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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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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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.
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If you use Lightroom, you may be aware that Lightroom was updated a few months (Lightroom CC/Lightroom 6). One of the standout features in this new version is the ability to quickly merge HDR images inside of Lightroom without having to use Photoshop or another HDR processing app. I photograph a lot of landscapes, and have […]

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On all the smartphones I get my hands on these days there’s a n HDR function. Quite often I find that the default is ‘Auto’ but what difference does it really make? What Is HDR? High Dynamic Range or HDR is a technique of combining three or more images to make one evenly exposed image. […]

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I recently posted about Lightroom’s new Photo Merge to HDR tool. Lightroom refers to this as Enhanced Dynamic Range. HDR is High Dynamic Range by the way. I believe that since Lightroom uses a floating point math that uses RAW files to produce a 16-bit HDR as opposed to Photoshop’s pixel based 32 bit HDR. […]

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LRCC HDR

Lightroom CC, the 2015 release, adds Photo Merge to its tool set. Photo Merge comes in two flavors: HDR (Control + H) and Panorama (Control + M.) The same shortcuts work for Mac and Windows so Mac users, don’t substitute the Command key for the Control key on this one. HDR or High Dynamic Range […]

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