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Power of the Triangle

Improve your photography with a simple triangle Using Triangles in Composition & Posing This trick is no secret.  In fact it's not even a trick.  This simple compositional principle is deep rooted in our subconsciousness' desire for simplicity and completeness.  If something is too simple it's not complete, if it's too complex it's not simple... the triangle has the envied position of being the simplest of all the polygons, after all it has the minimum number of lines required to 'close' the shape and promote it from a simple line to a polygon.  Simple and complete, all rolled into...

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Potential Muse(s)?

The last couple of weeks have been very good, model-wise.  I shot two different models for the first time that I'm confident (and hopeful) will make a lot more photos over the next few years by both myself and other photographers. Take a look at some of my favorites from Demi & Jillian!  Shot on separate days.

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AquaTech Underwater Housing

AquaTech Underwater Housing Canon 5D Mark II In a previous post I reviewed underwater point-and-shoot cameras. The cameras from Olympus and Panasonic were a lot of fun but lacked the control most serious photographers would want. Point-and-shoots are easy to carry and easy to use  and that portability comes at a price though, they have relatively slow shutter reaction, no detachable lenses, can't shoot in RAW format... I could go on. So how do you shoot underwater and still keep the control?  Well the solution is simple - take the Canon 5D Mark II under water with a case from AquaTech....

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