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Street Photography: 12 Lessons Learned

I’m posting this right as I’m ready to run out for the final day of Valerie Jardin’s Paris Photography Workshop, during which I’ve been her guest. She’s a good friend and this whole idea just sounded like fun. I wanted to revisit Paris in the springtime, having only been here at Christmas once… and what…

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A Would-Be Street Photographer In Paris

So you thought I’d abandoned you? Mais non! This “prep for travel” thing tends to take over EVERYTHING; my life, my brain, my blog posting schedule! I’m always so glad when I’m finally on the plane and can only look ahead… and not at my list yet ONE more time. Once safely landed and on…

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The Next Fuji Chapter: And So It Begins

If You’ve Followed The Adventure… Y’all know that I’ve been on a mission of mirrorless. I’ve been… Trying out the Fuji XT1 after my friend Ken Kaminesky suggested I give it a twirl. (I always take the advice of really smart friends. :D) Loving it. Sharing the journey over here. Hanging on to my Canon…

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3 Lessons From The Imagination Paradigm

Art & Life: Married in Imagination Creative photo processing isn’t for sissies. Especially if you share images publicly. There’s always bound to be someone who says something like… “Oh Karen” (fill in your own name for full effect)… “you’re so beautiful, your photos are so beautiful, but you do too much. You should try to be…

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Fuji, France and BABY GEESE!

Holy cow, time is flying! I feel like it’s been ages since we met up and the days just keep getting shorter, even as the clock says they’re longer (at least on this side of the world)! How is that even possible?? Getting Ready for France, ‘n Stuff Over here, I’ve been working behind the…

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Store’s Open: The Inspirarium is Here!

Most of you probably got the newsletter last week: we’ve launched The Inspirarium! Super fun, way exciting. But what the heck is an “Inspirarium”? There’s a bit of a story to it… and an evolution, if you will.

Black & White: The Humphrey Bogart of Photography

The unknown. The unspoken. The infinite spaces “in between”. The unanswered questions, which do have answers, if we can just find them. These are the notions that draw us, lure us, pull us into any great mystery. The main character of our mystery today is light itself. It is fleeting and temporary.  Capturing it is…

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