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March 19th, 2013

Time Lapse – Two Days in Acadia.

Posted By Jerry Monkman
Jordan Pond in Winter, Acadia National Park
It’s been a while since I posted here, so I thought I should say hello to everyone – hello! This winter I picked up a Pocket Dolly from Kessler Crane so I could add some motion to time lapse sequences. It’s amazing how a little motion can add a lot of drama to these clips, …
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 …
June 24th, 2011

Working With Layers and Masks

Posted By Ian Plant
(© Ian Plant) Digital image processing is an important skill these days (albeit oft-times overused), yet Photoshop remains something of a mystery to many digital photo enthusiasts. I’ve just released a new series of video tutorials that teach the fundamentals of raw conversion, working with layers and masks, image editing using adjustment layers, black & …
June 20th, 2011

Want to Shoot Video – Just do it!

Posted By Jerry Monkman
A man next to his canoe at Zack Woods Pond, Hyde Park, Vermont. Early morning.
A little more than a year ago, I was fumbling around with my Canon 5D MarkII, wanting to add video to my repertoire, but having no experience I was wondering if there was really any point in trying to call myself a “mutli-media producer” when there were plenty of people out there who had been …
February 16th, 2011

Winter 2011 Newsletter

Posted By Michael Clark
The Winter 2011 issue of the Michael Clark Photography Newsletter is now available for download. If you’d like to sign up for the Newsletter just drop me an email and I’ll add you to the mailing list. This issue includes an editorial wrapping up 2010 and discussing my most recent work, an equipment review of the Canon iPF5100 …
February 13th, 2011

Natural Beauty in Motion

Posted By Michael Frye
Evening Fly-In, Merced National Wildlife Refuge Morning Fly-Out, Merced National Wildlife Refuge On Wednesday Claudia and I returned to Merced National Wildlife Refuge with our friend Kirk. We had another great day, capped by watching more than 10,000 Ross’ geese land in a pond right in front of us, silhouetted against the dusk sky. Claudia …
January 31st, 2011


Posted By Michael Clark
After months of hard work I have finally put up my new 2011 motion reel on my website. If you haven’t seen it yet please be sure to check it out on my website. Since the entire reel was shot on the Red One Digital Cinema Camera I have uploaded it in a larger than normal size …
December 8th, 2010

Adobe Production Premium CS5

Posted By Jerry Monkman
The Ashuelot River in West Swanzey, New Hampshire.
I jumped on the HD Video DSLR bandwagon about a year ago as a way to tell conservation stories with a mix of stills, video, and audio. I’ve still got plenty to learn, but I’ve managed to finish a few short documentaries in the last few months.  It has been a lot of fun, but …
October 27th, 2010

Simple Video

Posted By Rob Sheppard
Video DSLR sm
Video is now in nearly every new digital camera, from point-and-shoots to DSLRs. Video can be a lot of fun, but it is a little different than shooting still photos, so many photographers are a little intimidated by it. Then when you shoot the video, you have to “do something” with it, meaning edit it, …
October 15th, 2010

Missing Link for Video for Photographers

Posted By Rob Sheppard
A big challenge for still photographers wanting to work with video is how to edit it. Video is a lot of fun to shoot, and can be even more fun to show off as an edited piece, but how do you easily get from video shots to edited video? You will hear a lot about …