Is "Getting It Right In The Camera" Even Possible?

This is not an editing how-to post. But it is a little bit of a wake up call to remind us all that with a very slight bit of what I call "polishing", we can make improvements that we simply were never able to do in my film days. There were the usual filters we could stack in front of our lenses but we had no control over the amount of any filtration effect.

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The Power of Connections

My message this week is a simple one. Get connected. We all live in neighborhoods where we have good friends, nice family members, community connections and none of them share our concerns, fears, celebrate our wins or help us mourn our losses. However, when you walk to the registration desk at a local camera club, local or regional PPA, ASMP, PSA, or other association or group, you may be pleasantly surprised that you are surrounded by people just like you.

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Copyright Protection: The Sad Truth

Did you know that you have virtually no protection under copyright law today?

Sure, you’ve been told that the very moment you capture a photograph, that image is owned by you and protected by copyright laws. 

What is often overlooked is that our one-size-fits-all copyright system is grossly ineffective in protecting the hundreds of thousands of small-business creatives. 

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