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Darlene Hildebrandt
Works at dPS as Managing Editor. Digital Photo Mentor as photography teacher, tutor, mentor, workshop leader. With Burwell School of Photography as instructor. Also works at being a world traveller whenever possible, perpetual student of something (currently blogging and Spanish), self professed internet and Google+ junkie. Her vision is to use her talents to share a passion for photography with others, and in doing so expand their world and creativity, especially the 40+ crowd and those who doubt they can be creative; have no time; feel they're past their prime learning years - all handled by Darlene in a sensitive and encouraging way.
Attended Nait Photography, Facebook 101, G+ university and LIFE!
Lives in Edmonton, Canada but is a student and child of the world.
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I'm on This Week in Photo with none other than +Rick Sammon and of course the ever charming +Frederick Van Johnson  . Was a great show lots of fun discussion. Check it out. 
 
Which is better, Paper or PIXELS? This week on #TWiP I'm joined by +Darlene Hildebrandt and +Rick Sammon to find the answer!
TWiP 423 - Learning Photography - Paper vs Pixels. A discussion with Rick Sammon & Darlene Hildebrandt on learning photography.
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Just as friend,not about......ok

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Including yours truly! 
Ask a working photographer to recommend a camera, and 90% of the time he or she will suggest the model sitting in his or her own camera bag. Put the same question to a professional ...
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interview with one of our Nicaraguan tour participants on her experience - she shares her amazing photos and thoughts 
I asked a recent photo tour participant why she went on the trip and what she got out of it. She shares her thoughts and images with us.
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hey photography writers! We are looking for some guest articles over on +Digital Photography School - dPS . 

Qualifications to write for us: you must either be an active professional photographer, or advanced amateur with both writing and teaching skills. 

What we are looking for in a guest article: have a look at the site. We have 3 categories: photography tutorials of "how tos", gear (reviews and tips on using certain piece of gear, comparisons, etc), and post-processing (mainly LR and PS but open to other programs and tutorials using them too). 

What you get: 
- to be seen as an authority writing for a large website 
- lots of eyeballs on your article and your work (we have over 4 million followers and people on our email list)
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hey photography writers! We are looking for some guest articles over on +Digital Photography School - dPS . 

Qualifications to write for us: you must either be an active professional photographer, or advanced amateur with both writing and teaching skills. 

What we are looking for in a guest article: have a look at the site. We have 3 categories: photography tutorials of "how tos", gear (reviews and tips on using certain piece of gear, comparisons, etc), and post-processing (mainly LR and PS but open to other programs and tutorials using them too). 

What you get: 
- to be seen as an authority writing for a large website 
- lots of eyeballs on your article and your work (we have over 4 million followers and people on our email list)
- link back to your site and social media networks in your bio 
- google love (writing for other sites helps your site rank higher for the same keyword terms like photography)

If this sounds like you - please fill in this form:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Y6pveUuvrT3MbkRumLuHHlhPFfPbrRKMnCuC2HBzG2s/viewform
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hey photography writers! We are looking for some guest articles over on +Digital Photography School - dPS . 

Qualifications to write for us: you must either be an active professional photographer, or advanced amateur with both writing and teaching skills. 

What we are looking for in a guest article: have a look at the site. We have 3 categories: photography tutorials of "how tos", gear (reviews and tips on using certain piece of gear, comparisons, etc), and post-processing (mainly LR and PS but open to other programs and tutorials using them too). 

What you get: 
- to be seen as an authority writing for a large website 
- lots of eyeballs on your article and your work (we have over 4 million followers and people on our email list)
- link back to your site and social media networks in your bio 
- google love (writing for other sites helps your site rank higher for the same keyword terms like photography)

If this sounds like you - please fill in this form:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Y6pveUuvrT3MbkRumLuHHlhPFfPbrRKMnCuC2HBzG2s/viewform
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if you are a dog lover and also love the classic painting this image was created in homage to - please buy a print and help pay for a life saving surgery for my friend's dog
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I was honored to be a guest on this podcast discussing portraits and tips. Check it out. 
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aw cutest thing I've seen today!  +Rob Cooper  your favorite dog
 
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hey photography writers! We are looking for some guest articles over on +Digital Photography School - dPS . 

