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Selling & Buying Used Camera Equipment

We all go through it.  Over the years we accumulate old camera lenses and bodies that gather dust on the shelves.  It's time to clean off those shelves and make a little money in the process. However, if you are like many of us you will probably plow the...

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Old Bedford Village, PA

Step back in time to 18th and 19th century America.  Great photo opportunities. Visit: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g52178-d1547127-Reviews-Old_Bedford_Village-Bedford_Pennsylvania.html or http://www.oldbedfordvillage.com

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PhotoPills – Planning Application and Milky Way Photography

PhotoPills has an interesting application for your iPhones and tablets. According to the site..."No matter the type of photography you love: Landscape, Milky Way, Moon, Sunrise, Sunset, Architecture, Star Trails, Drone, Meteor Showers, Solar eclipse, Lunar Eclipse,...

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National Park Service (NPS): Artist-In-Residence Program

Each year the NPS offers photographers and other artists the opportunity to focus on their art without the distractions of everyday life.  Although the competition is stiff for these programs, they are well worth the effort. Programs exist for Hawaii, Death...

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Bucket List — Antelope Canyon

One place for your Bucket List must be Antelope Canyon (Arizona). The slot canyons in the area are beautiful equally in color and black and white. The colors are real but brought out through dodging, burning, and saturation controls. © James S. Black. All rights...

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International Photography Awards 2022

Dear James Congratulations! It is my great pleasure to inform you that your entry "Morning on Winnie" has made it to the final round of Jury voting and is awarded the title "Official Selection" in the International Photography Awards 2022. The final winners based on...

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Artist in Residence Program – Capitol Reef

Applications to Artist-in-Residence (AiR) Program at Capitol Reef National Park are now being accepted 01-30 September 2022 for the 2023 season.  The program "offers professional artists the opportunity to pursue their artistic discipline while being surrounded...

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CaFE (Call For Entry)

Semi-Professional and Professional photographers take note of CaFE.  About CaFÉ™ "CaFÉ is the leading online application and jurying system for calls for entry. Launched in 2005, CaFÉ was designed by arts administrators to make the application and adjudication...

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iLeGaLit (On-line Magazine)

An article was published in the October 15, 2020 online magazine iLeGaLit produced in the Czech Republic.    The article (Seehttps://ilegalit.wordpress.com/2020/10/15/fotografie-james-black/) contains my short bio as well as several of my black and white...

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