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I have been a professional photographer for 35 years. Wedding, portraits, passports, copies, groups pix, reunions, etc. Specialty in photography of large groups. I also have worked in newspaper photography for most of my photographic years. I have built and maintained a b/w darkroom, and a color darkroom.

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I have been a professional photographer for 35 years. I am transitioning to digital photography so I might be able to help in that field. I'm retired now but am still able to be helpful in the field. I have built a b/w, color darkroom, worked in a color lab, worked in the newspaper field both in darkroom and as a shooter.






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I like the feeling I get when I have completed a good job.

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2015-10-17 Digital Camera with internal microphone and speaker.:

Unless you are going to be using your digital camera to shoot short movies, the microphone and speaker are not going to do anything but raise the price of the camera. If you are going to use the camera

2013-07-13 photography:

Near as I can tell from a very quick survey of the three terms. the first, HD cmos sensor refers to a video camera and the image you both see and receives the necessary pixels to form the image. The other

2013-07-03 Possible Interview:

I enjoyed the technical aspect of photography. I grew up in B & W, started my studio with 90% of the business in B/W, over the years it changed to color, then it changed again to digital.   One of the

2013-07-03 Possible Interview:

I think it'd be better to do it in this forum, I'll be glad to help.

2012-03-28 how to get a job?:

There are advertising firms out there. If you are lucky you may be able to land a job at one.  If you are in a small town you are more or less limited to the newspaper which would more than likely be on


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