Qualifications to write for us: you must either be an active professional photographer, or advanced amateur with both writing and teaching skills. 

What we are looking for in a guest article: have a look at the site. We have 3 categories: photography tutorials of "how tos", gear (reviews and tips on using certain piece of gear, comparisons, etc), and post-processing (mainly LR and PS but open to other programs and tutorials using them too). 

What you get: 
- to be seen as an authority writing for a large website 
- lots of eyeballs on your article and your work (we have over 4 million followers and people on our email list)
- link back to your site and social media networks in your bio 
- google love (writing for other sites helps your site rank higher for the same keyword terms like photography)

If this sounds like you - please fill in this form:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Y6pveUuvrT3MbkRumLuHHlhPFfPbrRKMnCuC2HBzG2s/viewform
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hey photography writers! We are looking for some guest articles over on +Digital Photography School - dPS . 

Qualifications to write for us: you must either be an active professional photographer, or advanced amateur with both writing and teaching skills. 

What we are looking for in a guest article: have a look at the site. We have 3 categories: photography tutorials of "how tos", gear (reviews and tips on using certain piece of gear, comparisons, etc), and post-processing (mainly LR and PS but open to other programs and tutorials using them too). 

What you get: 
- to be seen as an authority writing for a large website 
- lots of eyeballs on your article and your work (we have over 4 million followers and people on our email list)
- link back to your site and social media networks in your bio 
- google love (writing for other sites helps your site rank higher for the same keyword terms like photography)

If this sounds like you - please fill in this form:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Y6pveUuvrT3MbkRumLuHHlhPFfPbrRKMnCuC2HBzG2s/viewform
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  • dPS as Managing Editor. Digital Photo Mentor as photography teacher, tutor, mentor, workshop leader. With Burwell School of Photography as instructor. Also works at being a world traveller whenever possible, perpetual student of something (currently blogging and Spanish), self professed internet and Google+ junkie. Her vision is to use her talents to share a passion for photography with others, and in doing so expand their world and creativity, especially the 40+ crowd and those who doubt they can be creative; have no time; feel they're past their prime learning years - all handled by Darlene in a sensitive and encouraging way.
    Managing Editor, 2013 - present
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Photography tutor, workshop leader, travel enthusiast, and person that can help you take better photos!
Introduction
I've been a photographer for over 26 years and gone through many incarnations of myself in this industry.  Now, I'm dedicated to helping ordinary people like you learn how to use your SLR, to take better photos, and to really enjoy what you're doing.  

I am a photography educator leading workshops through Burwell School of Photography in Edmonton, AB and also offer online courses, free articles, and photography travel tours through my site Digital Photo Mentor.

Currently we are taking bookings for Nicaragua photo tour in November 2014, and a photography tour to Cuba for January 2015.  If you live in the U.S. and want to come, it IS possible - ask me how!  If you live anywhere else - it's easy. 1 days in the country, we see 3 very different areas, do some dancing, ride classic cars, and just having a great time!  

If you want to get in touch please contact me here!
Bragging rights
I could say a lot of "blah, blah, blah" stuff here about awards, degrees and professional accomplishments but you don't really want to hear that stuff do you? Didn't think so! My biggest bragging rights are when my students say stuff like this: " After two classes I was able to apply everything I learned in those classes and take a photo in the pitch dark of an old beaten up truck in the bush and make it look cool. Every time I open the photo I think, "Wow I took that!".
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  • Nait Photography, Facebook 101, G+ university and LIFE!
    Photography, 1986 - 1988
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This week, Jeffrey Totaro & Darlene Hildebrandt join Frederick to talk about the new social network on the block - Ello. Plus GoPro adds new

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Today I’ll receive the keys to a huge two bedroom condo just minutes from the beach in Carlsbad, CA. I’m moving in with this woman who I lov

Six Tips for Getting the Best Quality Images Every Time
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If you want to get the best quality images from your digital camera, these six tips will help.

What Lens Should I Buy Next, & Other FAQs About Cameras
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Taken with a simple 50mm f/1.8 lens and reversal ring. Could it be sharper? Sure. But is it still fun and cheap – yes!