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Fujifilm X100F – Star of the Street
9 Tips to Put More Life into Your Wildlife Photos
Photographer of the Day – Fitz Crittle Photography
Instant Replay: Getting Started with Perfectly Clear (with Rich Harrington)
Need a Studio? Try a Rental First
Instant Replay: Photofinishing Showdown
March 31st is World Backup Day
Crooked Shot? Get it Level
Review: “The Mask” eBook and Video Tutorials for ON1 Photo 10
Book Review: Jay Maisel’s “Light Gesture & Color”
The Power of a Photograph
How to take a Passport Photo

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Need a Studio? Try a Rental First

I’m a full-time, year-round people photographer. That means that even on snowy and rainy days, I still need to make pictures for clients, which means I need a studio. I’ve owned three studio locations, and I loved having them. However,

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Instant Replay: Photofinishing Showdown

In this episode, Melissa Niu hosts Rob Sylvan, Levi Sim, and Gerard Murphy as they compare different finishing techniques on the same few photographs. They’ll show you how to use many of the tools in the Develop and Library Modules,

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March 31st is World Backup Day

That’s right…March 31st is World Backup Day! The stories and memories we capture through images are priceless, but they may not last forever without a solid backup plan. On World Backup Day, make sure that you’re precious files are backed

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Crooked Shot? Get it Level

One of my pet peeves are crooked photos.  You know the kind… where the image seems to be leaning to the left and right.  Sure, maybe that’s by design… but often it’s just because of being careless.  I’d like to

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The Power of a Photograph

Almost twenty years ago Atlanta was frenetically preparing for the Centennial Olympic Games. Immediately after every Olympics, the Paralympic Games are held. These disabled athletes have lots of determination and heart. I set up a studio in one of the

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How to take a Passport Photo

A passport photo is NOT a portrait – it’s a reference photo. Much like a driver’s licenses, its sole purpose is to reference your likeness. Taking your own photo is easy, once you know the requirement.

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Lens Distortion in Portraits

As a portrait photographer, I love getting a close, tight shot that really captures the personality of my subject. Understanding the limitations and effects your gear has on the final image is vital. Close up portraits are typically shot using

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Hangout Replay

Instant Replay: Photofinishing Showdown

In this episode, Melissa Niu hosts Rob Sylvan, Levi Sim, and Gerard Murphy as they compare different finishing techniques on the same few photographs. They’ll show you how to use many of the tools in the Develop and Library Modules,

Read More
WorldBackupDay_Featured

March 31st is World Backup Day

That’s right…March 31st is World Backup Day! The stories and memories we capture through images are priceless, but they may not last forever without a solid backup plan. On World Backup Day, make sure that you’re precious files are backed

Read More
level2

Crooked Shot? Get it Level

One of my pet peeves are crooked photos.  You know the kind… where the image seems to be leaning to the left and right.  Sure, maybe that’s by design… but often it’s just because of being careless.  I’d like to

Read More
Gabriel Velasquez 1920

The Power of a Photograph

Almost twenty years ago Atlanta was frenetically preparing for the Centennial Olympic Games. Immediately after every Olympics, the Paralympic Games are held. These disabled athletes have lots of determination and heart. I set up a studio in one of the

Read More
Featured Image16-9

How to take a Passport Photo

A passport photo is NOT a portrait – it’s a reference photo. Much like a driver’s licenses, its sole purpose is to reference your likeness. Taking your own photo is easy, once you know the requirement.

Read More
LensDistortionAlex-1copy

Lens Distortion in Portraits

As a portrait photographer, I love getting a close, tight shot that really captures the personality of my subject. Understanding the limitations and effects your gear has on the final image is vital. Close up portraits are typically shot using

Read More

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