Photographer Or Illustrator

January 15, 2021
So I've been a photographer for a long time and having been digital for a couple of decades while doubling with film photography up until about 2004. I have been posting images on Flickr and a few other sites since 2005. Over the last few years I've noticed that some of the purity of photography has changed for better or worse. It wasn't until the...
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Do You Know How To Work Your Camera...?

November 25, 2020
So in this short burst of a blog I thought I'd touch on equipment and the fact that so many of my students have no idea how to truly operate it to get the most out of it. When to change settings, how to navigate the UI, manual controls for white balance, contrast, color, time lapse, video settings and so on. I implore to get familiar with there cam...
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The Virtual Art of Photography In These Modern Socially Digital Times

October 15, 2020
Sometimes or maybe often photographer’s contemplate a picture in their minds virtually…What happens next is we then to go out and try to make it… often if it doesn’t turn out as we dreamed, we feel the need to enhance it, change it, fix it and expand it to fit our dream. Remember this, “modern digital photography outcomes may not be as it really w...
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A Snapshot or A Photograph

January 01, 2020
So I get the question often in my workshops from newbies and enthusiasts..."How do I really become a better photographer"? Well the answer is it's pretty subjective to a certain degree. Define a snapshot it is considered a cursory image, a quick record of something or someone. Most people take snapshots. A photograph may not be all that much more t...
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Overzealous Contrast and Colors

November 23, 2019
Hello photographers and students, So lets discuss contrast in digital photography, (shortly though). I see many students and some enthusiasts using lets say HDR software to produce unrealistic photographs, which is a process that's over done and a very deep teaching. Then in post processing they will push the contrast slider too far and on top of...
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