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Portrait Tips: Color contrast makes all the difference
I made this portrait the other day at the Out of Oregon Photography Conference. I was teaching a class on...
Portrait Tips: Don’t fight the light
If you give a boy a hammer, everything looks like a nail and he will pound it. If you give...
Portrait Tips: A chance with Patch
The other day a fellow contacted me about a picture I made nearly ten years ago. He was an assistant...
Dragging the Shutter Part One: The Step-by-Step Guide to Balancing Flash and Ambient Light
Dragging the shutter is a technique that balances the exposure of strobe and ambient light sources in one photo. For...
How to Use On-Camera Flash for Events
Using an on-camera flash at an indoor event is probably the simplest way to make pictures of small groups look...
What’s Up With Lightroom’s White Balance Tools?
White Balance is all about the color of light, and the best reason to shoot RAW is the freedom to...

Portrait Tips: Don’t fight the light

If you give a boy a hammer, everything looks like a nail and he will pound it. If you give a photographer a flash, everything looks like it needs to be lit. That means that you’re doing the right job

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Portrait Tips: A chance with Patch

The other day a fellow contacted me about a picture I made nearly ten years ago. He was an assistant to the master woodcarver and I spent a few minutes making pictures with them. The event was Baby Animal Days

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How to Use On-Camera Flash for Events

Using an on-camera flash at an indoor event is probably the simplest way to make pictures of small groups look their best. At weddings, parties, and fundraisers, friends and families are together for a short time and they are surprisingly

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How to Use On-Camera Flash for Events

Using an on-camera flash at an indoor event is probably the simplest way to make pictures of small groups look their best. At weddings, parties, and fundraisers, friends and families are together for a short time and they are surprisingly

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