Techniques

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Marathon serves many clients in the area of DIY (do-it-yourself) Publishing. If you’ve entered the world of DIY Publishing, you’ve probably already heard about an ISBN or International Standard Book Number.  If not, here’s some helpful information. Note: I have curated this information from their respective sources: RR Bowker, US Copyright Office and Library of […]
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This image was captured in August of 2023 during the dry season when wildlife seek out waterholes.  It is one of a series of images of young elephants interacting with, and nursing around the elephant herd.  This unique perspective was made possible by utilization of an underground “hide”.   There are several such “hides” scattered around Africa.  The “hides” […]
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I captured the “Stairway to Heaven” image during a photo shoot commissioned by a realtor, showcasing a residence in Houston’s Tanglewood neighborhood. The property boasts a stunning modern Spanish colonial revival architecture. From this shoot, I produced a total of 5-6 noteworthy images. One of them, titled “Living Space,” earned a place as a finalist […]
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Creating a painterly look from photographs using painterly backgrounds and textures is a creative process that allows you to blend your photos with the aesthetics of traditional painting. This technique can transform your images into unique works of art. This creative process involves a thoughtful blend of elements, allowing the artist’s vision to guide them […]
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Intro by Mark Weber I’ve always been passionate about print competition. I’ve learned so much from the inspiration of others’ creativity. Working at Marathon Press where we have the great privilege of producing the Image Excellence and Show Books in coordination with the Professional Photographers of America, has been nothing short of awe-inspiring. Understanding the […]
  1. Inspiration
  2. Photography
  3. Photography Education
  4. Techniques
Introduction by Mark Weber I’ve always been passionate about print competition. I’ve learned so much from the inspiration of others’ creativity. Working at Marathon Press where we have the great privilege of producing the Image Excellence and Show Books in coordination with the Professional Photographers of America, has been nothing short of awe-inspiring. Understanding the […]