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Restaurant in Tamarindo, Costa Rica

If you're ever in Tamarindo, Costa Rica, no doubt you've heard of or will hear about one of the best restaurants there called The DragonFly....and it's owned by two canucks from Sudbury, Ontario...go figure... Here's a few menu item photos I shot while there last winter....
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Mom and her two dogs…

Therapy dogs....she brings them all over town and many folks love these two girls. One of them is blind and deaf, since birth. She was very sweet, and could almost "sense" me....walk over, bump into me, and then lean in for a pet....:)
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There are only a few times to photograph flowers…

When I was in college for about two days taking photography we had a photography themed based project due every Friday. And there were two rules. Break either, instant fail. Rule one: NO flowers Rule two: NO sunsets The reason? It's way too cliche...and too easy to create images that we think have impact, with…
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Part Two- What is photography?

What is photography? In this short video I simply touch on the most important foundations of photography. Photography is "painting with light". Light is "painted" in three ways: 1- In a mechanical sense, at capture, using light, time and sensor sensitivity. In¬† other words, aperture, shutter speed and ISO. 2- Light is affected by three…
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Why are some images better than others?

Have you ever wondered why some photographs you like more than others? I think I have it figured out. First off, in the world of art and professionalism, the operative word is "impact". We photographers talk about this more than anything else. It's the first reaction, from the heart and soul. It moves you. If…
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