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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 >

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Planning For Outdoor Art Shows

April 7, 2014  Author:   (1)

Outdoor Art Shows are a popular summer activity for many people; artists and visitors alike.  Not only are they a great way to “put your… READ MORE >

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Shooting a Realistic HDR Image

March 19, 2014  Author:  

The High Dynamic Range Image HDR imagery can be considered a recent fad or a well-worn technique, depending on how you look at it. In… READ MORE >

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Using Photoshop CC to Prepare a Picture for Photo Lab Printing

March 17, 2014  Author:  

In my last post I described the process of getting a single image ready for photo lab printing using Lightroom 5. In this article, I… READ MORE >

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Important First Steps

March 6, 2014  Author:  

Have you ever noticed how seemingly small decisions we make at the beginning of a process can have a large impact on everything we do from… READ MORE >

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7 Quick Tips for Shooting Birds – Guest article by Steve Russell

March 4, 2014  Author:   (1)

Desperate for sun, warmth and shooting opportunities I recently joined a group of experienced wildlife photographers in the San Diego area to shoot birds. What… READ MORE >

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Copyright: To Register or Not To Register?

February 25, 2014  Author:   (3)

Photographers create intellectual property on a daily basis. For some it is done purely for enjoyment and for others it is the means by which… READ MORE >