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Darlene Hildebrandt

It's time to dust off your camera, put on your walking shoes, and get out and shoot for this month's photography challenge. Ready, aim, shoot at 100 paces! Take a friend with you to have even more fun, and enter to win.

In this article, I want to do something a bit different and discuss why you should shoot just because, just for the heck of it and be damned what anyone else thinks. Get back to doing photography because you love it, no other reason!

The best camera is the one you have with you, so why not use it to its full potential? Here are some tips to elevate your phone photography a notch or two.

Well, folks, we haven't had a photography challenge in a while so it's time! And you don't even need a model for this one because I'm going to send you out to do a creative self-portrait. As photographers, we tend to like to stay behind the camera. But you need to come out and get ... [Read more]

In this video, watch as I process five different images submitted by members of our Digital Photo Mentor Facebook group and community. This is a brand new idea and if it goes over well and you all find this helpful we'll do this again on a regular basis. Thanks to the following people for the ... [Read more]

There are many things about photography that are cut and dried, and others not so much. In fact, there are many heated debates to be had. In this article and video, I've shared 7 of my most unpopular opinions about photography. Do you agree or not?

Have you booked your next getaway? Looking to ensure you get some killer photographs to make your friends jealous? What better way to improve your photography education than by combining it with a vacation? Whether you are visiting an iconic city like New York or the barren landscape of the Moroccan desert. These 5 photography techniques, will ensure you not only get some ‘WOW’ shots but also help you to get a fresh perspective on some iconic landmarks.

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In this tutorial, I will go through the dos and don'ts of using your tripod so you can avoid making these 9 common tripod mistakes. Get tips for how to set it up properly, how to use it, and even how to carry your tripod and camera safely and comfortably - the pro way!

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