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HDR 101: Shooting Brackets
Human eyes are incredible for viewing the world and seeing into shadows and highlights all at the same time. The...
Black and White at First and Last Light
I invited Jason and his wife Nicole Hahn to hang out on a special photo shoot I had lined up...
Creating Better Sun-Flared Images with Photomatix Pro
Have you struggled to make a great image when shooting into the sun? Our cameras can't see the dynamic range...
Five Tips to Improve Your Beach Sunset Shots
It is summertime and you are off to the beach. Here are some tips to improve your sunset shots. 1.    ...
How To Take Better Sunset Pictures
The other day I went to the beach with the idea of taking pictures at sunset. When I arrived at...
Photographer of the Day: Chris Utano
Category: Nature Photographer: Chris Utano Title: Rocks I am a sucker for a well-composed shot of a shoreline. As a...
Shooting Landscapes? Go the Extra Mile
Landscape photography brings its own rewards. Being in a beautiful place at a tranquil time of day is therapeutic. Add...
Photo of the Day: Chicago Sunset
Category: Architecture Photograph: 3/365 Chicago Sunset, by Jeremy VanderMeer. Originally shared on the Photofocus Flickr community, right here. To learn...
What Does Daylight Savings Time Mean for Photographers?
Daylight Savings time is here, what does this mean for Photographers?
Miami Sunrise HDR Post Processing
This video goes through the process of post processing the 5 bracketed HDR image in Lightroom and Photoshop, and how...
PhotoPills: Two Thumbs Up!
Editor's Note: PhotoPills is 50% off today only November 28, 2014 All I can say is that PhotoPills is the...
Tracking the Sun’s Position
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K33Ul8j9hGQ&start=18&rel=0&w=640&h=380] Let Rich show you how to track the sun's position when shooting outdoors. In this case he's creating time-lapse...

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 brightnesses and combining them in a powerful software app like

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Black and White at First and Last Light

I invited Jason and his wife Nicole Hahn to hang out on a special photo shoot I had lined up with about 20 people. Jason–a very talented nature and adventure photographer–expressed interested in seeing my group portrait workflow. He traded

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Five Tips to Improve Your Beach Sunset Shots

It is summertime and you are off to the beach. Here are some tips to improve your sunset shots. 1.     Bracket.  Sunset exposures can be tricky. With bracketing you have a better chance of getting a properly exposed image. Or you

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How To Take Better Sunset Pictures

The other day I went to the beach with the idea of taking pictures at sunset. When I arrived at the beach the sky was covered with clouds that seemed to grow larger and darker by the second. At first,

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Rocks by Chris Utano

Photographer of the Day: Chris Utano

Category: Nature Photographer: Chris Utano Title: Rocks I am a sucker for a well-composed shot of a shoreline. As a nature photographer, it has all the elements: land, sea and sky. This image is not only well composed. It is

Read More

Shooting Landscapes? Go the Extra Mile

Landscape photography brings its own rewards. Being in a beautiful place at a tranquil time of day is therapeutic. Add good company, and it doesn’t really matter if you make any good pictures because the experience alone was worthwhile. For

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Photo of the Day: Chicago Sunset

Category: Architecture Photograph: 3/365 Chicago Sunset, by Jeremy VanderMeer. Originally shared on the Photofocus Flickr community, right here. To learn how your work can be featured on the site, please read this article.

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Miami Sunrise HDR Post Processing

This video goes through the process of post processing the 5 bracketed HDR image in Lightroom and Photoshop, and how Graduated Filters can spice up your images! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9sREX1g8f4] Disclaimer: This is just one way to edit sunsets For more tutorials

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PhotoPills: Two Thumbs Up!

Editor’s Note: PhotoPills is 50% off today only November 28, 2014 All I can say is that PhotoPills is the single most useful photography app on the planet, and I highly recommend it. Here’s a link to their website, and

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Tracking the Sun’s Position

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K33Ul8j9hGQ&start=18&rel=0&w=640&h=380] Let Rich show you how to track the sun’s position when shooting outdoors. In this case he’s creating time-lapse photography, but it works for lots of shooting styles. Disclaimer: This is just one way to track the sun. ______

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Five Tips to Improve Your Beach Sunset Shots

It is summertime and you are off to the beach. Here are some tips to improve your sunset shots. 1.     Bracket.  Sunset exposures can be tricky. With bracketing you have a better chance of getting a properly exposed image. Or you

Read More

How To Take Better Sunset Pictures

The other day I went to the beach with the idea of taking pictures at sunset. When I arrived at the beach the sky was covered with clouds that seemed to grow larger and darker by the second. At first,

Read More
Rocks by Chris Utano

Photographer of the Day: Chris Utano

Category: Nature Photographer: Chris Utano Title: Rocks I am a sucker for a well-composed shot of a shoreline. As a nature photographer, it has all the elements: land, sea and sky. This image is not only well composed. It is

Read More

Shooting Landscapes? Go the Extra Mile

Landscape photography brings its own rewards. Being in a beautiful place at a tranquil time of day is therapeutic. Add good company, and it doesn’t really matter if you make any good pictures because the experience alone was worthwhile. For

Read More

Photo of the Day: Chicago Sunset

Category: Architecture Photograph: 3/365 Chicago Sunset, by Jeremy VanderMeer. Originally shared on the Photofocus Flickr community, right here. To learn how your work can be featured on the site, please read this article.

Read More

Miami Sunrise HDR Post Processing

This video goes through the process of post processing the 5 bracketed HDR image in Lightroom and Photoshop, and how Graduated Filters can spice up your images! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9sREX1g8f4] Disclaimer: This is just one way to edit sunsets For more tutorials

Read More

PhotoPills: Two Thumbs Up!

Editor’s Note: PhotoPills is 50% off today only November 28, 2014 All I can say is that PhotoPills is the single most useful photography app on the planet, and I highly recommend it. Here’s a link to their website, and

Read More

Tracking the Sun’s Position

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K33Ul8j9hGQ&start=18&rel=0&w=640&h=380] Let Rich show you how to track the sun’s position when shooting outdoors. In this case he’s creating time-lapse photography, but it works for lots of shooting styles. Disclaimer: This is just one way to track the sun. ______

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