workflow

My workflow has been in a state of flux as I’ve been changing cameras, computers, post-processing software, etc. I have come up with a slightly different approach (for me) than I used to use. This is primarily my workflow for dealing with images I make when I am on the road. I am describing it […]

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Time flies and things change. The Internet was a baby 25 years ago and the multitude of photo-related forums didn’t exist. So photographers joined camera clubs (the original photo “meet-up” groups) and discussed common interests. As I recollect those days, it strikes me how much the conversations have changed. While I am sure SOMEONE was […]

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At first blush, you may think this is a post about birds or even music. You’d be wrong. It’s about how one person SAW things that most people wouldn’t. And the lesson is that ALL of us who use a camera need THIS kind of vision if we really want to succeed in photography. I […]

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Trey

During my career in photography I’ve met very few (if any) people who’s rise to stardom has been more incredible than my pal Trey Ratcliff’s rise. He’s a brilliant individual who has the very unique mixture of business acumen, artistic eye, critical thinking, encyclopedic/scientific knowledge and downright folksy friendly approach to helping photographers succeed. I […]

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The Urban Photographer of the Year photo contest entry deadline is fast approaching. July 31, 2015 is the cutoff. Now in its ninth year, the global photo competition challenges photographers to capture what urban means to them through the theme “Cities at Work.”  The competition is free to enter and open to both professional and amateur photographers. The […]

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I received an interesting email yesterday. Flickr gave me a heads up that they would be offering a new upgraded “pro” service. The email reads: “Tomorrow, 7/23, Flickr will be announcing news specifically for pro photographers.” I seem to remember Yahoo’s CEO (Yahoo owns Flickr) saying there was no need for “professional” photographers anymore. Well […]

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NOTE: I haven’t tried the less-expensive standard version of this application. The pro version includes blending modes, the ability to bring color from an original image, plugin support, shortcuts, more powerful vignetting, better histograms and more. Much of the functionality of the app (and presets) appears to be available in the standard version so if […]

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