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Create Something Beautiful 🏜 I’m a professional Idaho photographer, specializing in Landscape Photography and writing from experience. Writing for Dorothea 💫

It’s a clumsy word, but it’s catching on. Not just simple snaps or selfies; pictures that go beyond the basics and use the iPhone like Ansel Adams used a Hasselblad.

Photography is one of the most versatile mediums that has seen a very progressive change throughout history — more so than ever with our digitally enhanced sharing culture. It goes by many names: mobilography, iphoneography and smartphone photography and it cannot be ignored. The boom in sales of smartphones has…

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The Beautiful Changes


One wading a Fall meadow finds on all sides

The Queen Anne’s Lace lying like lilies

On water; it glides

So from the walker, it turns

Dry grass to a lake, as the slightest shade of you

Valleys my mind in fabulous blue Lucernes.

The beautiful changes…

Weekly Poems to Motivate you in Photography

Man taking a photo with his camera. A beuatiful sunset in background.

by Thomas Hardy

The flame crept up the portrait line by line
As it lay on the coals in the silence of night’s profound,
And over the arm’s incline,
And along the marge of the silkwork superfine,
And gnawed at the delicate bosom’s defenceless round.

Then I vented a cry…

The great American road trip is a rite of passage, a journey that every man, woman and child must experience at least once in their life.

The memories you make on your road trip may not last forever, but the creative use of a camera can capture them permanently. For me, I find many of those memories surrounded by Highways and the road, always connecting those exciting Roadside attractions with that awesome music playlist that’s going…

Mount Borah, the tallest mountain in Idaho
The Tallest Mountain in Idaho (Mount Borah)

Naomi McDonald Phelps (1843–1914)

Naomi was a licensed evangelist for over 22 years in Idaho. If you Enjoy this Poem, please don’t forget to share it.

A Mountain Idyl

…………….Beyond me lies
The Mountains’ massive chain.
Their brows uplifted and their huge arms bare,
That reaching upward, clasp the middle air
As though to twine about their…

Asking Idahoan creators thoughts on issues, creativity, and where they hope to go in the future.

Interviewing Idaho video editors about Creativity in Idaho
Vol. 3 of Gem State Creative Answers

Put pure and simple, Martha’s star is here for Idaho creatives. we know that we can’t meet all of these creatives here in the gem state in person though, So, we went to social media (twitter, reddit, and Instagram) to ask who some of these creators are, and some questions…

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Hello Fellow photgrapher! My name is Matt, Editor in chief of Click, Click, Photo! We want to do our best to give you tips and inspiration for your photo journey, to help in any way we can.

everyone has there own special needs! …

Exactly! Always keep striving for something better 😊

Forest path going two directions
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Robert Frost — 1874 — 1963

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth;

Then took the other, as just as…

Essentials for starting out

Young woman sitting down in a field
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Here’s a common story:

One day you become enthusiastic about photography, and find yourself jumping at every opportunity to take photos and to improve your work. You keep this up for a while, but slowly the enthusiasm you once had starts to fade. …

Matt Spalding

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