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photography interview: storm and astrophotographer Mike Mezeul II

We love photography interviews and today we are excited to bring you an interview with the incredible nature and astrophotographer Mike Mezeul II!
an interview with mike mezeul II

by Megan Dill

Your portfolio is quite diverse, ranging from weddings to live concerts to the primary subject of this interview, the skies above us.  What is it about the weather that excites you?
I was always the little kid in elementary school lying on the picnic table during recess staring up at the clouds.(…)

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cmpro of the month interview with stacey haslem

Happy Spring friends! Let’s start this month off with a huge congratulations to April’s CMpro of the Month, the fabulous Stacey Haslem! And now for an enlightening interview with Stacey.
april cmpro of the month | stacey haslem
by Jodi Arego

Hi, Stacey! First of all, congratulations on being Clickin Moms’ Pro of the Month!  Can you start off by telling us a little more about yourself?
I live in Modesto, California, but I grew up in Wyoming. I remember as a child(…)

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cmpro of the month interview with mickie devries

Happy March friends! Let’s start this month off with a huge congratulations to March’s CMpro of the Month, the fabulous Mickie DeVries! And now for an enlightening interview with Mickie.
march cmpro of the month | mickie devries
by Nina O’Connell

Hi, Mickie! Congratulations on being Clickin Moms’ Pro of the Month! Can you start off by telling us a little more about yourself?
Thanks so much for having me as the Pro of the Month, I’m very excited and honored.  I’m a(…)

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cmpro of the month interview with lissa chandler

Happy February friends! Let’s start this month off with a huge congratulations to February’s CMpro of the Month, the fabulous Lissa Chandler! And now for an enlightening interview with Lissa.
february cmpro of the month | lissa chandler
by Megan Cieloha

A warm congratulations to you on Pro of the Month, Lissa! We’d love to hear a little about what brought you to this point in your photography journey. How did you get started and how did you end up where you(…)

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interview with megan dill

Happy New Year friends!  Let’s start this year off with a huge congratulations to January’s CMpro of the Month, the incredibly talented Megan Dill! Let’s kick this year off with an interview with Megan!
january cmpro of the month | megan dill

by Elicia Graves

Hi Megan!  A big congrats to you on being January’s CMpro of the month.  Could you tell us a bit about yourself and your photographic journey?
Hello, and thank you so much!  This is such a huge honor for(…)

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interview with dana lauder

Huge congratulations to December’s CMpro of the Month, the incredibly talented Dana Lauder!  Let’s kick this month off with an interview with Dana!
december cmpro of the month | dana lauder
by Marissa Gifford

Hi, Dana! Thank you so much for being with us here today.  I’d love to start off by hearing more about yourself?
Well, I’m 33 years old and I live in Ontario, Canada with my husband, 2 year old son and 2 cats. I’m a chemical engineer by trade, and(…)

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red thread sessions interview

We’re so inspired by the many ways our amazing Clickin Moms use their skills as a photographers to make the world around them an even brighter place.  November is National Adoption month, and we couldn’t be prouder to share some behind-the-scenes thoughts of Clickin Moms’ Nonprofit Program Member Red Thread Sessions.

We’d love to learn about this special organization, Red Thread Sessions.  Tell us about the kind of work that you do.
Thank you so much for giving us the opportunity to(…)

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brooke shaden interview

We love photography interviews and today we are excited to bring you an interview with the incredible fine art photographer Brooke Shaden!  Brooke is a young and exceptional photographer and we are more than thrilled to have her here on the CMblog today!
an interview with brooke shaden
by Megan Squires

Thank you for being here with us today, Brooke!  I’d love to start off by asking what motivated you to pick up a camera and shoot originally?

Thanks for allowing me to be(…)

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interview with allison mcsorley

Huge congratulations to November’s CMpro of the Month, the incredibly talented Allison McSorley!  Let’s kick this month off with an interview with Allison!
november cmpro of the month | allison mcsorley

by Lisa Benemelis

Hello, Allison! Congratulations on being this months CMPro! Can you start us off by telling everyone a little about who you are and how you got involved with photography?
Thank you, Lisa. It’s such an honor to be CMpro of the Month. I am originally from Massachusetts but have moved(…)

