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This week’s podcast interviews photographers Cindy Harter Sims about printmaking and competitions.  Then we catch up with well-known glamour photographer Lou Freeman. Tune in and get inspired.

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PixelmatorPaint

With advanced brushes and complete gradient tools, the painting options inside of Pixelmator are very useful.  Inside you’ll find a wide array of tools for painting and drawing. These can also be used to create hand-painted masks of dodging and burning as well as image effects. This tutorial is a single movie from the Up and Running […]

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If you’ve been around photography for a while the name Tiffen immediately makes you think of filters. Back in the day when we used more filters on the camera than we did in post, Tiffen was always a reliable fixture in my bag. Now most of us don’t use as many camera filters and instead […]

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Removing lens distortion

One thing we all encounter (particularly with wider lenses) is distortion. All lenses do it, it’s just physics, but some lenses distort more than others and with others our shooting techniques can exacerbate it. One particularly pesky distortion is parallax error, which is easily seen in this image above. Tilting my 35mm lens upward accentuates […]

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Guest posts, don’t we all love them? Think of how refreshing it is to hear a new voice from the crowd! This is one of the ways that photographers can give back something inspirational, educational, or otherwise neat or fun.  Today, I’ve got the pleasure of sharing the wonderful words of Danette Chappell. She is an award […]

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When I travel, especially to parts of the world where I know I am creating photographs I don’t want to lose, I try to store my photos in two or three different locations. The more places they are stored, the less chance of anything happening to the images. I am usually traveling because of photography, either to […]

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What happens when your favorite camera reaches the end of it’s life? Do you get it repaired or replace it? I found a great company that helped make my choice an easy one.

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