Poas Volcano, San Juan, Costa Rica - Selling Your Photography Part 2

Selling Your Photography Part 2

Selling Your Photography part 2 I have sold stock photography since the 1980s when the medium of choice was Kodachrome color transparency film. More recently, I have posted a number of my digital images on Adobe Stock. It was my intention  to write a blog about my experiences with stock and the fortune, or lack […]

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Scholarship Scams - Aimee O'Driscoll - Comparitech

Scholarship Scams

How to spot and avoid scholarship scams Selling Your Photography, Part 2 By Aimee O’Driscoll VPN and Cybersecurity Expert Scholarship scams take advantage of students looking to help fund their education. We reveal how to spot and avoid common scholarship scams, as well as what to do if you’ve been caught out by one. There’s […]

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The art of isolation - photographing tulips - Bush Pasture Park - Salem - Oregon

The Art of Isolation

The Creative Edge The Art of Isolation Refining your vision by changing your point of view and isolating your subject. Photography is  art of isolation. It is just as important what you leave out of your image as what you leave in. Photography instruction by award winning photographer, Steve Anchell.

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Calibrate your monitor

Do You Really Need to Calibrate Your Monitor

by Steve Anchell If you upload your images directly to Instagram or Facebook from your capture device, and then move on to capturing the next great image, then you don’t need to calibrate your monitor. But if you take your photography seriously and want to get the most out of each image, then you do.  […]

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Mollie - synchro-sunlight - photodoto.com


by Steve Anchell Filling deep shadows with artificial light has been a part of photo technique since the invention of flash powder in the 1880s. Its handheld flash with ambient sunlight is a terrific way to soften shadows and create professional looking images.Fill flash, two names by which it is often called, is used by […]

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Phototrio article The Witching Hour: Guide for great night photographs

Witching Hour – Night Photography

by Steve Anchell It’s half past midnight on All Hallow’s Eve and it’s time for some killer night photography. I’m surrounded by spooks, goblins, and witches. The Grim Reaper hurries past with his girlfriend, Jack the Ripper is hot on his heels. But wait, there’s Elvis! I thought he was dead! The Joker is wild, […]

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Gene Simmons of KISS at the 30th annual New York Halloween Parade - SLR Lounge

Digital Noise Reduction

by Steve Anchell What is Digital Noise Reduction? Digital Noise Reduction is a broad term to describe undesirable visual artifacts in an image, often accompanied by an overall degradation of sharpness. Noise is not unique to digital photography but a side effect that occurs with all electronic devices: the background hiss of a radio or […]

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Legal travel to Cuba - Calibrate your monitor

Legal Travel to Cuba

Legal Travel to Cuba New travel restrictions were issued by the Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) on June 4, 2019, to take effect the following day. The most important change is that cruise ships are no longer allowed to sail to or from the U.S. to Cuba. The second biggie is the elimination of […]

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