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Donald Leon Farrow
Attended School of the Photographic Arts: Ottawa
Lived in 722 Granville St., Vancouver, BC V62 IE4, Canada
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An iconic photograph when discussions started regarding the War on Poverty.
A crowdsourced photo, audio, video, and writing archive of Appalachia designed and directed by Roger May.
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More on Appalachia.  I thought this was interesting.....
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I'm been reading historical accounts of the Appalachian People.   Some of these areas have been completely devastated by mountain top removal practices in recent years.  Although many Americans are not aware, the mountain top removal business is going very strong today, with the coal obtained being sold to other countries. 
The next photographer featured in the series Looking at Appalachia is Shelby Lee Adams. Shelby contacted me via Facebook last month and was kind enough to agree to collaborate on this series. After nearly three hours of phone calls and many email exchanges, he wrote the following essay, published here for the first time. Shelby Lee …
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Here's an idea, Google "wedding photography images", then Google " award winning wedding photography".  This will give you an idea of what separates the ordinary from the extraordinary. 
When you're photographing a wedding or another venue, think of how you can move beyond the ordinary.  For certian, understand what the family wants so you can provide the requested service, then you may want to add a few touches beyond the standard snaps.  So as you begin, remember the idea is "in addition to", and not "instead of", because your clients may not be as adventerous as you are.
For the attached photos, credits go to Davina and Daniel of Snippet and Ink for the church scene they are award winning photographers.
Credits for the lady with the birds overhead go to Cristiano Ostinelli, and award winning photographer in Italy.  These photos and more can be found by a Google of Award Winning Photography and looking at images.  
 
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When we think of incredible photography, we think of National Geographic.  Here are some thoughts from the magazine.
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Think of the many humanitarian contributions of the photographic arts.
Tackle Tanzania, 2015 Aga embarked on a humanitarian photo-documentation journey in awe of helping the local community in Tanzania, on behalf of Photographers Without Borders. She was situated in the southern part of the country for about three weeks this past September, and due to her remarkable talent, she was able to pick up Swahili, read more
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More photographs on the coal aspect....
Photographer Roger May was born in the Tug River Valley on the West Virginia/Kentucky border. His soon-to-be published "Testify" is, he says, "a visual love letter to Appalachia, the land of my blood. This is my testimony of how I came to see the importance of home and my connection to place."
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This is a good conversation on Appalachia today.
I could introduce this post by listing all the hackneyed misrepresentations of Appalachia. It would be easy. Boxing people in is easy. Writing off a region is easy. What’s more difficult is s…
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This photo is from an advertisement for Linh's Bridal Shop.  And the point is to remember that our best photography avoids photo's that look too contrived or posed, obvious or stiff or odd. The people in this photo from the Linh's Bridal adversisement are relaxed, and don't seem to know their photo is being taken.  And of course that's the point.  Obtaining such photos takes great expertise - and this is why they are above standard.
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How about some thoughts from the National Geographic Photographers?
This post was originally published the day we launched Proof. We’re resurfacing it for this week’s #ThrowbackThursday to celebrate two years of stories about the power of photography—and our …
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I present to you one of the most beautiful women of all time - Audrey Hepburn - thanks to the camera.  I got these from a Google of "Audrey Hepbun Images".
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Donald Leon Farrow is a freelance photographer, who finances his passion through is work as a traveling nurse anesthetist
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Donald Leon Farrow saw the world through a true photographer's eyes as long as he can remember.  There are so many beautiful landscapes and images when Donald Leon Farrow was younger - that he could not capture with a camera, as Don did not have one.  But these images were etched into his memory, and Donald Leon Farrow was the only one who could see them. When Donald Leon Farrow was 7 years old, his dad brought Don a camera.  Donald Leon Farrow's dad was a doctor - but also a magnificent photographer.  His dad was usually called upon to photograph family weddings.  Donald Leon Farrow was taught by his dad the art of composition and lighting, and how to develop film pictures in the old fashioned dark room.  Donald Leon Farrow attended photography fairs, lectures and club events with his dad.  Those were some of the best memories of Don's life - and he knew that he was hooked on photography.  Later, Donald Leon Farrow his dad's passion for medical science and became an Nurse Anesthetist with dad's help.  With a good income and generous time and travel - Donald Leon Farrow can pursue his primary passion of photography.

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Donald Leon Farrow has no bragging rghts for himself - but for the many wonderful people I have met along my journey. To them I say thank you.
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  • School of the Photographic Arts: Ottawa
    Photographic Arts and Production
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