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If you’re a photo studio or photographer who uses Pictage to host and sell your photos, you likely have quite a shock this week.  On August 24th, Pictage posted the following message to their users: The Closing of Pictage https://discover.pictage.com/pictage-update-20150824 Please accept my sincere apologies for the Pictage web site being down since Thursday. The Pictage […]

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This is going to be so much fun! Several of the authors from Photofocus will be Portland, Oregon on Friday night, and they’ll be leading us in a Photowalk in downtown Portland. Join Richard Harrington, Nicole S. Young, Brian Matiash, and Levi Sim to explore the waterfront and make pictures of the city skyline as […]

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I just wrapped up teaching several workshops at Photoshop World.  I led a night sky timelapse workshop.  Shooting raw was absolutely essential to getting great results.  The range of detail needed to capture the Milky Way just couldn’t be captured with a single JPEG exposure. I continued to be amazed at how many people still don’t […]

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High Dynamic Range (HDR) Photography has quickly grown into a popular form of photographic expression. It is both loved and loathed depending upon who you discuss the subject with. Many photography “purists” oppose the technique and declare it to be unnatural or over-processed. Other photographers embrace it for its many benefits and opportunities. The perspective […]

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Google’s Snapseed has undergone a facelift of late and one of the things I’ve found helpful is the ability to ‘brush in’ the HDR filter. Applying The HDR Scape Filter To apply the HDR filter tap the pencil icon in the bottom right corner Then slide up to reveal the filters. Among the filters is […]

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While visiting the Teton range, I woke up in my cabin near the Snake River right outside the park entrance and saw the opportunity to make some teaching shots. I thought I’d share a very simple composition tip that will especially help landscape photographers but can apply to most types of photography. When you’re making a […]

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This week’s podcast catches up with two very different photographers. First we talk with Moose Peterson about his love of nature and aviation.  Then we catch up with street photographer Thomas Leuthard for some practical advice.