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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 >

INSTRUCTORS, RMSP EXPERIENCE, TIPS & TECHNIQUES

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 >

EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE, INSTRUCTORS, TIPS & TECHNIQUES

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 >

GUEST POST, RMSP EXPERIENCE, TIPS & TECHNIQUES

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 >

INSTRUCTORS, TIPS & TECHNIQUES

Strong Primary Subjects with Lightroom’s New Radial Tool

February 20, 2014  Author:  

A good photograph usually exhibits a strong, recognizable main subject that is supported by less noticeable, secondary subject matter. The goal of the initial composition… READ MORE >

INSTRUCTORS, RMSP EXPERIENCE, TIPS & TECHNIQUES

Using Lightroom 5 to Prepare an Image for Photo Lab Printing

February 10, 2014  Author:   (4)

Lightroom 5 makes it easy to get your favorite photos ready for printing by a photo lab. In this post, I lead you through the… READ MORE >

INSTRUCTORS, TIPS & TECHNIQUES

Creating More Depth in Your Photographs

January 28, 2014  Author:  

One thing that confronts a lot of photographers is the inability to capture the kind of depth they see when looking at the scene. You… READ MORE >

INSPIRATION, TIPS & TECHNIQUES

Random Acts of Photography – Guest Article by Steve Russell

January 15, 2014  Author:  

In the lowlands of the Pacific Northwest’s late fall and winter it is usually light-starved, wet and 50 shades of gray. Occasionally, though, the sun… READ MORE >

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Handholding Techniques

January 9, 2014  Author:   (1)

“To hand hold or not to hand hold,” that is the question. Throughout the history of photography the tripod has been a blessing and a… READ MORE >

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Arachnophobobes, Avert Thy Eyes: The Annual Spider Issue – Guest Article by Steve Russell

November 13, 2013  Author:  

They’re creepy and they’re crawly; they cause more screams and heart palpitations per millimeter of length than just about any other creature; and they make… READ MORE >

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Polarize It!

November 7, 2013  Author:  

In the dawn of the new age when photography evolved from film to digital capture, some tools we were familiar with were left behind. One… READ MORE >

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Lightroom Shortcuts I Can’t Live Without

October 30, 2013  Author:  

Like most photographers I prefer my time shooting to that spent behind the computer.  Downloading and editing images sucks up precious energy and time so… READ MORE >

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Should I Print From Lightroom or Photoshop?

October 14, 2013  Author:  

With Adobe’s announcement of a “Photographer’s Bundle” for the Creative Cloud subscription, many shutterbugs now have access to both Lightroom 5 and Photoshop CC for… READ MORE >