Category Archives: Tutorials

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Let’s Talk Filters

We get a lot of questions on our tours and Meetups about filters and thought it might be a good time to share our insight on filters with our Meetup Friends!  If you are an […]

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Long Exposure

If you want to learn more about long exposure photography, then check out my latest article for Fujifilm US! I cover the tools and techniques needed to create successful long exposure imagery! These techniques and […]

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New Article – Aurora Photography Tips!

Aurora photography is one of my passions. I enjoy the challenge of capturing this elusive phenomenon. There is the challenge of “Getting there” as these are most often seen in very remote locations. Braving frigid […]

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Metering… What’s it do?

Metering… in a very odd shaped nut shell…. In the early film days, camera did not have built in metering systems. Photographers would use handle-held light meters to aid them in determining proper exposure for […]

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Dust Spots!

Dust spots and artifacts are my pet peeve… cannot stand them because they are so easy to fix. However, they can be hard to find! They are definitely the bane of any landscape photographer’s existence, […]

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Third Party Printing

If you are like me, you don’t have a photo quality printer at home, so you use a third party printer, such as Costco. Our particular Costco does a great job, but tends to print […]

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Creating a Sense of Motion with Long Exposures

Long exposure images can create an almost surreal effect, evoking emotional responses, such as calm, peacefulness, and even angst, depending on the image. Creating these images can be a challenge and generally requires certain gear, […]

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Mt. Storm Time Lapse

The other day, I was asked to describe how I created this image: I decided it would be easier to write a blog and create a video demonstrating the techniques, than to layout out an […]

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New Book! Demystifying Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop is an extremely powerful post-production tool and was developed for graphic artists, designers, illustrators, and photographers alike. What does this mean? Well, it means that Photoshop has more features than any photographer is […]

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Texture Tutorial!

Today’s blog is a tutorial on the use of textures. Often we see texture added to images of flowers or landscapes with bland skies. Although these types of images are awesome for texture use, for […]

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