This week, Bob Coates kicked things off by combining equipment from Olympus and Panasonic together for focus stacking, while Eric Renno walked us through some hidden features for Levels and Curves in Photoshop.

Jeremy Gray discussed why it’s important to have a telephoto lens in your landscape kit, while Bryan Esler showed off organizational practices in Capture One. Finally, Nate Torres tackled the debate as to whether women are better at judging color, and Rich Harrington gave us an in-depth look at the new Lume Cube Panel Mini.

Olympus and Panasonic together for focus stacking - Spring is here and cactus blooms and spring flowers are popping. Add in some down time due to the shelter at home orders, and it’s a great time to experiment with focus stacking in the micro four-thirds format. Two camera companies that play nice Panasonic and Olympus came into the micro four-thirds camera systems with […]
Photoshop’s undocumented feature for Levels and Curves - In this tutorial we’re going to take a quick tour of an undocumented feature — a hidden gem of sorts — in Photoshop’s Levels and Curves. I’ll be using Levels but it’s the same in curves too. A little introduction Here I am in Photoshop. I’ve got an image from Adobe Stock (more of Adobe […]
Why you should always have a telephoto lens in your landscape photography kit - When you think about landscape photography lenses, many photographers think only about wide-angle lenses. Classic lenses such as a 14-24mm f/2.8 or 24-70mm f/2.8 are popular optics for landscapes. This is with good reason — they’re fantastic options. However, it’s worth having a longer lens in your landscape photography kit, too. Why use a long […]
Switching to Capture One: Choosing an organization strategy - When I first switched to Capture One as my primary photo management and editing tool, I knew I wanted to come up with a workflow that suited how I photograph. But I also knew that I needed a quick and easy way to find the photos I needed, whether it be in a week, month […]
Are women better at judging color? - In this post, I’m going to dive into how men and women are wired differently when it comes to judging color. If you’ve ever found yourself in the paint store with the opposite sex debating on whether a certain color is “laguna blue” or a lighter “turquoise,” there is actually a physiological explanation for that […]
Lume Cube Panel Mini: An in-depth review - I’ve had the chance to play with the new Lume Cube Panel Mini for about two weeks (full specs here). An early release version was sent to me for review. This light is virtually perfect and very affordable. As a user of the other Lume Cube lights, I was curious about what would change from […]

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