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giving thanks and inspiration for 2020

Sharing my Year of Thanks to Inspire You During Covid

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Sharing my Year of Thanks to Inspire You Every year I like to give thanks to people and things that have made my year special…

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Unboxing a Platypod with Janice Sullivan

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Platypod Unboxing I had so much fun playing with my Platypod Max! I unboxed it and used it in my home studio, up in the mountains, and at a lake......
Macro Photography Live Chat Show 70 - Feedback Loop

Macro Photography Live Chat Show 70 – Feedback Loop

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Macro Photography Chat Live Show with Janice Sullivan Macro Photography Chat Live with Janice What a fun Macro chat show! It was awesome to see all the great images submitted...
sunflowers in the fall

Our Sunflower Trip and how to Make Beautiful Images

| Color Balance, Macro & Close-up | One Comment

Let’s Have Some Fun with Sunflowers Today you’ll join me in an adventure with Sunflowers with a bonus at the end of the video so…

mitchel wu toy photographer

Macro Photography Chat Live Show# 69 – Mitchel Wu

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Macro Photography with Mitchel Wu Toy Photographer Chat Tweet: @MitchelWuPhoto was missing his family so he made a big change in his photography journey. Watch his interview with @SullivanJPhotog https://bit.ly/3lLhi2b This...
photography creative blueprint

Learn How To Be Creative with our Free Workshop

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Oh my gosh… I’m soooo excited to share with you a freebie that Claudia and I have been working on! Yes, this is the Ultimate…

macro photography chat live show

Macro Photography Live Chat Show 68 – Feedback Loop

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Macro Photography Feedback Loop Chat Tweet: I shoot Macro so you can see what our eyes can’t see. https://bit.ly/2Gcirko @sulivanjphotog This is what you’ll learn:…

8 tips to create photographs

8 Basic Steps to Think Creatively when Photographing

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Let’s get Creative with Your Photography. Today I took a walk into my backyard… I wanted to share with you my fun and eight essential…

monica royal on the macro chat live show

Macro Photography Chat Live Show 67 – Monica Royal 2

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We were honored to have Monica Royal on the Macro Chat Live show again! She’s so talented and can teach fine art photography so easily!…

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What’s the Rule of Thirds? (And how to use it in Busy Macro Photography)

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Let’s talk about the Rule of Thirds? The Rule of Thirds is one to the best rule of composition to use when you’re not sure…

macro chat live show 66

Macro Photography Live Chat Show 66

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Macro Photography Live Chat Show 66 - Feedback Loop Too much fun chatting live with you all... ...check out the timestamps in the video so you get to where you...
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Kick Start Project….

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What's your Big Picture? Let's Change How We Manage Photographing What if you could ditch all the complex photography strategies… Ditch the overwhelming creative tactics… And learn the same system...
macro photography live chat show

Macro Photography Live Chat Show 65 – Feedback Loop

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Macro Photography Live Chat Show 65 - Feedback Loop Yep, we had an amazing show again on the "The Macro Photography Live Chat Show" ūüďł Feedback time! See below the...
waterdrop refraction

How to Photograph Water Droplets on a Flower and More

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Water Refractions – Let’s Play! Refraction photography is so exciting!! This is where you see (in focus) the background crazy sharp in water. (Tip: you…

macro photography live chat show feedback loop

Macro Photography Live Chat Show 63 – Feedback Loop

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Macro Photography Live Chat Show 63 - Feedback Loop We had a great time chatting about the image submissions. AD and I also shared the latest changes in Adobe Lightroom. Adobe...
select and mask in photoshop

How to Select and Mask in Photoshop

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Select Masks in Photoshop If you want your images different from other photographers, then this is the video for you! In Photoshop, there is a…

james fox on the macro photography live chat show

Macro Photography Live Chat Show 62 – James Fox

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Macro Photography Live Chat Show 62 - James Fox James has to be one of the best Macro abstract photographers I've seen in a while. If you love art and...
antelope valley

Photographing Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve

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Photographing Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve Join me and Kevin on a fun adventure in Antelope Valley, California poppy fields. I share how to find a great place to photograph and...
macro live chat show feedback loop

Macro Photography Live Chat Show 61 – Feedback Loop

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Macro Photography Live Chat Show # 61 - Feedback Time AD and I had so much fun chatting with you!  I'm so happy we've changed the show to 1p PDT...
lighting tips for landscape photography

Photograph Anytime of the Day – Landscape Photography

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Using a Variety of Light for Landscape Photographing Yes, sunsets and sunrises are beautiful to photograph but don't think this is the only time you can photograph amazing landscapes.  Check...
macro chat feedback show 60

Macro Photography Live Chat #60 – Feedback Loop

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Macro Photography Live Chat #60 - Feedback Loop Thank you so much for all of you who submitted work for the show.  We had a great time chatting with you...
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Image of the Month – Rose Lens Painting

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Image of the Month Our image of the month is “Rose Lens Painting”.¬† What I absolutely love about this work is that it can never…

phone macro lens taking picture of weeds in my backyard

Photograph Weeds in the Summer – With Bonus Video

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Photographing Weeds in the Summer - From The Phone My story below... Bonus Video https://youtu.be/VGyi9EPnqig Photographing Weed Flowers in the Summer - From My DSLR When it's summer, think about...
thomas shahan on the macro photography live chat show

Macro Show Thomas Shahan – Macro Live Chat Show #59

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Macro Photography Live Chat #59 - Thomas Shahan Yes, Thomas Shahan on the Macro Photography Live Chat Show! You'll have a blast learning about Thomas, seeing his amazing work.  We...