View Post

Tips for Post-Processing Your Beach Photos

I would like to offer up a few quick and easy tips to help make your ocean/beach photography stand out.  I have spent the past week shooting a lot of beach and surf photography for a few different clients.  Some of this work was actually in an event setting, so there was a lot of feedback and response to the various …

View Post

Fundy Designer: Software Review

In many previous articles I have mentioned that I am one of the “mentoids” who have been concentrating on my wedding and portrait photography with Erica Coffman.  If you haven’t read it yet, you can see some of the reasons why this is an incredible opportunity in this article.  But today’s article is actually an outgrowth of a conversation that …

View Post

Dynamic Range With Luminosity Masks Course Review

One of the skills every photographer needs to learn about is post processing. Post processing can range from the mild to the wild. Some photographers are happy with making some basic edits in Lightoom, while others will dive off into the crazy world of Photoshop and really get into the details of an image to give it that “pop.” I …

View Post

Key Tips For Night Sports Photography & Processing

Anyone who has ever tried their hand at Photography  for a night High School football game or any indoor sporting event in the past knows that the challenges presented are many. Night Sports Photography (Or low light Indoor Sports Photography) can be and is very challenging. The light is not what we would consider “good light.”  When low lighting situations …

View Post

Lr 2015.7 and Ps 2015.5 Issue

Published: 9/28/2016 The incredible Photo Taco Facebook community turned me on to a problem where if you select more than one photo in Ligthroom CC 2015.7 / 6.7, don’t have Ps open already (works fine if Ps is already open), and choose Edit in->Open as Layers in Photoshop it will seem to do nothing for a bit and then you …

View Post

Creative Tips and Techniques In Adobe Photoshop

Photoshop TIPS For Creative Image Making Time flies and we are here again talking about some more useful Adobe Photoshop tools/tips/tricks that can have an impact on your images and take them from good to great. Creative thinking is something that is very important when starting the process of making an image with impact. From the lighting, subject, focal length, …

View Post

Lightroom “Turbo” Mode?

Late on 9/19 Adobe quietly released an update to Lightroom to CC 2015.7 / 6.7 that very notably supports RAW for the Canon 5D Mark IV, but I am FAR more excited about the new preference to edit in the Develop module using Smart Previews!!!!! I haven’t tested the new feature out yet, but if it is doing what I …