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How To's & Tips From A Landscape Photographer

  “Landscapes, travel, and people are my favorite styles of photography. In a constant search to improve my skills to bring my audience quality work that reflects my passion for the beauty of our world.” Roberto Destarac was born and raised in Guatemala City, Guatemala. He went to college in New Mexico, U.S. and obtained a BSC in Geological Engineering from the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. After school, he worked in the mineral exploration industry for many years and visited numerous remote locations throughout Latin America. It was during those journeys that he discovered his passion for beautiful landscapes and cultures.     Roberto spent many years as a self-taught photographer with decent results until 2012, when...

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Val's Focus on Photography and Educating Teenagers

  Val Vesa is a very passionate photographer from Romania, but he wouldn’t necessarily call himself a photographer. Taking photos and telling stories with photography is his favorite pass time. Back in the day, in communist times, taking photos was much prohibited, because you had to be approved by the party to become a photographer. If you were attending an event, you’re there to enjoy and watch, without taking photos, unless you have a special license or approval. But right after communism fell in 1990, there were many German, Italian, and English people coming into the country trying to help and bring food and supplies, and one of these groups had a photographer with them, and he gave Val a Japanese...

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An Event to Build Photography and Community

They connected their love fo photography and community, through a festival that was created by those young and aspiring photographers, who didn’t spend a cent.  Mohammed joins us to talk about an experience he and his photographer friends went through. They had organized a festival in his home town in Libya to share the roots of his culture and to teach people in his community about the beauty of photography.   Brainstorm your idea and then bring it to life The idea surfaced as they realized the cultural problem present in the Libyan community. People were shy of portraying their cultural clothing, as well as not familiar with the art of photography. So they came up with the idea of...

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