How Did the Blues Become the Blues? — Longreads

In one simple sentence in 1914, Columbus Bragg, an African American writer, helped codify the Blues genre, though he’s largest forgotten.

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Who else LOVES NOLA?

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Street Photography Quick Tip (11) — Streets of Nuremberg

My Street Photography Quick Tips are short, easy to read and easy to use tips that I think could help you while shooting in the streets. Today’s post is about using color accents to add interest to a street photo.

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SEMINOLES AND ALLIGATORS

At a time when I seemed to be shooting more in Florida then locally, I received a request to shoot for Seminole Casinos. Chris Miranda with Redline Media Group in Miami needed a lifestyle and property shoot at a Seminole Casino in Immokalee,Fl.

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Some great advice!

What’s a First Look? A first look is modern trend in weddings where the bride and groom see each other for the first time in a private, romantic moment before the ceremony. Here are 5 tips on how to describe first looks to couples in a way that gets them excited about doing one, and about […]

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My 2 Weddings

The only two weddings I’ve ever photographed were in Europe. When my friend Cat Wall/Aschenberg, a makeup and fashion stylist I had worked with, called and said she had met her prince charming and was going to get married at a castle outside of Paris and would I shoot her wedding, I was like, when!!! The event was magical! Paris was amazing! The food! The wine!

A year later my friend Matt Touchard had finally met his soul mate and asked me to shoot his wedding…this time in Montreux, Switzerland on Lake Geneva…how could I resist. Again a breathtakingly beautiful part of the world. I think I will stop at 2 weddings, unless I’m offered another one in Europe!

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