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Sneak Peek: Dennis & Sanho

The Korean traditional dress, called a hanbok, is a gorgeous colorful garment to photograph. Can't wait to share more beautiful sweetness from Dennis and Sanho's special day!

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Tips: If You Can’t Go Big… Go Small! Be H.A.P.P.Y.

A big part of being an artistic photographer is how you see the world.

Sometimes, this means making the ordinary into something interesting.

If you happen upon a majestic purple waterfall cascading down a mountain covered in tropical parrots, then your pictures will basically make themselves.

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Sneak Peek! Wilfred & Brenda’s Wedding

Here's a preview of Wilfred & Brenda's wedding! If there was ever a sweeter couple, it was them! Simple and elegant details perfectly complimented their fun and loving personalities. Can't wait to share more from the final gallery in about two weeks. Enjoy!

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Andria & Roosevelt: Engagement / Nikon D7000 Pics & Tips on Picking Portrait Locations

Aspiring portrait photographers! Chances are, you've got great backgrounds all around you! Before you drive 40 minutes to some national park, or some other lavish area, see what kind of backgrounds you can make with that tree in your own backyard! You might be surprised.

Nikon D7000, 35mm f/1.8G, 50mm f/1.4D, 85mm f/1.4D

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Isaac and Luz’ Wedding

This blog has been moved to joshliba.com/blog, and you are currently viewing an archived post.  To visit the new blog, click here!

Back from North Carolina and couldn’t wait to post some of the best images from the day.  Full gallery coming soon!  Enjoy! Read more

Human: At the Heart of the Image

Again, this isn't another "It's not the camera..." post. Why? In those posts, people hint that the camera is the great and perfect tool, and if you make garbage images, you are solely responsible. It implies that the camera is on a higher level that you as a clueless user, need to reach. Let's turn that around.

Instead of focusing on the photographer's faults, focus on what the camera lacks

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Wedding: Mike and Monica

It was a long drive to North Carolina for this very well planned wedding. I don't think I've met a more energetic and smiling groom! Mike was constantly making all of us laugh, and especially his lovely bride Monica. So thanks Mike, for helping to make these pictures great! Smiling people are beautiful people.

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1 Second DIY Softbox: A White Door.

Bouncing the flash into a white door to my right (3 ft away) and shielding any direct flash with my hand emulated a sort of strip softbox look.

Remember that once you bounce your flash, the source of light is no longer the flash gun, but whatever you bounce it off of. In this case, a long and large white door.

Larger source = Softer light

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