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Slow and steady … the progression of a photographer

It has happened a few times in conversations now where someone has said either directly or indirectly that they are

Every time I post spiders I lose fans

I get it. You don’t even have to have full blown arachnophobia to be scared of spiders. I cannot count how many

Introspection & Analysis | PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP

IA Introduction from The Rusty Lens on Vimeo. A new photography workshop on self-discvoery is coming to In Beauty

A series on how to critique photos

Critique Me | Photos from the Wall

This week’s photo comes to you from Lea-Ann Wadleigh from L.Wadleigh Photography I absolutely loved this photo

Mentoring | The Benefits & Value

You see it all the time on photographer’s pages under their list of services. You see it on the forum sites. You

A series on how to critique photos

Critique Me | Photos from the Wall

Up this week we have a photo from Angie Manns at 2B Seen Photography. She shared this image asking if it was too high

Insecurities | a root of jealousy

Let’s talk about insecurities for a second. I know, it’s ugly. No one wants to discuss it. No one wants to

A series on how to critique photos

Critique Me | Photos from the Wall

Alrighty! Today’s lovely image comes my way from AnnMarie at One-33 Photography  AnnMarie said she loved this

Imitation vs Inspiration | Finding the line

There are not too many of us that were able to teach ourselves math by reflection. I certainly know I didn’t. I

Eff you 365

Who has been bested by this daily shooting project? Every January photographers round the world take part in this. You

Let’s Get Naked Friday | Photos Exposed

It’s another edition of Get Naked Friday… I know I stress this each week, but again, most photos I share

SH** or get off the pot

It’s so easy to be still, stay stagnant, be resistant or reluctant to act or make changes. It’s easy to look to the

Why I applied for Pro, tips, & other long ramblings…

First. What does it mean to “apply for pro status”. Several sites such as In Beauty and Chaos and

Uninspired

Feeling uninspired? Ugh. It happens. And it usually comes on the heels of having such a great streak.  I once read a

Let’s Get Naked Friday | Photos Exposed

It’s another edition of Get Naked Friday… I am a really simple photographer, I usually shoot things how