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Mike Grandmaison – Making a Living as a Nature Photographer
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Mike Grandmaison – Making a Living as a Nature Photographer

“MAKING A LIVING AS A NATURE PHOTOGRAPHER” is a “dream job”! Success in these extremely competitive times however is not guaranteed. It requires a great deal of Passion, Practice, Patience and Persistence, my “Four Ps for Success”.

Chris Keating – Focus and Motivation: "The Community Fabric"
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Chris Keating – Focus and Motivation: "The Community Fabric"

In our business we as photographers often have the opportunity to make a difference in peoples lives. Recently Chris Keating, one of Niagara School’s 2011 instructors had a discussion with me about how he wanted to have his studio “Woven into the fabric of his community”.

Dennis Fast – Wild about Wildlife and Staying Alive
Niagara School of Imaging

Dennis Fast – Wild about Wildlife and Staying Alive

Dennis is one of Canada’s best-known wildlife and nature photographers. Although Dennis has travelled extensively in Canada and the USA, his real passion has been for the North. A love of birds led Dennis to begin capturing on film the species he had been admiring through his binoculars.

Rob Corrado – Digital Photography Essentials
Niagara School of Imaging

Rob Corrado – Digital Photography Essentials

Rob’s workshop is designed for photographers who are interested in sharpening their photographic skills. It is an excellent refresher for those who already have one foot in the door but need to hone their skills with the intricacies of their digital equipment

Andre Amyot – "Some Like It Hot" Creative Right Brain Business
Niagara School of Imaging

Andre Amyot – "Some Like It Hot" Creative Right Brain Business

Andre Amyot, known world-wide as the PhotoCoach, had a 44 year career as a professional photographer. He served his first 10 years as photographer for the Air Force before opening his own studio in 1974. After early struggles, his studio grew at a rapid pace, generating revenues nearing $ 2 […]

Lumiquest LTp Softbox review by Nick Bicanic
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Lumiquest LTp Softbox review by Nick Bicanic

With the increased cost of travel, especially for wedding photographers and their equipment, we were excited to tryout the LumiQuest SoftBox LTp at our first destination wedding of 2011.

Better Summer Photos by Darwin Wiggett
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Better Summer Photos by Darwin Wiggett

Summer is the season when photographers work hard, shooting everything from weddings and family events to soccer games and backcountry nature scenes.

Recreating 1920's Portrait Lighting by Mark Rockwood
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Recreating 1920's Portrait Lighting by Mark Rockwood

For thirty years, Mark Rockwood has worked as a highly sought-after commercial photographer for local and national accounts that include L.L. Bean and Brookstone.

Capturing Hummingbirds in Flight by Michel Roy
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Capturing Hummingbirds in Flight by Michel Roy

With a camera and flash you can unlock the mysteries of nature.

Michael Willems' Top Ten Travel Tips for 'Togs
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Michael Willems' Top Ten Travel Tips for 'Togs

It is summer, and while we in Canada do not yet get the same kind of holidays Europeans do (30+ days of vacation a year plus public holidays is the norm – I used to get 38 days plus, when I worked in Europe), many of us will nonetheless head […]