Behind the Images with Paul Zizka: Now on Patreon!

I’m home now, for a while. I finally have the opportunity to offer more in-depth material, online, to those who are seeking it. So, I’m excited to announce that you can now join me over on Patreon for Live Q+As, photo tips and advice, stories behind the images and photo critiques! I’ll let you into my home, my world, and give you a window into my process and my journey as a photographer.

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Paul Zizka Photography is Hiring!

Paul Zizka Photography has two contract jobs currently open for applications.

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A Decade on the Divide: Stories and Photographs of the Canadian Rockies

I’m excited to announce an upcoming event in Calgary, hosted by the Great Divide Trail Association, called A Decade on the Divide: Stories and photographs of the Canadian Rockies!  Date: Saturday, April 25, 2020Time:  6:30 pmPlace: Calgary Central Library, Patricia Whalen Performance HallTickets: $30 regular, $20 for GDTA Members, available online here About the Presentation…

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Win a 1-on-1 Session with Paul Zizka!

But this month I’m launching a giveaway for a 1 on 1 session (value $500)! Winner can be anywhere in the world, so long as you have an internet connection.

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The Art of Editing, with Paul Zizka

Editing images is an underrated part of the creative process in photography. For many photographers, it can be the limiting factor to stronger images (whether they are aware of it or not). Good processing skills can often make the difference between a great image and an exceptional one.

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The Business of Photography

The “Business of Photography” is for everyone wanting to monetize their images, whether it is to pay for the occasional piece of gear or go full-time. It’s for everyone wanting an honest window into the current state of the industry and what it takes to make it work, not just for the coming year, but in a way that is sustainable.

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Photo Tips for Capturing the Northern Lights

I frequently get asked for tips on how to photograph the aurora borealis. Capturing the dancing lights is a fine science of checking the data, ensuring you have optimal conditions, knowing your gear, and being ready to wait… and wait… and wait. It takes patience to capture that green glow and come home with images you’re happy with. Here are some of my best tips:

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11 Larch Tree Images to Ring in Fall

Larch trees are one of the only conifers that do not lay claim to the ‘evergreen’ title. These unique trees are well known for lighting up fall in Canadian Rockies by turning their regularly green, soft, needles vibrant yellow, before shedding them completely to tuck in for winter.

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