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We just lost one of the most important photographers of our time.

Thank you Mary Ellen for sharing your vision of the world with us for so long.

You will be missed.


#RIP
Mary Ellen Mark has died. She was 75.
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The Future of Business Cards is here!!

You have to see this to believe it but I just got my new fully functioning CAMERA BUSINESS CARDS from Jukebox Print and I can't say enough good things about them!

Solar powered, 64 Bit Processor, Camera And Touchscreen!!

WOW!!!

Check out my blog post for more details and a great video!
http://blog.kenkaminesky.com/2015/04/01/awesome-functioning-camera-business-cards/

Don't forget to visit JukeboxPrint's site for all the details and a very special introductory price on your first order of incredible fully functioning camera business cards!
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These are fantastic!!!  I ordered a couple of boxes!
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Microsoft has now published part two of the story they wrote about me on their blog.

This time they focused on the story behind the photo and how the images I shoot have deeper meaning for me. They touch on the importance of image editing, the experiences that surround the photographs, how the people that join me on my photo tours inspire me, and how I try to make the images that I create an homage to the places that I travel to.

It is quite an honour to have one article about be on the Microsoft blog and I'm thrilled that they saw fit to publish a second story. I had a lot of fun talking with them and they did an awesome job conveying what I said and meant in a very eloquent way.

Hope you enjoy the article... Have a great start to the week :-)
Stories are an essential element of creating great experiences. Stories need not be large or long to be memorable: they just need to resonate with [ ...]
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+Ken Kaminesky I enjoyed reading it! :)
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I had a lot of fun judging the Explore the Elements photo contest from Thomas Cook UK and the winners were announced yesterday.

I was the judge for the Water category and was instantly drawn to the photo by Marius Vieth seen in the link here.

For all the winning photos fro the categories of Air, Earth, Water, and Fire, as well as the grand prize winner of the £5000 travel fund, check out my blog post.

Thanks to everyone who entered... And congrats to all our worthy winners :-)
Explore the Elements Photo Contest Winners: There were some tough choices to be made and here are the judges top picks! Congrats to all the winners.
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No matter how much I travel, I always have a wish list of places to visit that make my imagination run wild. Myanmar is certainly one of the top 3 places in the world that I want to see and experience right now and I feel like the universe was listening now that it is happening!

For so long this country is been closed off to the west and while I wish I could have gone several years ago before any western influence had touched Myanmar, I'm thrilled that I'm getting the chance to visit in April.

Have you been to Burma/Myanmar?
What was your favourite part?
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Better visit temple in morning, as afternoon could be hot, n visitors are expected to be bare footed, walk outdoor 10--20metres, floor can be hot in afternoon.
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One of the most unique places I have ever seen in my life is Plitvice Lakes National Park in beautiful Croatia.

The waterfalls are innumerable and seem to come from absolutely nowhere. It's not just the sights of the falls but the soothing sounds of the water streaming and cascading that makes Plitvice so amazing. This place is truly a natural wonder of the world.

Thanks to Plura Travel for making the trip so memorable. I'm looking forward to my next trip to Croatia now :-)

http://www.plura-travel.hr
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We're entering the last two weeks of this awesome giveaway from my new company Dream Photo Tours!

Of the $12,000 in total prizes, some of the biggest and best ones are still up for grabs in the last two weeks of this massive photo gear giveaway, so be sure to sign up now if you haven’t already.
Winning a prize one week does not disqualify you as a potential prizewinner in any of the other weeks.

Participants in the giveaway can share via the widget on the official giveaway page for bonus entries each week as indicated on the giveaway page.


The Prizes for week four include:
- Fujifilm X-30 camera! 
- Formatt-Hitech Master Filter Kit Ken Kaminesky Signature Edition
- Wacom Intuos Pro Pen & Touch Tablet (Black, Medium)* 
- OnOne Perfect Photo Suite 9.0 
- MacPhun: Creative Kit Plus 
- G-Technology: G-DRIVE® ev ATC with Thunderbolt
- ThinkTank Photo: StreetWalker® HardDrive Camera Backpack
- Phase One: Capture One Pro 8
- PhotoShelter: Annual account
- SmugMug: Business account
- Really Right Stuff: TQC-14 with BH-30 LR
- 500px: Awesome account
*Wacom products can be won by US residents only

Thanks so much to all you dreamers who have already signed up and congratulations to all of our lucky winners so far.

Good Luck!

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Dream Photo Tours Massive giveaway with chance to win $12K in prizes from Fujifilm, OnOne, G-Tech, Really Right Stuff, ThinkTank Photo, Wacom and more.
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Made some new friends today at the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon. Just the beginning of my adventure with Viking River Cruises as we explore Burma for the next 11 days.

What a beautiful and kind people the Burmese are. I'm truly taken with their sincere smiles and friendly disposition. They are genuinely happy to see us and take the time to talk with us and share a laugh and a smile.

Looking forward to what tomorrow brings! 

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Great Photo - Beautiful Children. Have A Wonderful Trip,
Make Lots Of New Friends And Send Lots Of Pics.
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Dreaming of Italy as I sip my espresso this morning. Coffee tastes better when in Italy... Then again, EVERYTHING tastes better in Italy! ;-)

http://dreamphototours.com/italy-photo-tour/

We have 2 spots left on our awesome Italy Dream Photo Tours for this May and would love to have you join us. Registration closes soon.

Grazie e abbiate un fine settimana meraviglioso!
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This is the last day of the amazing Giveaway that have run for the last five weeks for our new company Dream Photo Tours.

http://bit.ly/DreamGiveaway15

We've given away some awesome gear from our wonderful sponsors and we have a lot of lucky winners that have already won some exciting prizes!

The final Grand Prize will be drawn at midnight tonight when someone will walk away with a Fujifilm X-T1 camera kit valued at $1,899.00.
Even if you have already entered, visit the site to see how you can qualify for bonus entries.

Thanks to everyone who entered and to the companies who were incredibly generous in providing us with Cameras, Tripods, Photo Editing Software, Camera Bags, Hard Drives, Portfolio Sites, Drawing Tablets, Filter Kits, and much more!

Good luck to everyone the final draw for the Grand Prize :-)
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It was a nice surprise to have Microsoft reach out to me for an interview that they shared on their blog this week.

It was sincere pleasure to have a frank discussion about the state of photography as business today, the necessity of good branding, taking chances, and one of my favourite topics... Photography tours :-)
“It’s one thing to have passion and love what you do. It’s another thing to earn a living by doing so.” It’s a realistic look [ ...]
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Thanks +Keith Weng ... Maybe one day :-)

+Frank Cardoze I'd love to get back to Chicago! Such a great city for architecture!

+Lori Guerdett Glad you enjoyed the story! 
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