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Richard Siggins
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Big Prints
Some of you may not know this but I sell prints of my photos. I have a pretty wide selection online but have a huge selection available offline. Recently a customer in Chattanooga Tennessee was looking for prints to decorate his new home. I was able to work...

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Middle Prong Trail - History, Wildflowers, Water, and Waterfalls!
We explored a new trail Saturday and I want to share it with you.  It's the Middle Prong Trail in the Smoky Mountains National Park.  Now it's not new and we have been on this trail before, but only less than a mile.  Saturday we hiked the four miles to Ind...

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Know Someone Interested In Nature Photography?
Are you interested in nature photography?  Do you know someone who might be interested in taking photos like these?  Read on... All photos from 2016 walk Each year I do a one hour program on nature photography followed by a casual walk/stroll through the wo...

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What Tripod Should I Get?
I have taught some photography classes over the past several months.  One question that keeps coming up in class is "what tripod should I buy?"  This question is not limited to students in the classes.  Friends have sent me notes or come up to me and asked ...

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A Personal Creativity Challenge
I tend to get in a photographic rut.  I take my camera out to some really cool places and come back with photos that are similar to what I have taken many times before at other places.   I shoot from a comfortable place where I compose similar shots using t...

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Walk By Faith and Grow in Grace
I am participating in a 52-week photo challenge this year.  Now that I am retired I have more time to spend working on my photography skills and a weekly photo challenge is a great way to force me out of my comfort zone to learn new things. This week's chal...

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I'm switching to Fuji X-T2 mirrorless camera and selling my Canon gear
Back in November of 2015, I purchased a Fuji X-T1 and four lenses from a local photographer buddy. I have been using both the Fuji and my older Canon 5D Mark II DSLR since then.  Over time I have found I was using the Fuji and leaving the Canon at home more...

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Capturing Movement
Sunday afternoon I went for a walk with my camera. It's all my wife and kids fault -- they gave me a Fitbit for my birthday and I had to walk to get my 10,000 steps for the day.   I had brought my camera not knowing what I would find at Warriors Path State ...

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How's Your Color?
I can still remember way way back in the dark ages when I was a kid. If I was sick, my mother might tell me my color didn't look good. A little sick and I might have been pale.  Really sick and I might have a green tint "around the gills". If I got any sick...

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Going For One Thing And Getting Another
Does this happen to anyone else?   I'll go to the grocery store to pick up one thing.  Maybe a gallon of milk.  When I come out I have several other things besides milk in my cart. Sometimes that may include things such as a one pound bag of peanut M&Ms.   ...
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