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Teachers on Teaching Photography – The Importance of a Global World-view for Photo Educators

23 Apr 2015 - Glenn Rand, Jane Alden Stevens & Garin Horner

In celebration of the publication of the new edition of Teaching Photography: Tools for the Imaging Educator, 2nd Edition, authors Glenn Rand, Jane Alden Stevens and Garin Horner asked some of their colleagues to share their views on the challenges of teaching photography. Below is a contribution by M.K. Foltz, Ringling College of Art and…

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Photography, Accidental Inventions and the Space–Time Continuum
By Rick Sammon

21 Apr 2015 - Rick Sammon

In this excerpt, I’d like to share with you two concepts that may, at first, sound a bit far out. After reading about them, however, I think you will see how they make sense when it comes to your photography. In addition, I think they will also give you a feeling of satisfaction about the…

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Outdoor Action & Adventure Photography: Protecting Yourself and Your Gear

16 Apr 2015 - Dan Bailey

Securing the camera When people talk about camera security, they usually mean keeping it from being stolen. I’m talking about not dropping it and having it go careening down the cliff while you watch little bits of metal and glass fly off before it finally explodes into a thousand pieces. (I’ve seen this happen.) Or…

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How to Create Crystal-scapes with a Microscope

14 Apr 2015 - Bob Rewick

Microscope and Set-Up Microscope photography, technically known as photo microscopy, offers a unique opportunity to view the world from a perspective beyond the realm of the human eye. However, many common microscope subjects, such as insects and biological specimens, do not appear photographically of interest from an artistic or creative point of view. Moreover, these…

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Teachers on Teaching Photography – Student Engagement
By Amada Quintenz-Fiedler

09 Apr 2015 - Glenn Rand, Jane Alden Stevens & Garin Horner

In celebration of the publication of the new edition of Teaching Photography: Tools for the Imaging Educator, 2nd Edition, authors Glenn Rand, Jane Alden Stevens and Garin Horner asked some of their colleagues to share their views on the challenges of teaching photography. Below is a contribution by Amada Quintenz-Fiedler. Amanda Quintenz-Fiedler received a Master…

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DSLR proves adequate replacement for iPhone camera!

07 Apr 2015 - Richard Gray

It was the first day of my visit and I was checking my Instagram and already planning some shots of one of the world’s most photogenic cities, when disaster struck. My iPhone was suddenly knocked out of my hand and — smash! The screen was shattered. I was in New York on a trip that…

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