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Mary Ann Tardif

Photographer Of The Month | September 2014

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About The Artist

Do you consider yourself an amateur or professional photographer? Please explain.

I consider myself a growing Amateur. Although I have sold many of my photographs, I feel that we are all Amateurs until we learn all there is, experienced shooting every type of photography, and mastered the ability to shoot a perfect print in every time. I don't imagine I will ever accomplish all of that in my lifetime.

How did you get started in photography?

When I was in college I needed to fill an elective. I thought it might be interesting to learn how to shoot photography, and I fell in love with it. That was the beginning of my passion for taking photographs. Years later, as I developed my skills I decided to give it a try to sell my photographs, and to my surprise, have seen much growth year after year. I will never retire from it, but it certainly helps me to buy new lenses, and travel to locations that I can collect new photographs.

What area of photography do you specialize in?

Landscape and seascape photographs from Maine, Bahamas and Florida. I truly enjoy the outdoors and anything with a wide horizon, and the ocean close by.

How do you distribute your photo products?

Online, and usually when someone sees them, they want to buy either a print, one of my books, or a card.

How have Photographer's Edge products helped you grow as a photographer?

It allows me to add another product into my business, and one that I can be proud of using.