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    7 Tips for Gorgeous Smart Phone Photography

    Gorgeous, high-quality photography can be achieved with a Smart Phone.1. Always Use Two HandsEach iPhone is lighter than the last — and while that’s...

    Why Your Pictures Are Disappointing You

    Three Pro Secrets that will transform YOUR Photography NOWThe key to a successful image is the ability to communicate your feeling, idea, situation or...

    A guide to backing up your digital photos

    Part 3 of 3  (If you missed the previous two columns on how to back up your digital photos, go to the archives www.MintHilTimes.com)Adding...

    A guide to backing up your digital photos-Part 2 of 3

    Choosing an online cloud backup serviceOne of the most effective ways to back up photos on smartphones is by using one of several well-known...

    A Guide to backing up your digital photos

    A Guide to Backing Up Digital Photos- A 3 part seriesIf you’re snapping away without a backup plan for your photos, beware: In an...

    The value of a Professional Photographer

    I’d be lying if I said that I didn’t I love using my phone to capture everyday moments of my friends, family, pets, and...

    Familiar Places

    I challenge you to take a look at your surroundings.  Once you really begin to look at the world to capture photographs, everything begins...

    Holidays

    So many memories to capture this time of year.  Whether you are using a SLR camera or your camera phone, these  tidbits may help...

    Honoring My Hero… My dad

    As we approach the month of November, my heart grows a bit heavy for a few reasons. Don’t get me wrong... I love the...

    Portrait meets Art

    For the last few years I have been expanding my creative world and started working with oil paints on canvas.  Painting incorporates my love...

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