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The Porches of Martha’s Vineyard

The approximately 318 Victorian cottages found in Oak Bluffs on the beautiful island of Martha’s Vineyard are a well-preserved collection of Methodist camp meeting houses. About 500 cottages were built in the late 1800s, and the name of the area was Cottage City. The name was changed to Oak Bluffs in 1907. These fairy-tale small houses […]

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The Twilight Zone

According to Merriam-Webster, twilight is the light from the sky between full night and sunrise or between sunset and full night produced by diffusion of sunlight through the atmosphere and its dust. According to photographers, twilight is the “magic hour”. The hour before sunrise and the hour after sunset provides spectacular lighting conditions; that’s why […]

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How to Photograph Fireworks

Who doesn’t love fireworks? They are colorful, beautiful to watch, and they are used to celebrate different occasions. What’s not to like about them. I don’t photograph fireworks often, not only because they are challenging to capture, but I prefer to enjoy the moment. I don’t want to worry about how the pictures will come out […]

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How to Take Beautiful Fog Pictures

Photographing in fog can give your photos a moody feel. Fog can add a sense of mystery and peacefulness to your photos, but it can also be challenging to photograph. Here are a few tips for you to try the next time you photograph on a foggy day. 1. Adjust exposure manually Auto exposure doesn’t […]

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10 Basics of Photography

Summer is almost here! Are you excited? Ready for vacation? Ready to take some great photos? I was going through some handwritten notes I took during a photography seminar many years ago. Some pretty basic stuff, but I think it’s helpful to review it from time to time. I know I’ve come a long way […]

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