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Hey art lover, RonJohn here. I’m excited to introduce Viewfinder, a weekly dose of StartPhoto delivered right to your inbox. Each week, it’ll help you reignite your creativity with the goal of being happier and more successful in your personal and professional life. You’ll build your art practice with strategies that actually work. You’ll learn and grow as an artist in a community of like-minded people. And learn a lot about photography.

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Timing and frequency

The plan is to send you a couple of emails per week, on Wednesday and Sunday, with a target of 1,000-1,500 words each. Issues of Viewfinder should be long enough to be useful and short enough to read you’re waiting for your name to be called at Starbucks or in-between meetings.

FYI, I might iterate on this as we go–I’m not sure yet how long it will take to write a high-quality post, if that length works, or if weekly is the correct cadence. I ask for your patience as we figure this out together.


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A mocked up photograph of an issue of Viewfinder by StartPhoto magazine sitting on a table. Next to the book is a glass with flowers, a cup of tea, and a camera.
A totally real and definitely not photoshopped issue of Viewfinder magazine.