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John Kaminski
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Congrats +Trey Ratcliff! Amazing accomplishment. You rock.
 
Thanks for the 100 Billion Views here on G+! Y'all have been just incredible, and I really appreciate it.

Here's a photo I just took at sunset in the amazing White Sands of New Mexico. Just absolutely incredible there... never seen anything like this landscape... it was soft and fluffy, like warm snow that never melts.  Now we're getting ready for the big Phoenix photo walk this evening.  It's gonna be another hot one... I'll bring an extra shirt I think!
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Big fan of Trey.Thank you for sharing this John
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iDiivil

Shot with the awesome gamer iDiivil a few weeks ago on a trip to Los Angeles.

Nikon D800E
Natural light

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Teop pouris
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Here's a Throw Back Thursday of a shoot that I did with Becca. Of course it was shot on Monday, but that seems like a long time ago. It's been a long week. 

#TBT   #LowKey  

Model: Becca Duttry
Hair: Chrissy Monaco
Makeup: Stacey Wolfe
Assistant: Lauren Jerry

+Nikon USA D800E
Nikon 50mm f/1.4
Alien Bees

f/9
1/250 sec
ISO 200
50 mm
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Damn!
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#blackandwhite  
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Just a few of my students on their internships. My visits started last week. 7 done and 13 more to go. 
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drinks with a view

Pregaming it before the #CAPSRANGERS at MSG
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Awesome image and story from +Scott Wyden Kivowitz. Nice job Scott...and how can I get one of those patches?
Early June I was with a group of friends in the Palouse, Washington area. We went to photograph the rolling hills and the beauty architecture and farms. We
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Thanks dude! You'd have to join one of the trips :-)
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+Nikon USA D800E
50mm f/1.4
Shot at f/2.0
ISO 200
1/200 sec
Natural Light

Edited in +Adobe Photoshop Lightroom &  +Adobe Photoshop 
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Caroline White

I'm posting this one today from a recent shoot in Toronto with Caroline White. We shot in a small hotel room, but made due by creating a studio-like setting with a gray canvas backdrop and a single light with an octobox modifier. We were going for a dramatic and dark portrait. This is what we ended up with.
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Great photo John, really love the contrast of the shades of gray (background and hoodie)
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Now, you can sign up for The Arcanum with any email address!  www.TheArcanum.com 

It's a small change, but an important one.  And if you're one of the initial 1,000+ that signed up, be sure to go over and spruce-up your application, along with your current email address! We had a bit of a problem with a lot of people not getting their invitations because of the way it used to work. 

Also, if you want to see a recent video of some people talking about what it's actually like on the inside, watch this! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YAKcjf_5HKQ 

(this photo was taken around midnight in Namibia)
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Fading into the morning fog

Walking up 5th avenue a few minutes ago and shot this iPhone image. Edited in #snapseed while waking to Starbucks for a quick coffee. #oldschool look
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Portrait and glamour photographer
Introduction

I've always been interested in photography both for work and for fun, but it wasn't until 2012 that I really started to focus on the art of shooting people. My interest in portraiture began rather technically as a way to better understand lighting and techniques, but quickly evolved into a passion for working with and directing people. 

“My style has evolved over the years, but slowly started to focus on capturing beauty with painterly imagery.”

While my photography started as a hobby, it’s now an obsession. Since I have a full time job that I love, I have the ability to pick projects that interest me. What I choose to shoot, I choose for art and creativity. Whether it be a personal shoot, an update to a model’s portfolio, or a brand-specific concept; I am very selective in the projects and clients that I choose to work with. This allows me to put all of my effort into getting the most out of the subject instead of rushing to get it completed. 

If you are interested in learning more about my photography or would like to work with me on a specific project, please contact me. If you’re excited about creating something beautiful for yourself or your brand then I am excited about working with you.

Bragging rights
Was on the cover of a magazine, hit the lottery (for $10), and was 1 under par at the Old Course of St. Andrews.
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Master in The Arcancum
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Portrait Photography
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  • The Arcanum
    Master, present
  • Penn State University
    Associate Professor, 2009 - 2015
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Lara was exceptional. We are a pretty high maintenance family and very demanding. The bottom line is hat we feel like this was a big investment for us so we expect a bit of attention when it comes to out our requests. Despite all of our crazy requests, Lara and her group provided us with exceptional service. We can't express enough how great she handled all of our questions to make the design exactly what we wanted. She's amazing and we highly recommend her for anyone wanting a high end and quality landscape design. 10 stars!
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I've been going to Lydia at Viva Bella since moving to the area and can't say enough good things about her and the entire staff. In the past when selecting a salon in a new area I would get a great first haircut where the stylist paid attention to the details. After 2-3 times going I would find that it was a rush job and didn't really get me what I wanted (and I'm not even picky). For the first time, I can honestly say that the last haircut I had was as good as the first. As a guy, I realize that I'm not there primary clientele but they do a great job on men and women. I liked them so much I have even started using them to help out with hair for my portrait photography studio. They just do fantastic work. Regardless of the style or job, they are professional, talented and just plain fun to be around. I highly recommend them for men or women looking for an excellent experience that you can guarantee will be the same from the first cut or style to your most recent.
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