LeviSimSurgery-11

For the last year or so I’ve been fortunate enough to make pictures for a medical product company on a regular basis. Their product is markedly better than the alternatives and my images are used for marketing and educating surgeons. I get to work with top surgeons in the field, and it’s a true privilege […]

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LightroomHangout-1

This is it! The moment you’ve been waiting for: you get to ask anything you want about any Lightroom subject and Rob Sylvan and Levi Sim will combine their experience and brain power to help you power-up and let Lightroom become the most powerful tool in your kit. The fun begins tomorrow, Thursday the 28th. […]

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I’ve written beforeĀ about the Writing Excuses Podcast (highly recommended), and I was listening the other day when one of the hosts suggested that when waiting for something, like a dentists appointment, you exercise your creative writing brain by describing the room. That’s a terrific way to pass time, and I realized that’s exactly what I […]

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BokehComp-1-4

I recently rented a Lumix 35-100mm f/2.8 G Vario lens from LensRentals.com so that I could show you the difference between a 70-200mm lens on a full-frame Nikon and a 35-100mm lens on a Micro Four Thirds Lumix, as well as the value of such comparisons. First of all, let’s define some things: Bokeh: The […]

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Brian Smith Cover

If there’s one photographer I relate with stylistically, it’s Brian Smith. He’s done all kinds of photography over his career, and he spoke with me about his beginnings in thisĀ podcast. He is simply one of the best living portraitists and ranks high in the all-time category, as well. His photographs are made with people, not […]

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Spot Removal-1

Ever since I began using Lightroom 2, I’ve wished that it had Photoshop’s Clone Stamp so that I wouldn’t have to go to Photoshop to remove things like power lines. Well, Lightroom 5 has made all my wildest dreams come true. This tutorial shows you how to use the Spot Removal Tool, including all my […]

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Pano-1-2

Nikon D7100, 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 VR lens @28mm, F/16, 1/13s, ISO 160, five frame panorama. It’s simple to make several pictures into one panorama, and I really think you should try it. Panoramas are usually wider than your average picture, and this is good because our daily view of the world is also very wide (just […]

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