I am a self-taught photographer. I don’t believe you can teach someone photography unless they have the heart for it and they are willing to do the work required. As Brett Weston famously said: “Beyond the rudiments, it is up to the artist to create art, not the camera.”

I’d like to talk about the rudiments — or fundamentals — of photography.



In the beginning, it is beneficial to know the general history of photography and the rules of composition, even if you intend to break those rules. I believe the best way to learn the aesthetics of composition is to study the master painters. As a child, I spent a lot of time studying Polish painters Chełmoński, Stanislawski, Paniewiz, Zaleski, and also Miro and da Vinci. Da Vinci’s Lady with an Ermine is one of Poland’s national treasures, so I was fortunate to have seen this masterpiece on display

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An Akron Public Schools teacher and community artist has been helping young high school artists leave their mark, guided in a yearly summer program. He’s also helped countless other young artists through his teaching, much like he was encouraged when he was a student. 

Dan Coffield, 38, has been serving as the education coordinator for the Akron Arts Lift Program for 12 years, helping Director Elisa Gargarella. 

During the school year, Coffield is an art teacher at Firestone High School in the Akron School for the Arts program. For the first two weeks after school is out, he and Gargarella work with 15 to 20 high school students from Akron Public Schools on a community project. 

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What is Arts lift?

Arts Lift was started 20 years ago by Gargarella as a summer resident art program. Students

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ST. LOUIS, Mo., June 17, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum (IPHF) will award its annual Leadership Award to the nonprofit trade association Professional Photographers of America. The 2021 Hall of Fame Induction and Award Ceremony will be held as a hybrid live/virtual event on October 29 in the Arts District in St. Louis, Missouri.

“IPHF honors those who have made an impact on photography, and PPA continuously does just that,” IPHF President and CEO Patty Wente said. “Throughout the pandemic, PPA has stood strong and encouraged photographers to forge ahead. As a result, they’ve proven to be a rock for photographers and small business owners, which in turn sustains the future of photography.”

“All of us here at PPA are honored and elated for our organization to receive the IPHF Leadership Award,” says PPA President Mary Fisk-Taylor. “After all, when

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