19 – fiddling with settings for action shots


Sometimes it takes a while for something to sink in. And then you might need to step away, take a little break, before it really sinks in. More practice, more fiddling, and some more practice to come, as always.

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18 – the kindness of strangers


So many photos have special reminders for us as photographers, even if the photo itself shows something completely different from what it makes us think of.

Steve Simon, the Passionate Photographer, says we should “work the scene” in this book:

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