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Tools For Your Kit

 A quest makes you a better person as you embrace the challenge and adapt to unexpected circumstances. – Chris Guillebeau I don’t know that I believe the adage that everything happens for a reason,...

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North, Miss Tessmacher!

Faded + Blurred was started five years ago this month at a time when I really didn’t know which way was up. My mom had just died and, as I have said before, I felt...

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Five For Friday #127

“We must have the stubbornness to accept our gladness in the ruthless furnace of this world.” – Jack Gilbert Located 12,000 feet above sea level and covering more than 4,000 square miles, Salar de Uyuni...

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Dripped: An Homage To Jackson Pollock

I was never really a Jackson Pollock fan before seeing the Ed Harris film about his life. I just never understood what the work meant or what Pollock was trying to say. Even after...

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Trading Pixels: Shantanu Starick

While many photographers are struggling with how to make a living from their craft, Shantanu Starick is just living. Since 2012, the Australian photographer has been bartering his services for food, shelter and transportation...

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Brilliant Currency Collages By Mark Wagner

“The dollar bill is ostensibly the most successful publication ever printed.” – Mark Wagner The moment I saw this post on Elusive Muse – especially the video – I knew I would love the...

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Experience And Memory: Al Wildey [Q&A]

A big part of my childhood was spent looking out the window of a car, particularly in the summertime. Most weekends between June and September, we would load up the bed of my dad’s 1974 Ford pickup...

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Five For Friday #126

“Sometimes you have to let everything go – purge yourself. If you are unhappy with anything – whatever is bringing you down – get rid of it. Because you will find that when you...

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Looking Back At My Photography Career [Guest Post]

At the moment, I’m not filled with boundless new ambitions regarding my photography career.” – Serge Van Cauwenbergh One of the topics in a recent episode of On Taking Pictures centered around recognizing when it might...