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interview with jo clark

It’s October, the month where leaves start to change and boots are being pulled out of the closet. October also brings a new CMpro of the Month, Jo Clark!  Jo is a brilliant photographer who’s work oozes fun, just like her.  Today we have her here on our photography blog being interviewed by her good friend and fellow CMpro, Corinne McCombs!
october cmpro of the month | jo clark

by Corinne McCombs

Hi Jo! Let’s get to know a bit about you and(…)

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jolie odell interview

Today we have a special treat for you here on our photography blog, professional blogger Jolie O’Dell.  Jolie is a tech savvy blogger who was eager to answer some of the most common blogging questions we see on the forums and we are thrilled to have her do so!
interview with jolie o’dell
by Courtney Keim

With a book on Blogging for Photographers and a career as a reporter for Venturebeat, how did you come about to be so well versed in all(…)

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interview with jackie jean

It’s September, the month where school is back into full swing and the weather is starting to change.  September also brings a new CMpro of the Month, Jackie Jean!  Jackie is an amazingly talented photographer from Portland and we are thrilled to have her here on the CMblog today answering just a few of our questions!
august cmpro of the month | jackie jean
by Elicia Graves

Hi Jackie!  Could you tell us about how you started your journey as a photographer?
I decided(…)

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jerry ghionis interview

We love photography interviews and today we are excited to bring you an interview with one of the most glamorous wedding photographers out there, Jerry Ghionis!  Jerry is a master at photography and a multi award winner and it is a true privilege to have him here on the CMblog today!
an interview with jerry ghionis
by Elle Walker

You found photography at a very early age, 14 if I remember correctly.  How did you know that photography was where you belonged?
I was(…)

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cole thompson interview

We love photography interviews and today we are excited to bring you an interview with fine art photographer Cole Thompson.  Cole is a brilliant photographer and we are honored to have him here today sharing some of his wisdom with us!
an interview with cole thompson

by Caroline Jensen

Can you please touch on your practice of “Photographic Celibacy”? I found this quote on your blog:
“As I analyzed how I was working, I came to the conclusion that when I studied another photographer’s(…)

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interview with sarah lalone

Yet another month has come and gone and that means it’s time to introduce you to yet another CMpro of the Month.  This month we bring you the amazingly talented Sarah Lalone of Punch Photographic!  Sarah is a fantastic lifestyle photographer who loves to shoot a little bit of everything from food to travel.  Enjoy the interview below where she shares many of her insights about photography and her style!
august cmpro of the month | sarah lalone
by Stacey Vukelj

Hi, Sarah!(…)

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volunteering for ISF

Clickin Moms are notorious for making a positive impact in their communities using their time and photography skills.  Inspiring stories of how our members invest in worthy causes encourage us all to consider what we can to make the world around us just a little bit better.  Today CMpro Beth Wade shares her experience volunteering as a photographer at a local fundraising event for children’s cancer research.  Thank you so much, Beth, for your touching behind-the-scenes perspective!
volunteering for the isabella(…)

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interview with melissa stottmann

Another month is here and that means it’s time for another CMpro of the Month.  For July, we are happy to announce that the wonderfully talented Melissa Stottmann is that CMpro!  Please take a moment and enjoy her beautiful work and the inspiring words she has left here for you!
july cmpro of the month | melissa stottmann
by Kristin Ingalls

Hi, Melissa. I’m looking forward to getting to know more about you. To start, can you tell us a little bit about(…)

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fine art & visual expression

We have one of our newest workshops we would like to share with you and that is CMU’s new Fine Art and Visual Expression workshop by the lovely CMmentor Elle Walker.  This is another 301 level course in our program that, with Elle’s guidance, will show you how to communicate through your photographs.  Let’s hear a little more about what Elle has to say in regards to this new course!

Hi, Elle, and thank you for answering some questions for us(…)

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sweet nectar society interview

Are you interested in donating your photography but still looking for an organization to work with?  A few months back we announced our new Non-Profit Program, created to help get information about different programs out to photographers.  What would be another way to help you learn about these wonderful organizations?  Interviews, of course!  Today we continue our Non-Profit Interviews with Sweet Nectar Society!
an interview with sweet nectar society

We’d love to learn about this special organization, Sweet Nectar Society.  What kind(…)

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matte processing in PSE

by Erin Peloquin
Using Photoshop Elements to create a matte effect is a creative enhancement that can change the tone of your photo beautifully.  The key to a good matte look is to start with a bright, clean edit.  Then add extra contrast and saturation so that the matte look doesn’t drain the photo of all its impact.

