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Our Legendary Black Friday Event is On Now!

Ahoy, matey! Are you in search of some sweet photography treasure this Black Friday?

You’re in luck! Because this year, we’ve gone all out to bring you our biggest SALE and GIVEAWAY, ever.

And it’s on right now! Yep, we’ve started the fun early so that you have more time to save. And we’re going to have a lot of fun with this one. You might even find a video of Pirate Lauren on our Black Friday page!

Get the details in this post, and then get to it! The sale and giveaway are already underway, and they won’t last forever, so make sure you act TODAY. There’s no better time to score a great deal and take your photography and your business to new places.
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Free Photo-themed Halloween Cards!

Hey guys!

Halloween’s almost here and so, in the spirit of free treats, we’ve put together a sweet new freebie for you!

Taking a cue from our popular photography-themed valentines, we’ve created four brand new, digitally illustrated cards suited for the spoOOookiness of the season! Send them to your favorite photo-ghouls, or keep a set for yourself!

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Photography Gear Giveaway! Win a $250 Gift Card to B&H Photo!

Want to get yourself some sweet new photography gear, for free?

You’re in luck! Because we’re giving one lucky Photography Concentrate reader a gift card to B&H Photo – the wonderland of photography stores – loaded with $250! 

No purchase necessary, and we’re making it easier than ever to boost your chances of winning.

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7 Things Galen Rowell Can Teach You About Photography

He was a climber. An adventurer. An advocate. An armchair scientist. A writer. An educator. A photographer.

Galen Rowell’s unique combination of skills took him around the world, on assignment for organizations like National Geographic, Life, the World Wildlife Fund, and the National Sciences Foundation, to name a few. His impassioned photographs of the natural world graced multiple covers, propelling him to the status of a giant in the world of outdoor and adventure photography.

Photo by Warren Harding, via www.yosemiteclimbing.org

These skills gave him a wide range of insight into both the profession and lifestyle of photography – from how to pack for a job, to the ethical responsibilities photographers hold to the general public. And, lucky for us, he shared these insights with the world through his many columns and books.

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7 Things Yousuf Karsh Can Teach You About Photography

You may not know his name, but you’ve seen his work.

The images of portrait photographer, Yousuf Karsh, are everywhere. You’ll find them on book jackets, bank notes and postage stamps, and of course, in art galleries and photography books too.

Over his 67-year career, Karsh photographed some of the most notable thinkers, artists, entertainers and leaders of the 20th century, using a lighting technique he himself pioneered. You know those iconic portraits of Queen Elizabeth II, Albert Einstein, Winston Churchill and Ernest Hemingway (just to name a few)? Those are Karsh.

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List of Awesome: November 8

This week, the list is all about variety!

We start you off with news about National Geographic’s photo contest, where amateurs and pros alike are eligible to win an awesome prize. Next up, we’ve got a little photography project that’s seriously sweet. Finally, we wrap things up with a controversial article from the New York Times that’ll make you think twice about giving your work away for free.

We want to know what you think about this last piece, so be sure to chime in when you’re done reading!

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List of Awesome: November 1st

Feeling short on inspiration? This week’s List of Awesome has you covered!

We’ve shared two cool film projects. The first takes you to sunny Washington for a conventional look at how film can record history, beautifully. The second takes you to New York City, and shows how film can record disaster, conventionally and unconventionally. This one’s like anything we’ve seen – don’t miss it!

We’ve also shared a radio interview with Brandon Stanton, the mastermind behind the addictive Humans of New York project. We hope it’ll get you excited about bringing your own projects to life!

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