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Ansel Adams, photography master, known for his stunning black and white images particularly of the National Parks in the USA, has more to teach us than just technique. See these videos for an insight into the man, and Darlene's tips on how you can learn from him.

Boost your creativity - undertaking a photography project is a great way to do this, so I’ll be talking to several photographers (some pro, some amateur) about their projects to help light a fire under your butt to get going on one yourself. The first in the series featured Darcy Evans with his Doll Collection project. This week I’d like to introduce Matt Leitholt.

All the greats have heroes, get yourself one. Having a hero is a great motivator and gives you something to work towards. This is a list of some iconic photographers throughout history to get you started. This list is not exhaustive by any means, but rather the ones that have meant something to me. If you have other favourites, please list them in the comments section below and tell me why they are your heroes.

Today photographers in Canada scored a huge victory as the outdated copyright law was finally updated. Here's my take on it and links to some more detailed articles on the changes.

Even the pros screw up, an article from inside the world of professional photography to show you that no one is perfect so don't be so hard on yourself. Share some funny stories and have a laugh.

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