

The final week of Photo 52: Within the Frame.  The end of the second year of our collaborative photography project.View full post »

Photo 52 : Within the Frame / Creative Composition – Photographer’s Choice

This month’s theme has been devoted to a breaking-the-rules approach to composition: for example the study of multipleView full post »

Photo 52 : Within the Frame / Creative Composition – Intentionally Out of Focus

Focus is a paramount in photography.  However, sometimes photographers choose to use focus in a different way –View full post »

Photo 52 : Within the Frame / Creative Composition – Multiple Exposure

In our last month of our Photo 52 project, we are exploring creative composition. Our first creative compositionView full post »

Photo 52 : Within the Frame / Classic Composition – Photographer’s Choice

Summer is quickly coming to an end and we are closing out our month on traditional compositional techniques. Our finalView full post »

Photo 52 : Within the Frame / Classic Compositions – Golden Spiral

For our fourth week of classic compositional techniques, we are focusing on the golden spiral, which is a compositionalView full post »

Photo 52 : Within the Frame / Classic Compositions – Golden Triangle

We continue our month-long study of classic compositional techniques by exploring the proportions of the GoldenView full post »

Photo 52 : Within the Frame / Classic Compositions – Centering

Centering the subject has often been seen as a beginner technique, because the resulting composition is not viewed asView full post »

Photo 52 : Within the Frame / Classic Compositions – Rule of Thirds

Our August topic is Classic Rules of Composition. The Rule of Thirds is a traditional guideline for composing an imageView full post »

Photo 52 : Within the Frame / Creative Complexity – Layering within the Frame

In our final week of creative complexity exercises, our compositional goal is to use layering within the frame.View full post »

Photo 52 : Within the Frame / Creative Complexity – Filling the Frame

While the setting is often important in a photograph, sometimes our artistic intention is to draw full attention to ourView full post »

Photo 52 : Within the Frame / Creative Complexity – Depth of Field

Depth of field is a fundamental technical concept in photography. It refers to the amount of the field of view that isView full post »

Photo 52 : Within the Frame / Classic Portraiture – Photographer’s Choice

Our collective love of portraiture and our passion for capturing the lives of our families is the spark that brought usView full post »

Photo 52 : Within the Frame / Classic Portraiture – Groups

Photographing groups of people can be an especially challenging and rewarding exercise in creative composition. AView full post »

Photo 52 : Within the Frame / Classic Portraiture – Full Body

As we continue to explore classic portraiture, this week we are delving into composition for full body portraits. LikeView full post »

Photo 52 : Within the Frame / Classic Portraiture – Half Body [& Happy Birthday]

He loves soccer, tennis, hockey – pretty much all sports, watching and playing them.  He is obsessed with PokémonView full post »

Photo 52 : Within the Frame / Classic Portraiture – Headshot

This week we begin our one month compositional study of portraits. We begin with one of the most classic portraits ofView full post »