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Don't Smile!

Posted by Preston Trauscht on Jan 10th 2016

When I was in school my favorite teachers and mentors would tell me to never, ever ask your subject to smile.When they told me this I was initially lost, after all who doesn't want a smiling portrait, were these people stuck in the 1800's?! As it turned out they knew something I didn't know.That is they knew to ask themselves why they were taking the photograph. Rather than simply capturing a smile, they told a story with their photographs. Not every portrait requires a smile and your subjects c
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Keep Calm and Photo On

Posted by Preston Trauscht on Jan 3rd 2016

Keep Calm and Photo On
Keep Calm and Photo OnI hope someone finds enjoyment out of this blog, because my goal is to write fun little tid bits regarding photography for who ever will listenFor most of us getting our feet wet in the ever expanding pool of photography a looming question is where do I begin!? For me the idea of beginning was not something that had crossed my mind when I had begun, confusing I know. But I believe this is the best start! If you are picking up a camera for the first time with the ambition of
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