How To

How to create and save presets

What is a preset? A preset is a combination of filters as well as the settings used for each of those filters to create a special look or style. Luminar

The Best Method For Fireworks

The Fourth of July is this coming Tuesday. It’s America’s biggest party and we love to celebrate with fireworks. Making a good fireworks picture is satisfying and difficult. So here

Shoot Anywhere With Platypod Ultra

I’ve become a fan of Platypod Ultra. It’s got all the best features of the original Pro and the larger Max, and it fits in my back pocket. It goes

Minimal Lighting for Funeral Portraits

Funerals are a good time to make family pictures because people who haven’t seen one another in decades are together. You should take advantage of the opportunity. I attended a

HDR 101: Shooting Brackets

Human eyes are incredible for viewing the world and seeing into shadows and highlights all at the same time. The basis of HDR photography is making several exposures at varying

Photographing New England Patriots Gronk

I caught up with my Photojournalist friend, Rick Friedman, at the New England Camera Council Conference. Rick showed me images he took of Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots

Tips for Shooting Fireworks!

It’s that time of year again. Independence Day is almost here. All over the U.S. there will be amazing displays of fireworks. Photographer’s naturally want to make the best possible