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This Months Highlights:

  • ENVISION:THE ART OF SEEING CREATIVELY
  • FOCUS ON: ANTARCTICA w/CYNTHIA PLACEK
  • CAPTURE TO PRINT: THE ART OF B&W PHOTOGRAPHY
  • WINTER PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS
  • PHOTO ESSAYS AND MUSIC
  • DECEMBER DIGITAL COMPETITION WINNERS
  • THE PSYCHOLOGY OF PHOTOGRAPHY


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