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Photography in the Red Zone – Guest Article by Mel Mann

October 22, 2014  Author:   (1)

It was my good fortune to get a roll of Kodak infrared film recently, giving me a chance to play around with this very different… READ MORE >

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In Living Color: My Summer of Dragonflies – Guest Article by Steve Russell

October 6, 2014  Author:  

My summer began with a chance photographic encounter with the “birth” of a dragonfly (the topic of my last blog) and is winding down with… READ MORE >

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Using the Contact Sheet II Plug-in With Photoshop CC

September 25, 2014  Author:  

Photoshop CC includes only a single automated way of adding multiple images to a page: the Contact Sheet II plug-in. So to combine several photos on… READ MORE >

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Refining Masks in Photoshop

September 11, 2014  Author:  

Refining Selections The marching ants that represent selections have been around forever. But it doesn’t mean that they are the best tool for the job;… READ MORE >

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Printing Multiple Photos On A Page Using Lightroom 5

September 4, 2014  Author:   (1)

In my previous posts, I’ve described how to prepare individual images and posters for printing with a photo lab. In this article I illustrate the… READ MORE >

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Metamorphosis of a Dragonfly Caught on Camera – Guest Article by Steve Russell

July 23, 2014  Author:  

It was an amazing sight – the transformation of a beetle-like larva into a fully functioning flying dragonfly right before my very eyes – and… READ MORE >

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Shadowlands: Five Tips for Capturing the Beauty of Back-Light Macro – Guest Article by Steve Russell

June 27, 2014  Author:  

How is it that one can walk by, even photograph, the same thing thousands of times year in and year out – and not really… READ MORE >

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Using Photoshop CC to Create a Poster for Photo Lab Printing

June 16, 2014  Author:   (3)

In this fourth post on preparing images for printing at a photo lab, I describe using Photoshop CC to lay out a poster that includes… READ MORE >

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Clouds

June 6, 2014  Author:  

In the late sixties Joni Mitchell wrote the lyrics: “I’ve looked at clouds from both sides now, from up and down, and still somehow its… READ MORE >

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The Bugs are Back! Guest Article By Steve Russell

May 9, 2014  Author:  

The Bugs are Back After my usual winter hiatus from bug-art photography, I dusted off my 65mm (Canon MP-E 65mm macro) and 90mm (Tamron macro… READ MORE >

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The Magic of Light Painting

May 5, 2014  Author:   (1)

What is Light Painting? The word photography means to draw or paint with light. When I first began studying photography, I was told that along… READ MORE >

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Using Lightroom 5 to Create a Poster for Photo Lab Printing

April 16, 2014  Author:  

In my previous posts, I’ve outlined how to prepare a single photo for printing by your favorite photo lab (called “outsource printing” by some). In this… READ MORE >

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What’s That NOISE? Part 2

April 11, 2014  Author:   (1)

In the last post I covered the most widely recognized cause of digital noise in your photographs and solutions for removing and minimizing this problem…. READ MORE >

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What’s that NOISE? Part 1

April 9, 2014  Author:   (1)

It’s pretty likely that you’ve at least heard about noise in digital photos. I’d also be willing to bet that you’ve got a few images… READ MORE >