All creative edits should start with a clean edit as a foundation and the photo above needed contrast and brightening before anything else.  Two(…)

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interview with elena blair

It’s June (how?!) and we’re kicking off this month on the CMblog with an interview from CMpro of the Month, Elena Blair.  We are thrilled to have Elena here sharing her beautiful work and inspiring words!
june cmpro of the month | elena blair
by Melissa Koehler

Congratulations on being this month’s CMpro of the Month, Elena!  I’d love to start your interview with you telling us a little about yourself and how you became interested in photography.

Thank you so much, I am(…)

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david duchemin interview

We love photography interviews and today we are excited to bring you an interview with photographer and author David duChemin.  David is an incredible fine art photographer and the author of several of our favorite books here at CM.  We can’t tell you how excited we are to have him here today!
an interview with david duchemin
by Elle Walker

Your passion for photography is evident in all that you do. Can you tell us a little about where/how this journey started for(…)

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critical exposure interview

Are you interested in donating your photography but still looking for an organization to work with?  A few months back we announced our new Non-Profit Program, created to help get information about different programs out to photographers.  What would be another way to help you learn about these wonderful organizations?  Interviews, of course!  Today we kick continue our Non-Profit Interviews with Critical Exposure!  Critical Exposure is a Finalist for the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards, which is presented(…)

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kelly brown interview

We just love photography interviews here on the CMblog and today we have Kelly Brown here, a newborn photographer from Australia.  Kelly has a gorgeous yet simple style with her newborn portraits and we are thrilled to have the chance to ask her a few questions!
an interview with kelly brown
by April Nienhuis

Hi, Kelly, and thank you for joining us here today!  First of all, we’d love to hear a little about your story and where your love of photography comes(…)

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interview with pam korman

Hello, May!  How lovely of you to sneak up on us like that!  Here on the Clickin Moms blog, we are going to start the month right by introducing you to a brand new CMpro of the Month, Pam Korman.  Pam is an incredible photographer and we are so excited to have her here on the CMblog to learn a little more about her!
may cmpro of the month | pam korman
by Melissa Gibson

Hello Pam! Can you start us off by(…)

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interview with Letters from Holland, a Non-Profit organization for photographers

letters to holland interview

Are you interested in donating your photography but still looking for an organization to work with?  A few months back we announced our new Non-Profit Program, created to help get information about different programs out to photographers.  What would be another way to help you learn about these wonderful organizations?  Interviews, of course!  Today we kick off our first Non-Profit Interview with Letters to Holland!
letters to holland interview
by Jodi Arego

We’d love to learn about this special project, Letters from Holland.(…)

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michael freeman interview

We love photography interviews and today we are excited to bring you an interview with photographer and author Michael Freeman.  Michael is a brilliant photographer and the writer of many of our favorite books here at CM.  We are pleased to have him here today to answer a few of our questions!
an interview with michael freeman
by Jodi Arego

Thank you for being here with us today Michael!  Many of us are followers of your work and have read many of your(…)

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interview with celeste jones

For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, Spring is here (whether it feels like it or not) and there’s a sense of newness around.  Not only is it time for new flowers, new grass, and fresh new leaves on the tree, but it’s also time for a new CMpro of the Month, Celeste Jones!  Celeste is a long time member of Clickin Moms and a brilliantly talented photographer.  Her work is full of honesty and emotion and we are(…)

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erika ray interview

We love photography interviews and today we are excited to bring you an interview with photographer and blogger Erika Ray.  Erika has a very honest approach to her lifestyle photography that we just can’t get enough of.  Enjoy the insights that she has for you today!

an interview with erika ray
by Celeste Pavlik

Tell us a little bit about you and your photography journey, and maybe a little about what’s in your bag too!
I live in Columbus, OH and married my next-door(…)

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interview with six friends

Birthday week is still going strong but we’re nearing the end.  There are numerous reasons to love CM between the helpfulness, education, knowledge, and photography shared daily but one of our personal favorites is the friendships that are formed.  We though, how fun would it be to interview a group of photographers that have grown close after meeting one another on the forum!  Today we have Kim Lane, Adele Humphries, Jessica Remus, Sarah Zalan, Stacey Vukelj, and Krista Sodt to(…)

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