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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Make Up for Portraits

“Do you want a make up artist for your portrait session?” When I used to ask a potential client this question, women would answer “No, thanks. I can do my own.” Men would give a look that said having make up applied was an idea from a far distant planet. Those who chose to have […]

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listen-to-your-gut

I have a personal rule I follow when I travel, especially when I’m in Asia: I get an early start. Sure, I have my moments when I need to sleep in, but it’s just after sunrise when things are at their best. So this morning I woke up just before sunrise, ate breakfast, and set out on […]

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photosync

As photographers, naturally we probably take more pictures then the general public with our smart phone for even everyday events. I doubt there’s been a day I have not taken some picture about a life event whether minor or major in …well I have no idea how long. I’ve been itching to figure out a […]

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