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Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Add Scale To Your Grand Scapes

Incorporating a person into a big vista gives a sense of scale and human interaction to the scene. It’s not right for every photo, but think about it the next time you’re in front of a grand scene.

Like many of us, my love of photography began with the wild landscape.

Monday, March 25, 2013

One If By Land, Two If By Sea, Three If By Air

As a former teacher, I stressed to my students to always make connections.

Whether it was math, writing, reading, science, or social studies, I wanted them to take their thinking to higher levels and make connections between subject areas.

Monday, March 18, 2013

Use The MULTIPLY Blend Mode In Photoshop As An Alternative Way To Control Local Exposure

There are numerous ways to control local exposure and contrast in Photoshop

I offer you an alternative to the standard and most often used methods.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Solutions: Photography In The National Parks

Get past the misinformation and learn the actual facts about cameras, tripods and entry fees for our National Park Service system

Just about the sweetest two words you can hear if you're a photographer.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Unleash Unlimited Depth Of Field

Use stacked focus to create images that overcome the bounds of optics for your macro shots and more

For the first time since the invention of the medium, photographers are now able to create images that rival our visual memory.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Quick Tips For Spring Color

Think beyond the same old, normal perspectives to get high-impact spring photos

After a long winter of bare trees and monochrome landscapes, the cornucopia of colors that erupts in spring is visually overwhelming.

Monday, March 11, 2013

Understanding Shutter Priority

Don't just “take a picture,” “make a picture.”

Take charge of the settings on your camera so the image turns out the way you want.

Monday, March 11, 2013

Sponsored Tip: Developing A Personal Style: Motifs

As a teacher of photography, I see many new pictures every day.

I'm also a devotee of the medium; I am constantly looking at photos old and new...

Monday, March 4, 2013

Understanding Aperture Priority

Don't just “take a picture,” “make a picture.”

Take charge of the settings on your camera so the image turns out the way you want.

Friday, March 1, 2013

Underground Soul

Chase Jarvis captures the essence of Seattle subculture with a gritty, human aesthetic

In this video, photographer Chase Jarvis talks about his Seattle 100 Project, documenting the underground culture of the city, and the process of creating prints for the exhibition of the Project.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Plan A National Park Road Trip

A seasoned pro shows you how to plan, research and pack for an efficient photo weekend

Just about the sweetest two words you can hear if you're a photographer.

Monday, February 25, 2013

Finding Compositional Balance

My doctor tells me to eat a balanced diet.

I do this to stay healthy - a good thing.

Friday, February 22, 2013

World Traveler

Transporting viewers through the fine art of print making

Capturing iconic locations around the world for National Geographic Expeditions, photographer Jim Richardson set out on an amazing journey.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Dawn And Dusk Photography

The light at dawn and dusk is magical...

yet the number of images taken at these times is surprisingly low.

Friday, February 15, 2013

Surreal Motion

Freezing the fluidity of dance with split-second exposures

Lois Greenfield's stunning images of dancers seem impossible.

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