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Put a smile on someone’s face

Getting a subject to give an authentic smile for a photograph can be easier said than done. It mostly involves establishing a rapport with them and making them feel comfortable in front of the camera, again, easier said than done. Here’s a short video featuring North Carolina-based photographer Tamara Lackey who’s a Nikon ambassador. In [...]

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Another reminder

Just a reminder that we’re still taking submissions for the readers’ photo challenge assignment: Flowers. You don’t necessarily need a fancy DSLR camera. I took the above photo of lupine growing wild at the Stone Lake National Wildlife refuge near Elk Grove with a simple iPhone3GS.  The deadline is April 20. The best examples will [...]

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    Clifford Oto

    Clifford Oto, an award-winning photographer, has been with The Record since 1984. Through the changes from black and white to digital photography, he’s kept his focus on covering the events, people and life of San Joaquin county. This blog deals ... Read Full
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