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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Photography in the Real World – By Chris Messenger

You may find this to be a difficult scenario to visualize, but what if social media ceased to exist as we know it? What would happen if hashtags were gone & we didn’t even have digital followers and didn’t care about what was trending that day? Better yet, if social media were gone as we

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Teacher Stories : Candice Brooke and Crafting it Forward

For the last eight years, Candice Brooke has been a successful, full time wedding and family photographer along with her husband, Mark. Candice teaches our valuable WEDDING // Booking Out Your Year class. And now in addition to photography, Candice has recently started another meaningful business, Crafting It Forward, a service that sends monthly craft kits for families

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Teacher Stories: On the road with Molly Flanagan

DEFINE teacher, Molly Flanagan, took a break from teaching Visual Storytelling this summer to adventure with her family on a cross-country road trip, exploring the country together as she also shot family sessions, spoke at conferences and connected with DEFINE students. Leaving her camera in her bag for client sessions only, she documented their explorations

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