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On Assignment: Go Forward!

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When I read the details for this month’s Lenspiration photo assignment, I thought “Hey, this is going to be easy; I have plenty of brothers to use as models, it’s a bright sunny day, and I know exactly where to shoot it!” Well, as usual, it didn’t exactly turn out as expected. . . . […]

On Assignment: In The Danger Zone

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It’s time to take some pictures for the missionaries in Europe again! This time, we’re going for a spring-time theme. And illustrating Psalm 119:103, “How sweet are thy words unto my taste! yea, sweeter than honey to my mouth!” If you decide to go out and take pictures of honey bees like I did, beware. […]

When What You’re Looking For Doesn’t Exist

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Photographing for the new Lenspiration photo assignment turned out much better than I expected! Isn’t it great that ideas from sources outside of yourself are often what help you find exactly what you could not find by yourself? I think it’s interesting how, without my intending it, this video actually illustrated my own personal pursuit of purity. Every […]

The Toughest Photo Assignment Yet!

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Heritage Defense, a Texas-based organization dedicated to protecting the biblical family through legal assistance and public policy initiatives, is creating two life-sized posters to be used as part of their trade show booth backdrop display . . . and they have asked the photographers on Lenspiration to shoot the photos for them! This is no […]

The Story of the 2x Extender

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I’ve done a lot of outdoor photography, but I’ve done very little with telephoto lenses! Why? Because the longest lens I’ve ever had in the longest time was a 70-200mm. And on a full frame camera, that just doesn’t reach very far. When I was first getting started in photography, I used my dads old […]

Revealing the Next Photo Assignment!

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So, how does the next photo assignment have to do with “shooting for excellence”? Watch the assignment reveal video below to find out! Raising the bar is kind of a difficult idea to shoot for, so thankfully Kirk, the one requesting the photo, has given us several tangible ideas for exactly what to shoot for! […]

Ever Photographed Photographers?

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It’s time to update the header image on the Lenspiration.com! And I’d love to update it with one of your photos! So hence, the next Shoot to Serve photo assignment: Photographer. Do you think you can take a really great picture of a photographer? Of course, it needs to be nice and sharp and epic […]