Musings — OEM vs ColorCone Ink

Originally all of my printing was done on an Epson Stylus Pro 4880 a really great printer for paper 17x22 inches.  However, through my own fault it suffered a catastrophic failure and rather than pay the hefty price for a new own I bought the Epson 3880. ...

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Often, I'm what you might call a roadside photographer.  As we get older it gets harder and harder to take the strenuous trails.  So, what is a photographer to do but take the easy/moderate trails or become a roadside photographer whether you are a novice or...

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Sony World Photography Awards

Open Competition Submission Deadline:  January 7, 2021 13:00 GMT Sony's World Photography Awards  is open for submissions. "Photographers of all abilities can enter multiple single images to the following categories: Architecture, Culture, Creative, Motion,...

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Photo Contests

Photo contests are a great place to showcase you work; however, not all contests are created equal.  I encourage all photographers at all levels of expertise to enter, but my advise is do your homework.  Several contests sole purpose, it appears, is to make...

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LensCulture Black & White Awards (2020)

The LensCulture black and white awards are back.  A call for entries has gone out with a deadline of October 21, 2020. Show the world the beauty of black and white.  Color is distracting while black and white focus the viewer with subtle tones. It shapes...

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Neutral Density Magazine – the ND Awards

Hurry — Contest closes 20 September 2020 — Neutral Density Magazine's ND Awards promote photography and photographers to audiences all over the world. The winners of the Professional and Non-Professional sections will receive the titles: ND Photographer of the Year...

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