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FIELD NOTES for the Landscape PhotograpHER filled with actionable tips and techniques. Become the PhotograpHER you want to be.
Why a Landscape Photographer Should Welcome Failure Jan 11, 2022

This week I want to talk a little about failure because I think it's essential to have the right mindset about failing when working towards and conquering goals. So often, we're inundated by messages of success and accomplishment in the world of social media. Of course, we all work hard in...

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Don't Make New Year's Resolutions-What You Should Do Instead Jan 04, 2022

It's the New Year, and for most of us, I'm going to wager a guess that at least a couple of thoughts about setting a few New Year's resolutions have likely crossed your mind, even if they've been fleeting.

I'm not much of a resolution maker, and here are my reasons why. In my experience as an...

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How to Set Photography Goals that Actually Get Results Dec 28, 2021

You will hear me say over and over again that photography is a never-ending journey of learning and growing into the photographer you want to be. In fact, the opportunity to constantly learn and improve my photography skills is one of the aspects of being a photographer that I love the...

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How to Capture the Essence of the Winter like a Pro Dec 21, 2021

Winter is in full swing here in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. That frigid air has moved in and painted frozen details across the landscape. Cold winds have picked up and polished icy surfaces to an impeccable shine. Winter clouds hang low while snowflakes flitter to their...

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The Photo You Absolutely Must Capture this Holiday Season Dec 14, 2021

This fall, my sister-in-law asked me to take her family photos. Hopefully, she won't read this, but upon reading her ask, I muttered, "NOOO!!!" and inhaled deeply to quash the anxiety rising in my body at the thought of photographing people. In the end, her session turned out beautifully, and I...

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Secrets to Making Centre Compositions Work Dec 07, 2021

Composition is one of my favourite topics for discussion in landscape photography, but the power of this important concept can be overlooked by both beginner and advanced photographers alike. 

When I was new to landscape photography, my excitement about this genre and perhaps even a...

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