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Calm Imagery

Lately, I’ve noticed terms like “calm images” or “calming photography” or popping up in online searches. I think it makes … More

Sunset at Haleakala. Haleakala National Park. Maui, Hawaii. Photo by Alina Oswald.

Photographing Hawaii

Today, August 4, is President Obama’s birthday. Since he’s a Hawaiian native, and also since August 21, only a few … More

Lighting Patterns and the Artist Voice: Back Lighting

Lighting Patterns and the Artist Voice: Back Lighting Using a specific lighting pattern can help define our photographic voice. In … More