On Teaching and Photography By Michelle Gardella

I have tried meditating the traditional way. Sitting, back straight, silent, focusing on my breath. A way to observe my thoughts, to practice detachment and inch closer to peace. And I’m not saying that the traditional avenues are useless, in fact, they are profound. AND, for me, nothing brings me right back to my truest

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Announcing: Our Featured Artists

At the beginning of November, we introduced THE GRATITUDE PROJECT, a photo challenge to share images that #definegratitude in your life. Our hope was simply to fill our community with reasons to be thankful and beautiful images to feast our eyes on leading up to Thanksgiving. (If you never scrolled through the hashtag, go! You won’t

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Announcing: Our Instagram Summer Challenge Winner

Summer is coming to a close and so has our Instagram Summer Challenge. It’s always a challenge for communities to stay connected during the busy summer months as everyone is traveling, shooting, or just plain unplugging, so we’ve loved how this challenge has followed you on your adventures no matter how far or close to

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Student Work: Frida Kahlo Inspired Self-Portraits

In her class The Art of the Unexpected, Sharon McKeeman takes her love of art history and explores a groundbreaking artist and painting each week with her students. Discovering the WHY and HOW behind the creation of these revolutionary artworks inspires and guides students into creating their own unexpected images. Class is currently in session and during

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