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Independence Day fireworks displays happen in a couple of days.  An almost unimaginable number of photographs will be made of these blazing bursts of colorful light and smoke. Sadly, what we remember of these magnificently ephemeral moments just aren’t what we see when the photographs are showing on monitors. If your photos from the upcoming […]

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After working on a photo from Arches National Park in Episode #2 of Photo Methodology, I thought it’d be fun to keep the trend going. This time, we’re going to focus on the geological wonder called Balanced Rock. According to Wikipedia, the rock that is delicately balanced atop its base sits at 55 feet high […]

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I was recently given the new LG G4 smartphone to try out by my friends at ThreeUK. There’s a lot I could write about the software, shape etcetera, but I’m a phoneographer so lets get straight to the camera. Go Manual The camera is good on this phone but really comes into its own when […]

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Editor’s Note: Photoshop CC (2015) recently released. For complete details, see this Photoshop CC (2015) FAQ. Photoshop CC 2015 now allows you to add multiple of the same layer style to a single layer. Add multiple drop shadows, strokes, overlays, and more! This Post Sponsored by: Photoshop World. Learn more in 3 days than you have in […]

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This option is new to Lightroom CC, and I’m still finding the right way to use it in my workflow. Basically, it gathers pictures together based on the faces it can recognize in the image. The more I think about it, the more I see some powerful uses for it. Enter the People view using […]

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Learn the formula to determine how many megapixels your camera has and how many megapixels you really need for a high quality print.

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After kicking off my new column, Photo Methodology, way above the urban playground of Times Square, let’s change our scenery to a more natural environment that is enjoyed by millions each year: Arches National Park. Have you ever stumbled onto a photo that really caught your eye but for whatever reason, the timing just didn’t […]

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