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the perils of being a wallflower

One of the most important yet rarely-mentioned traits you need to be a good photographer is shamelessness. How far would Steve McCurry, Nick Ut, or Dorothea Lange gotten if they had said to themselves "I'll just stand over here and politely wait for a photo to present itself. I don't want to be a bother." Fortune favors the bold, Photography doubly so. Read more [...]
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the man who wasn’t there

I had another shoot just last night, this time with a coworker and friend who wanted some good photos of herself. We had planned on hopping over to a park and getting some nice fun little shots in the sun. The weather, however, had other ideas, for which I'm eternally grateful. Read more [...]
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will work for money

I've never been good at self-promotion. Chalk it up to something from my childhood or my upbringing or a million other possible reasons, but at the end of the day it amounts to the same thing: I'm about as deft at tooting my own horn as a lipless trumpeter. Read more [...]
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sara’s miles

I restarted my couchsurfing involvement after an almost two-year hiatus, and not a moment too soon. As much as I'm absolutely loving New York, my inner vagabond is starting to get antsy for the road and being around travelers helps sate the wanderlust, if only vicariously. Read more [...]
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ashley

I've started using my ModelMayhem account more these last few weeks. I signed up over a year and a half ago, but I never really did anything with it. I had enough to keep me busy that I didn't bother exploring it much. Lately, however, I've been itching to do more and more shoots, and as I was starting to run out of people to photograph, I figured being a little more active on MM couldn't hurt. Read more [...]