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Tag Archives: vision
butter candle vendor portrait Kathmandu Nepal copyright Aloha Lavina

Bring Back that Lovin’ Feelin’

What would you do to fall in love with your craft, all over again? Here’s my three resolutions for 2012 to bring back that old lovin’ feelin’ into photography.

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fire concept portrait copyright Aloha Lavina.

5 Myths about Creativity a Photographer Should Bust

You don’t have to be a child prodigy to be creative. In fact, it can happen at any time in your life. Let’s bust some myths about what it means to be creative.

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Edge of shadows copyright Aloha Lavina.

Does Gear Really Make You a Better Photographer?

Gear doesn’t make you a better photographer. It’s when the gears in your mind start working well, that you create awesome shots. The photographer’s mind is where good shots come from.

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15mm lens portrait copyright Aloha Lavina.

How Different Lenses can Help You See Creatively

Learn how your lenses ‘see,’ and improve how you make imagery. Different lenses can help you see creatively. Here’s five ways how.

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dramatic portrait copyright Aloha Lavina

Are You Paying Attention?

Artistry doesn’t come from outside you. It starts with tuning in to experience, and letting it teach you how to see.

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Bodie sitting room sofa and tourists copyright Aloha Lavina

Nine Things Rupert Murdoch can Teach Photographers

Only time can tell what Murdoch’s legacy to the world will be. What will your legacy be?

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don't forget to zip my face and neck copyright Aloha Lavina

Summon Your Inner Gaga

Imagine what pictures you could make if you just played.

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Taking Home the Intangibles

Travel is encountering a landscape of intangibles. Travel photography is an attempt to take them home.

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At some point in your journey into image making, you might arrive at the proverbial “crossroad” where you have to pause and think of where you want to head next. Should you attend that next workshop? Is going pro right for you? Should you quit your high-power job and become a pet photographer like Grace Chon? Or do you prefer to perfect your technique and creative skills so you can take gorgeous images of your travels for friends and family to ooh and ahh over?

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