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13 Tips For Weather Photography

Weather photography is a highly rewarding genre of photography.  To capture a wall hanger of a storm, it takes skill, knowledge, luck and determination to get the job done.  From being able to read the storm and dialing in your settings to watching the radar to position yourself in a location that will yield a great shot while keeping you …

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Lightroom Users: 10 Reasons Why You Need Photoshop

Adobe Lightroom has become the most popular photography management and editing application over the last few years for many reasons. Not only is it a very powerful application that allows you to import your digial images, keyword them, rate them, sort them into collections, export them, etc – It is a also a VERY powerful editing software package as well. …

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Post-Wedding Workflow: The System That Won’t Make You Crazy Part 1

One of the things that was most difficult for me when I first started photographing weddings was finding a post-wedding workflow that worked well for me.  I tried following the advice of various photographers, attempting to implement their exact workflow into my unique business.  All of these attempts failed because I was replicating the practices of someone with a completely …

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Hands On With The Lensbaby Twist 60 – See In a New, Twisted Way

I love blur, always have. I resist hard lines and certainties both in life and in art, preferring softer, more malleable edges. You can keep your formulas and rules, I’ll stick with things that I can bend and twist to suit my need (or my whim). It’s probably the reason that I prefer viewing the world through a glass of …

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11 Tips for an Indoor Portrait Session

Most families these these days want their portraits outside, a pristinely sculpted landscape in the background, perfect golden-hour sun dipping below the horizon. But perfect conditions don’t always exist. Sometimes it’s raining. Sometimes it’s winter. And sometimes the family has a newborn. That means we need to go inside. In this article, you’ll read about 11 ways to make your …

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Mindshift’s new Multi-Mount Holster is My Favorite Holster Bag

I love holster bags.  I think they are perfect for every situation where you don’t need a tripod.  I usually do not like to carry a lot of gear so I want a bag that will just fit my camera, a spare battery and a spare memory card.  Unless I am shooting landscapes or using a flash that is all …