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March 2nd, 2016
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The Film Romance

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Snow Storm on Velvia by Jay Goodrich
My View of Digital It seems the photography industry is leaving its film roots far behind. Photographers are becoming more and more obsessed with numbers and less obsessed with perfecting their technique and showing the viewer something new. The latest generation of digital cameras are breaking resolution barriers with 50 megapixels in 35mm format and …
 
November 24th, 2015
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Photography Insight eBook

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10 years is a long time in many ways. Laptops last two or three years, cars perhaps twice that, but as I approach my 10th anniversary as a full-time professional photographer, I chose to look back along the road and create a new eBook. One that chronicles many of the lessons I’ve learned, conclusions I’ve …
 
November 4th, 2015
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5 Destinations for Focusing on Abstract Photography

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Iceland by Jay Goodrich
Abstract photography is possibly the most difficult style of photography there is. It forces the photographer to look outside the box and discover something that is not as literal as, “being in the right place at the right time.” Many photographers ask me how to accomplish great abstract photos. I think this is because of the …
 
September 30th, 2015
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Defining Your Brand for the Web

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Arches by Jay Goodrich
You know that saying…“You only get one chance to make a first impression.” With this statement in mind, I ask you…How do we see you? Do you present what you do as an occupation in a clean and organized manner or do you go to school with stains on your shirt? As a photographer, artist …
 
August 11th, 2015
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Teton Photo Workshops – For Immediate Release

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Teton Sunrise by Jay Goodrich
The natural beauty and scenic wonder of the Tetons, and the surrounding regions including Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, presents unparalleled grandeur, and draws more than 4 million visitors a year. For the committed outdoor photographer, dozens of high quality workshops are offered year round, though it can often be difficult to find a …
 
June 23rd, 2015
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Photograph Your Friends and Family

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Have you ever considered using your friends and family to add a human touch to your images? More often than not, most of us go camping, hiking, or just head into nature with a group of our friends and family. Taking the opportunity to use any of these people as a human connection within your …
 
June 3rd, 2015
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Instagram – The Photographer’s Friend or Foe

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Instagram Collage by Jay Goodrich
Company History Instagram made its inauspicious debut as an app for the iPhone on the social media circuit on October 6, 2010. It was originally created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, and a short 6 months later they managed to acquire $500,000 in seed money. From there, in just a little over 2 years after …
 
May 28th, 2015
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Pedaling Through the Days of Our Youth

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The First Pedal Strokes Do you remember your first time? It was probably a crisp spring morning. Your training wheels were gone and your dad or mom was holding the back of your seat. You began pedaling. Wobbly. Leaning left and right. Quickly realizing that every time you turned the handlebars your bike leaned even …
 
May 20th, 2015
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9 Reasons Photographers Need to Carry an iPhone

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Girl Portrait iPhone by Jay Goodrich
In today’s market more and more people are heading to their mobile devices and iPhones to accomplish daily tasks. They search the internet, post to their social media, send email, share photos with their friends all on their mobile devices. As a professional photographer, I have come to rely pretty heavily myself on the iPhone …
 
May 13th, 2015
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The Photography Tune-Up | eBook | Version 2.0

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Photography Tune-Up eBook Cover by Jay Goodrich
  Within this updated ebook you’ll find over twenty pages of new and inspiring content to kickstart your photography or throw it into high gear. Has your camera been sitting frightened and alone in a dark closet, in some out-of-the-way location of your house? Neglected. Forgotten about. Allowed to become home to multiple species of …