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March 7th, 2014

My Birthday Present

Posted By Ian Plant
"Ice Age"—Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, USA (by Ian Plant)
(© Ian Plant) A few days ago—I’m not going to say when—it was my birthday. I’m not bringing this up to elicit “Happy Birthdays” from everyone (please don’t bother). Birthdays are essentially meaningless to me; in fact, I had totally forgotten it was my birthday until I got a scattering of calls from the few … 
January 2nd, 2013

Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Photographers

Posted By Ian Plant
Dwarf-lenga-forest,-Laguna-Torre,-Los-Glaciares-National-Park,-Argentina
(© Ian Plant) The New Year is upon us, a time for past reflection and future resolve. Everyone feels that urge to put their mistakes behind them, to make amends, and to start fresh with a clean slate. If you’re like me, however, you probably find the process of making resolutions to be a challenging … 
August 31st, 2012

Go With the Flow

Posted By Ian Plant
"The Devil's Eye" by Ian Plant
(© Ian Plant) George Lepp just posted an excellent article on the importance of pre-visualization, in which he discussed using modern digital technology to help you fully realize your artistic vision. While pre-visualization is certainly an important aspect of the photographic process, I thought I’d use George’s article as an opportunity to talk about the …