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15 Favorites of 2015

 

1937 Cadillac Touring Sedan Hood Ornament - Photo by Bill Serne Photography

The year 2015 was an interesting one for me photographically. I saw challenges I had never seen before, and because of that, was able to learn even more about the craft I love.  I continue to see my work progress in a different way.  In my mind I know …

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Mentors and Inspiration

Mentors are funny things. You never know who will become when and at what moment in life. For me, there have been some obvious ones. From Charlie Brill, my first college professor at Kent State, to all the exceptional photographers and editors I have been fortunate enough to work with …

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Behind the Cloak of Invisibility

Dade City Wild Things

“You don’t make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved.” – Ansel Adams

 Photography is my passion and has been since I was …

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Musings on luck’s role in getting a good shot

I have always thought that good photographers are lucky. Sometimes.

But in my later in life photo experiences, good photographers make their own good luck happen for them.

How is this?

Planning and scouting photo shoots beforehand. This would include knowing what the light will be, where the main subjects …

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