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How I failed at my job
How to prepare a large multi-panel print
What makes a good composite, with Joel Grimes
Creative composites with Joel Grimes
You photographed fireworks – now what?
Creating one-of-a-kind landscapes with Lume Cubes
Creating custom backdrops for your photos using stock images
Photoshop’s New Subject Select Tool…WOW!
History of Photography: Henry Peach Robinson
Stories From The Set: Joel Grimes
Photographer of the Day – Regina Pagles
You Don’t Have To

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Creative composites with Joel Grimes

Have you ever wondered what it takes to make exquisite photographs, transforming any boring photo into something spectacular? On Monday, September 16, 2019, join Canon Explorer of Light and photography educator Joel Grimes for a free photography masterclass! The webinar

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You photographed fireworks – now what?

We all love to get out to try and capture the spectacle of fireworks during the Fourth of July holiday. Sometimes we do better than others. And, sometimes we’ve done better than we thought. Let’s talk about some post-processing ideas.

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Photoshop’s New Subject Select Tool…WOW!

Adobe’s added a new “Select Subject” feature to their newest Photoshop release. They claim the machine learning feature will make basic and time-consuming masking quicker and more accurate than ever before. We’ve heard this before, but this time they hit a home run!

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Lisa Robinson's weekly History of Photography Column

History of Photography: Henry Peach Robinson

Last time, we talked about how Rejlander pushed the envelope with the conventional view of photography as art (thus far). There was another, slightly younger, contemporary of Rejlander’s named Henry Peach Robinson to whom we also owe credit to for

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Stories From The Set: Joel Grimes

Vanelli travels across the country, talking to some of the top photographers in the field as they share their experiences while shooting on set. You’ll soon learn that even seasoned professionals encounter roadblocks during photo shoots. By staying calm under

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Photographer of the Day – Regina Pagles

Photographer: Regina Pagles – Captain Spaghetti Head Hi everyone! Kristina Sherk here – I am excited to present today’s portrait photographer of the day, the very talented Regina Pagles! This is such a great shot, it totally made me smile

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You Don’t Have To

“When clients demand something, it’s mediocre at best. You don’t have to shoot it the way they want you to shoot it.” Ewan and Brianna Phelan (out of this world amazing boudoir photographers you can read about here) said this

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Offbeat with Joel Robison

It’s not every day that a person’s work transports one to another time or place. Rarer still is the photo that makes one feel like they are peeking in on another, magical world; so it is with the photography of Joel Robison.

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Offbeat with Joel Grimes

Joel Grimes’ work is instantly recognizable. From powerful, dynamic posing, to a rich, yet desaturated, HDR look, to masterful compositing which is both surreal and firmly grounded in reality, his photography is iconic. His work has such intensity that, when I met Joel a few years back, expected him to be equally intense and, perhaps, aloof. Instead, Joel is easy-going, approachable and generous with his time and knowledge.

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Featured

Photoshop’s New Subject Select Tool…WOW!

Adobe’s added a new “Select Subject” feature to their newest Photoshop release. They claim the machine learning feature will make basic and time-consuming masking quicker and more accurate than ever before. We’ve heard this before, but this time they hit a home run!

Read More
Lisa Robinson's weekly History of Photography Column

History of Photography: Henry Peach Robinson

Last time, we talked about how Rejlander pushed the envelope with the conventional view of photography as art (thus far). There was another, slightly younger, contemporary of Rejlander’s named Henry Peach Robinson to whom we also owe credit to for

Read More
Kerron Clement - Olympic Gold Medalist large

Stories From The Set: Joel Grimes

Vanelli travels across the country, talking to some of the top photographers in the field as they share their experiences while shooting on set. You’ll soon learn that even seasoned professionals encounter roadblocks during photo shoots. By staying calm under

Read More
reginapagles

Photographer of the Day – Regina Pagles

Photographer: Regina Pagles – Captain Spaghetti Head Hi everyone! Kristina Sherk here – I am excited to present today’s portrait photographer of the day, the very talented Regina Pagles! This is such a great shot, it totally made me smile

Read More
lovesome photography

You Don’t Have To

“When clients demand something, it’s mediocre at best. You don’t have to shoot it the way they want you to shoot it.” Ewan and Brianna Phelan (out of this world amazing boudoir photographers you can read about here) said this

Read More

Offbeat with Joel Robison

It’s not every day that a person’s work transports one to another time or place. Rarer still is the photo that makes one feel like they are peeking in on another, magical world; so it is with the photography of Joel Robison.

Read More
Copyright 2015 Joels Grimes

Offbeat with Joel Grimes

Joel Grimes’ work is instantly recognizable. From powerful, dynamic posing, to a rich, yet desaturated, HDR look, to masterful compositing which is both surreal and firmly grounded in reality, his photography is iconic. His work has such intensity that, when I met Joel a few years back, expected him to be equally intense and, perhaps, aloof. Instead, Joel is easy-going, approachable and generous with his time and knowledge.

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Photo of the Day: Christmas Family Photo

Category: Family Photograph: Christmas Family Photo– Jeremy W Cox Setup: Composite shot with individual shots of figurines, head shots and background. Key light above subject slightly to the right (variable distance based on subject size) with Lumiquest Softbox Ltp or

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Adding Adobe Stock Images to Your Libraries

A little while ago Adobe acquired the stock image website Fotolia and integration with the Creative Cloud was inevitable, but just how easy is it to get images from Adobe Stock to Photoshop? Finding an Image Right now images have

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