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April 24, 2014

10 Horrible Excuses For Not Paying a Professional Photographer by CHRIS GAMPAT    Read more at http://www.thephoblographer.com/2014/04/20/10-horrible-excuses-paying-professional-photographer/#sYaPr4HEXKEfFwp6.99   We’ve all heard them…photographers always are just so close to getting ripped off all the time. Here are some of the best quotes that we’ve heard.   - Our friend has a DSLR, and that’ll work fine - That much for just one quick portrait of me? No, thank you (When someone doesn’t understand the need to step into a studio or anything else in terms of the science behind posing a subject correctly) - We can pay you in free drinks and food (when the food and drinks equivalent to your pay scale is larger than you can consume) - This...

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Learn by Tinkering

April 23, 2014

Gever Tulley uses engaging photos and footage to demonstrate the valuable lessons kids learn at his Tinkering School. When given tools, materials and guidance, these young imaginations run wild and creative problem-solving takes over to build unique boats, bridges and even a roller coaster! See his TED talk here One of my favorite quotes from the video is "You can figure things out by fooling around". I'm a big proponent of the "try it and see what happens" school of thought, in Photoshop, photography and more (see my previous post Permission to Experiment). I think a big part of this concept is the willingness to try things - to tinker. As software users we can rest assured that when we...

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