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Why I'm not a good at PODS

I used to be a member of the #leadinglinemonday team on Google+. It was one of the more popular themes and as many as 4 of us would try and make sure we visited and commented on every post shared to the theme every Monday. While I really enjoyed it for a while, I started to get burned out when I found myself commenting on sub par photos of...

Starting a Small Online Business

My name is John and I'm trying to start a small online business, working at increasing my overall exposure. I've created an Internet site and have been trying to promote exposure through the use of Instagram. Needless to say, It's definitely a slow process building up followers. I would appreciate any comments on my images and or advice on...

Ari II

here I am sharing another shot I recently uploaded. every kind of critique is accepted.

She is a friend of a friend of mine but she is not a professional model, she's doing it just as a hobby, and it was not meant to be a shooting day, all I had was my Camera (Canon 5D Mark III + 85mm 1.2L) and nothing more, no makeup artist, no sketches...

Island Camping

Hi, I'm Yong, from the Philippines. This photo was taken years ago, where we stayed overnight. What I love about this photo is the Sunset, the sand & the sea. Those three elements go along and loved by everyone. Who does not love sunset on a beach, right? I'm not a pro, I just point & shoot whenever I like it. I did not shoot this RAW...

Repose in Red

Finally getting around to posting some photos into this community. This one was cropped with Instagram in mind, so I may go back and look at some other ratios as well. I'm not entirely thrilled with the lighting job, but I like the overall look. There's a bit of editing to lighten around her face and to add to the intensity of the red....

Rescuing Overexposure

I live in Hollywood and often spend time roaming around with my camera. On a recent photo walk, I crossed paths with this excellent Marilyn Monroe impersonator and we took some pictures. It was at the end of the day and I completely forgot to check my settings, and ended up with some severely overexposed shots. Using Lightroom adjustments, I...