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Creative Ways to Share Your Photography this Holiday Season

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Photography began as a hobby for Edward Tomasso, but quickly developed into a full time professional career for this adventure and travel enthusiast. Edward Tomasso enjoys sharing his work by hosting his own workshops designed to educate the public and provide his professional insight.

After creating a freelance photography career evolving around his interests in traveling and entrepreneurship, Edward Tomasso hosts these workshops for photography enthusiasts from beginner to advanced who hope to learn more about the technique and creative exploration of adventure photography. He hopes to inspire others to explore the fun and joy that photography can bring to the world.

Aside from his photography workshops, Edward Tomasso enjoys sharing his photography in creative ways with his friends and family.

Here are just a few ways in which Edward Tomasso turns his photography into handheld treasures and gifts, perfect for this holiday season! 
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How to Perfect Your Instagram Feed: Lessons from Chris Burkard

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Instagram is quickly becoming a freelance photography hotspot. Edward Tomasso is an avid adventure and travel photographer who loves to share his explorations with friends and family. Instagram is the perfect tool for photography enthusiasts like Edward Tomasso, but how does one stand out from the rest? Let's dive into the Instagram feed of Chris Burkard, one of Tomasso's inspirations to take photography to the next level using social media.


Chris Burkard is one of Tomasso's inspirations to create work that reflects quality, originality and use engaging content. If you take a few minutes to look through his feed on Instagram @chrisburkard, you'll quickly see why he has over 3.5 million followers. Let's break down his feed into specific elements that help his content appeal to the masses.



Originality
Instagram viewers want to see NEW content, not something that has been recycled 100 times. Use your keen eye to find new angles and perspectives. Don't be afraid to…

Instagram Has Changed Professional Photography -- Forever

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With over one billion active monthly users, it’s safe to say that Instagram is one of the most popular smartphone apps. Taking the internet by storm, Instagram has remapped how many industries approach advertising and marketing. Edward Tomasso discusses how the app has shaken up his own industry of photography. Instagram is arguably the most popular smartphone app out there. More than just a creative social network, Instagram is helping many people launch careers in brand new industries. The age of Influencer Marketing is in full force. But launching a career on Instagram is about more than just taking on brand deals and sponsorships. According to freelance photographer, Edward Tomasso, Instagram has revolutionized the photography industry most of all -- for better, or for worse.
Instagram User, meet Photography!  At the most basic level, Instagram is introducing people to the world of photography. With the internet in full swing long before Instagram launched, digital photograph…

iPhone 11: The Greatest Compact Camera of All-Time?

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Recently, Apple rolled out the freshest addition to the iPhone family: iPhone 11 Pro Max. Brandished with three unique cameras, the 11 Pro Max is the most innovative iPhone yet, in terms of photography. Edward Tomasso discusses this release from a photographer’s perspective.
Conventional camera connoisseurs shivered when Apple released the all new iPhone 11 Pro Max. True to its Max name, this rendition is the fully loaded edition of the iPhone 11. Equipped with a 6.5” Super Retina XDR display, the latest iPhone’s screen is fantastic for editing and viewing your Instagram photos. 4K video recording with up to 60 fps also make this unique device the perfect tool for chronicling your adventures in video form! By far, the most innovative highlight of the iPhone Pro Max that sets it apart from other smartphones (including the rest of the iPhone 11 line) is its cameras. Yes, that’s right: cameras, plural!

The iPhone 11 Pro Max features not one, not two, but three separate cameras on its…

Travalyst: Tourism Fused with 'Sustainability'

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Following in the footsteps of his mother, who is remembered by her unwavering dedication to compassion, Prince Harry has launched an initiative called Travalyst. Adventure photographer and travel enthusiast, Edward Tomasso weighs in on the program’s recent debut. Urged by universal matters the likes of climate change and global warming, Prince Harry recently unveiled a new project: Travalyst. The goal of this initiative is simple: transform travel into a catalyst for greater good. But what exactly does this mean? And how are the effort’s leaders aiming to accomplish the transformation of the future of travel for everyone?

According to Travalyst, international tourism is on the rise -- both for business and pleasure. Since 2000, international travel has more than doubled; the same increase is projected to occur yet again by 2030. Recognizing this evolution, Prince Harry has joined forces with major players in the travel industry in order to make this increase a truly positive one…

How to Become a Freelance Photographer

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Edward Tomasso is a world traveler turned adventure photographer. Now, he works professionally as a Freelance Photographer, filling his portfolio with photos of worldwide wonders. If you’re interested in doing the same, here is Tomasso’s advice on how you can become a Freelance Photographer! So, you want to be a Freelance Photographer. Every time you tell someone this, they probably say “oh… that’s nice.” The insincerity hits you like a ton of bricks. They don’t believe in your dream and you can feel it. Well, here’s a message to lift your spirits: you can become a Freelance Photographer. But, it’s going to require a little free work.

Step 1: Build a Portfolio

Building a portfolio is key if you want to be a Freelance Photographer. One of the many fantastic things about pursuing photography professionally is that you can build a portfolio before you ever work an ‘actual’ job in the industry! Before pursuing your first freelance gig, learn your camera -- master its magnificence.…

Is Everyone a Photographer?

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Between the transition from film to digital and the drastic improvement of smartphone cameras, photography has become more accessible than ever before. Freelance photographer, Edward Tomasso questions whether or not this means anyone can become a photographer. Twenty years ago, picking up photography as a hobby required a great deal of research. Without forums and online communities to turn to for advice, diving into photography called for calculated learning. Today, this couldn’t be less accurate. In fact, just about anyone can catch the photography bug so long as they have a smartphone in hand! But does this mean that everyone is a photographer? And if so, what does it even mean to be a photographer anymore?

Edward Tomasso picked up photography as a way to document his international travels. Now, he works as a freelance photographer in Milan, Italy. A product of the digital age, his interest was sparked by adventure photography on Instagram. Initially, Tomasso dabbled with sma…