Photography is not only a rewarding art form on its own, it’s also one of the best ways to preserve your memories of the people around you, significant milestones like birthdays and graduations, the events you go to, and even the places you visit. Having some practice and skill in photography is a great way to improve the way you record your memories and add some level of art to your photo capturing. While there are myriad guides and resources on the internet – of varying quality and helpfulness – finding a quality course that includes many of the building blocks to taking great photos is a common-sense approach to improving the quality of your pictures.

Right now, you can get The 2021 Ultimate Learn to Become a Photographer Bundle for the reduced price of $30.03, a decent price for learning essential skills that will help you take better pictures.

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Art exhibit shines spotlight on space

Many of the 20 local artists currently in the stable of Downtown Art Gallery were formerly employed at the Kennedy Space Center or had parents who were part of the manned space effort. The gallery’s June show, “Spotlight on Space,” celebrates their past experiences.

Working in mediums that range from painting and photography to ceramics and sculpture, these artists have reinterpreted their shared connections with the space program in their own unique style, whether for a long exposure photo of a beautiful rocket launch or another out-of-this-world imagery.

Jim Boland, for example, is exhibiting his photo of Space Shuttle Atlantis’ last landing.

He captured the rarely seen residue leftover from orbital reentry, sad and touching reminder that this year already marks a decade since this final flight left and returned to Florida.

All the art is on view and available for sale throughout June

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