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At various times during my professional career I was called upon to shoot the basic head shot. When I first started out, I made head shots all day long. The style was quite different 40 years ago, so some of the things I did back then wouldn’t make sense now. But surprisingly, some things never […]

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In this video, you’ll learn how to carve a pumpkin in Photoshop, just in time for Halloween! This tutorial utilizes the Pen Tool, Layer Styles, Filters, and more! This Post Sponsored by: Adobe Transform your photography. Organize, edit, enhance, and share your images on your desktop or mobile device with the world’s best photography tools: Adobe […]

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Have you ever finished a shoot only to find your ISO was set too high or panic because you weren’t sure which camera setting was messing up your shot? Taking a few minutes zeroing out your camera after a shoot will prevent lost images and reduce frustration.

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Finally! It’s been forever, but Apple has given us a “dark mode” in their new release of OS 10.10 Yosemite, bringing a black menu bar and a whole bunch of new features. It’s surprising how much nicer the black menu bar is once you try it. When I first installed Yosemite, my eyes were always […]

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When I turned around, this was my view! Clouds, and a very unique foreground. I prefer this photograph over the "iconic" arch formation.

Oftentimes when traveling to a photography destinations, I have a pretty good idea of the photographs that I will be trying to get. Whether it’s an iconic natural formation, such as Mesa Arch in Canyonlands National Park, or a particular event or classic scene, it’s always good to come home with your own version of […]

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Okay I admit it – I was trying to be cute with the title of this post. I am easily amused. What is it really about? Reflecting. Not light or specular highlights, etc. Specifically – I am talking about reflection as defined by the dictionary as a fixing of the thoughts on something; careful consideration […]

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