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How to Use HDR for Nighttime Photography
Photo of the Day: Under the Gateway
How to Photograph and Composite the Moon
Photowalk: Downtown Portland Bridges
Why Shooting Raw Matters
Need to Shoot at Night? Three Essential Pieces of Lighting Gear
Learning From the Unexpected
Getting Started with Nightscapes
Firework Photography Tips
Long Exposures Without a Tripod
What was I thinking? Nighttime HDR without a Tripod
Nighttime Photography – Shuttle & International Space Station

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Photowalk: Downtown Portland Bridges

You can sign up for more information here and to see your spot h We’ll walk and make pictures and talk and trade beta on cameras. Maybe we’ll end up at a restaurant or bar afterwards. We’ll wrap up after

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Why Shooting Raw Matters

I just wrapped up teaching several workshops at Photoshop World. I led a night sky timelapse workshop. Shooting raw was absolutely essential to getting great results. The range of detail needed to capture the Milky Way just couldn’t be captured

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Learning From the Unexpected

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Mark Morrow. Not all shoots go as planned. In this video, I shared a few thoughts on learning from the unexpected, and the benefit of utilizing public parking garages after hours for

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Nikon D800, 14-24mm f/2.8 lens @14mm, f/4, 19minutes 55 seconds, ISO 100.

Getting Started with Nightscapes

Winter is the perfect time to practice nighttime photography. I took advantage of the long nights during my Christmas holiday to make some photographs with a friend who hadn’t done nighttime work before, and the tips I shared with her

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Firework Photography Tips

Today is the Fourth of July. A day that traditionally means fireworks in the United States. While you may or may not celebrate this holiday, summer is a season filled with fireworks. Sporting events, amusement parks, and national holidays… it’s

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Long Exposures Without a Tripod

A fun technique when shooting water is to go for the long exposure. The water goes silky and becomes great to look at. For many, this type of shooting means a solid tripod and a remote release. But what happens

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What was I thinking? Nighttime HDR without a Tripod

[vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/23262675 w=640&h=400] A shoot recently in Washington, DC. The winds were 20 mph. No tripods allowed. My camera only would shoot three exposures in auto-bracket mode. Adobe Photoshop to the rescue. ________________________

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mark-morrow-photofocus-serendipity

Learning From the Unexpected

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Mark Morrow. Not all shoots go as planned. In this video, I shared a few thoughts on learning from the unexpected, and the benefit of utilizing public parking garages after hours for

Read More
Nikon D800, 14-24mm f/2.8 lens @14mm, f/4, 19minutes 55 seconds, ISO 100.

Getting Started with Nightscapes

Winter is the perfect time to practice nighttime photography. I took advantage of the long nights during my Christmas holiday to make some photographs with a friend who hadn’t done nighttime work before, and the tips I shared with her

Read More
© w. brian watkins

Firework Photography Tips

Today is the Fourth of July. A day that traditionally means fireworks in the United States. While you may or may not celebrate this holiday, summer is a season filled with fireworks. Sporting events, amusement parks, and national holidays… it’s

Read More

Long Exposures Without a Tripod

A fun technique when shooting water is to go for the long exposure. The water goes silky and becomes great to look at. For many, this type of shooting means a solid tripod and a remote release. But what happens

Read More

What was I thinking? Nighttime HDR without a Tripod

[vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/23262675 w=640&h=400] A shoot recently in Washington, DC. The winds were 20 mph. No tripods allowed. My camera only would shoot three exposures in auto-bracket mode. Adobe Photoshop to the rescue. ________________________

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