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Exploring "Micro" Photography with Edward Tomasso

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Photography has always been on of Edward Tomasso's favorite forms of creative expression. For most creatives, visual representation remains ta the core of their artistic vision. Getting to explore art in various ways becomes even more exciting when your eyes are behind the lens of a camera. 
Edward Tomasso has previously touched upon the art of drone photography in his blog series, which allows the photographer to capture an image on a macro scale, referring to a very large view from the sky of what's below. But what if you look the opposite way, at something very, very small. 
This is know as micro photography.  Micro photography is the opposite of macro photography, and involves looking very up-close to certain objects.
This form of photography allows you to take a minute view in intricate detail, exploring textures, colors and patterns not usually visible by the naked eye - much like viewing something under a microscope. 
Here are some examples: 


Any guess what this last one i…

Inspiring Works of Jimmy Chin in NatGeo Documentary Film, Free Solo

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Edward Tomasso is always looking for new ways to get inspired and push his limits as an ambitious adventure photographer. From Pompeii to Milan, he's traveled throughout Italy in search of the most beautiful scenery to help perfect his photography skills and offer new lessons to his students who participate in his free photography workshops.

In his free time, Edward Tomasso enjoys artful inspiration from all corners of life. One inspiring film worth noting is Free Solo, the adventurous documentary film shared on popular online networks like Netflix and Disney+ to name a few.

Free Solo is a beautifully composed documentary film highlighting the extreme skill of experienced rock climber Alex Hannold as he ascends on his captivating and white-knuckle inducing climb up El Capitan summit, also known as El Cap, in Yosemite National Park, California.

The film itself also captures the hard work and talent of American professional climber, photographer and Academy Award winning film directo…

Take Adventure to New Heights with Drone Photography

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Interested in taking your photography skills to new heights? How about a bird's eye view from the sky? Adventure photography can reach a whole new level with the help of drones!
Do you need a license to fly a drone? According to the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration), you do not need to obtain a remote pilot's license under the following conditions as sited by the FAA:

you are flying the drone purely as a hobby and for solely recreational reasonsYou follow the guidelines set forth by your local communityYou keep your drone within visual line-of-sightYield to any and all manned aircraftRemain at least five miles away form airports and air traffic control towersYour drone must not weigh more than 55 pounds
Why is a drone useful for adventure photography?  Seeing your surroundings from above gives you a whole new perspective! Drones give you the ability to span a large distance quickly and smoothly. This can be extremely beneficial when capturing landscapes on film from a whole…