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December 31st, 2014

My Best Photos of 2014

Posted By Jay Goodrich
My Best Photos of 2014
2014 was one of those years where I felt like I was on a roller coaster. I am not talking about one of those old rickety wood things from the 60’s. I am talking about the new ones, the ones that are designed by retired NASA engineers that pull 4g.s and are made of more …
 
November 14th, 2014

FREE CreativeLive Workshop!

Posted By Jay Goodrich
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IF YOU ARE IN SEATTLE – JOIN US IN THE STUDIO I’m delighted to be heading back to Seattle to teach a CreativeLive workshop on adventure sports photography. The 2-day course, which you can watch for free while it’s live (from November 20-21), will cover everything from how to effectively compose a compelling image to …
 
October 22nd, 2014

A New Website…

Posted By Jay Goodrich
Jay Goodrich Website Homescreen Image
Is just like a new car! Without that new car smell. Unless there is a brand new 5K Retina Display iMac attached to it. 😉 Welcome to the NEW jaygoodrich.com After 6 months of design and coding it is finally here! What you see is the largest and most thought-out update to the online presence …
 
March 6th, 2014

5 Reasons to Reject an Image

Posted By Jay Goodrich
Horses Grazing Spring Backlit Summer by Jay Goodrich
With the age of digital photography now becoming a mainstream part of society, how do you decide what photos are good to keep and what ones should be thrown in the trash? While we need reasons to reject an image, we don’t necessarily want to form a hypothesis of rules. If you ever take a workshop …
 
December 29th, 2013

My Best Photos of 2013

Posted By Jay Goodrich
Tetons Mountains Wyoming Jackson Summer by Jay Goodrich
My Best Photos of 2013 began with a look at 56,721 selects from this past year. I think it is safe to say that I shot a LOT of photos in the past 12 months. Out of those selects I narrowed my image selection down to 100, had my wife further refine the collection down …
 
August 14th, 2013

Behind The Shot: ‘Nursing Bear Alaska’ by Jay Goodrich – Lake Clark National Park & Preserve, Alaska.

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Alaskan Brown Bear Sow Cubs © Jay Goodrich
There are fewer creatures on this planet that have the ability to boast such a fierceness simultmaneously coupled with a cute and cuddly lovability than the Alaskan brown bear. My goal as a photographer is to always try and highlight some aspect of this world that transcends the obvious or the apparent misconception. While the …
 
July 28th, 2013

Jackson, Wyoming 83002 – Dreamer, Drifter…

Posted By Jay Goodrich
Storm Valley Tetons Moran Wyoming by Jay Goodrich
Jackson, Wyoming…this is all going to make sense momentarily, just bear with my rampant train-of-thought diatribe (maybe a bit harsh but such a cool word). There are times in my life when I struggle. I fight failure. I look at myself with question. And wonder when it will all get better. In the same breath, …
 
March 13th, 2013

8 Principles for Professional Photographers that I have discovered in My Career

Posted By Jay Goodrich
Blizzard in Whistler by Jay Goodrich
I have been creating images and articles as a business model for a long time now. During that time frame I have discovered some principles for professional photographers that I have found to truly work towards obtaining, maintaining, and growing your career. Here goes without any sort of order. 1. Perseverance. When my wife and …
 
February 15th, 2013

Exposure Blending in Photoshop CS6

Posted By Jay Goodrich
Pinyon Pine Colorado Sunset by Jay Goodrich
It’s not that often that I use exposure blending anymore because many of my clients want a single capture image. In addition though, Adobe’s Lightroom 4 software has such a robust RAW processing engine now, that I can usually get detail out of both my shadows and highlights if I expose in the proper area …
 
January 30th, 2013

A New Website is Finally Here!

Posted By Jay Goodrich
Colorado Mountain Biking by Jay Goodrich
I haven’t been lost, but I have been busier than I would have ever expected in my life. About six months ago I decided to update my business branding. As part of this project, a new website came into conception that focused on what my plan began to pen out as. Finally, after three months …