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Straight path over a wooden bridge through a lush, summer Appalachian forest with a waterfall flowing underneath.

Break Out of a Creative Rut: Strategies for Rediscovering Inspiration

Lessons learned and actionable strategies to get out of a creative rut as a nature and landscape photographer.

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If we were on the trail together, standing with our tripods waiting for sunrise, or hanging around the campfire, this is a snapshot of what I’d share with you.

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The Three Most Important Words to Transform Your Photography

How do we train our brain to keep us motivated for landscape photography? There are three important words to improve and transform your photography.

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7 simple tips and 3 different options on how to organize your lightroom folders for nature and landscape photographers

7 Powerful Tips to Organize Lightroom Folders

Lightroom & Photoshop

At what point do we stop being a person with a camera taking snapshots and become a photographer creating images? Better yet, how do we grow into an artist?

Building Creative Confidence: What Makes You a Photographer?

Stories, Thoughts, & Reflections

Many issues people face in Lightroom come from importing incorrectly. Here, I share my best practices on how to import your photos into Lightroom.

Many problems in Lightroom stem from importing incorrectly. Here, I share my three best practices on importing your photos into Lightroom.

The Smartest Way to Import Your Photos into Lightroom Classic

Lightroom & Photoshop

The Among the Hills collection will be on display during the month of May at Wild Elder Wine & Cider. Prints in various sizes will be available and ten percent of the exhibition proceeds will benefit the local Carbon County Environmental Education Center

Introducing the Among the Hills Nature Photography Exhibition

Landscape Photography

Spring Landscape Photography of Spring Cascades in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Chrissy Donadi reflects on the aspects of spring photography which attract nature and landscape photographers to the season.

Why Are We Attracted to Spring Photography?

Landscape Photography

How to move your Lightroom catalog in four easy to follow steps

Learn how to move your Adobe Lightroom catalog from an external hard drive to your desktop computer or vice versa with these 4 easy steps.

How to Move Your Lightroom Catalog From an External Drive Back to Your Desktop (or Vice Versa)

Lightroom & Photoshop

How do we train our brain to keep us motivated for landscape photography? There are three important words to improve and transform your photography.

The Three Most Important Words to Transform Your Photography

Stories, Thoughts, & Reflections

Where to Store Your Lightroom Presets and should you check store presets with Lightroom catalog?

Learn about using Lightroom presets and the one exception when you should check that infamous “store Lightroom presets with catalog” box.

Where to Store Your Lightroom Presets

Landscape Photography

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