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Why I Love Photography on the Maine Coast

June 30, 2013 | By Jerry Monkman
I’m blessed to live just a mile from the Maine Coast and it’s mix of rocky shorelines, bird-filled tidal marshes,...
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Using the Visual Arts for Conservation

May 15, 2013 | By Jerry Monkman
Those of you who follow my work probably know that the majority of my photography is done to promote land...
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Waterfall Photo Tips

April 22, 2013 | By Jerry Monkman
With spring bringing snow melt and rain in the mountains, it seemed like a good time to share some waterfall...
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What to do in Mud Season?

April 3, 2013 | By Jerry Monkman
Late March and early April can be a tough time for nature photographers in New England. Known locally as mud...
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Time Lapse – Two Days in Acadia.

March 19, 2013 | By Jerry Monkman
It’s been a while since I posted here, so I thought I should say hello to everyone – hello! This...
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June 14, 2012 | By Jerry Monkman
I’m fortunate to live just a couple of miles from the Atlantic Ocean on the New Hampshire coast (yes, New...
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Video Series Wrap-Up

April 27, 2012 | By Jerry Monkman
I want to thank all of you have been following my series of outdoor photography videos over the last ten...
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Filter basics.

April 16, 2012 | By Jerry Monkman
Over the course of this video series, I’ve mentioned a few filters from time to time and promised to discuss...
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Shoot Sharp.

April 7, 2012 | By Jerry Monkman
In this week’s video I discuss how to create sharp images, whether you are hand holding your camera or using...
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Capturing Motion.

March 30, 2012 | By Jerry Monkman
Last week I talked about varying your aperture to create different effects through depth of field. In a static landscape...
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Mastering Depth of Field.

March 25, 2012 | By Jerry Monkman
Depth of field plays such a large role in the overall look and feel of a photo that I encourage...
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Composition – perspective, depth, and scale.

March 15, 2012 | By Jerry Monkman
This is the fifth in my series of ten photo tip videos, and like the last couple of tips, this...
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Keep it Simple and Dominant.

March 9, 2012 | By Jerry Monkman
Two big problems I see when critiquing photos in my workshops are compositions full of distracting elements and/or a center...
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Composition Basics.

February 29, 2012 | By Jerry Monkman
Composition is a challenging concept to teach in photography. I believe everyone has an inherent way of looking at the...
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Using Your Histogram

February 23, 2012 | By Jerry Monkman
Most of us who have been around digital cameras for a while have come to love the histogram, which is...
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Maximize the Light

February 15, 2012 | By Jerry Monkman
I just posted the first photo tip video on my blog as part of my free on-line outdoor photography course....
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Keeping it Simple with a new Photo Tips Website.

February 9, 2012 | By Jerry Monkman
Keeping things simple is a mantra of many outdoor photographers. Simplicity in a photo focuses the viewer’s attention on what...
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November 28, 2011 | By Jerry Monkman
The internet abounds with blogs devoted to individual and group 52/365 projects, where photographers post a new image every day...
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It’s All About Being Outside.

October 20, 2011 | By Jerry Monkman
I’ve been fortunate enough to be out shooting more often than not over the last few months. Most days after...
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The AMC Guide to Outdoor Digital Photography.

October 5, 2011 | By Jerry Monkman
Please forgive me for a little blatant self-promotion here, but I’m excited to announce the release of my new book,...