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Ideas for Making Great Rain Photos

In Photo Basics, Uncategorized by Rick Ohnsman3 Comments

Rain, rain, go away.  Little Johnny wants to play. Johnny must not have been a photographer.  If he was, he might know that when the weather gets bad, the photos get good.  Rainy days often provide the drama, the light, and interesting subjects to photograph.  The key is knowing what to shoot and how to …

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How to Make Precise Selections in Lightroom CC

In Post-processing by Kirk Bergman3 Comments

The exposure brush in both Lightroom Classic CC and Lightroom CC is extremely powerful.  Many of the capabilities found in the very precise Select and Mask tool in Photoshop are found in this brush.  The great news is that you don’t have to mess with a lot of sliders or different options to get a …

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7 Great Photography Documentaries with a Message

In Uncategorized by Frank Gallagher8 Comments

My wife and I were recently watching a documentary about two photographers collaborating on a fascinating project.  It got me wondering about other documentaries about photographers and photography.  Which ones give you more than a biography of the artist?  Which ones raise interesting questions about life, relationships, and our purpose on this planet?  Which ones …

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9 Tips for Your First Photography Retreat

In Photo Basics by Andy Perkins6 Comments

I recently returned from a fantastic time at Improve Photography’s Create Photography Retreat in Charleston, South Carolina. It was my first photography learning event of any kind, and I’m excited about taking advantage of similar educational events in the future. Having one under my belt hardly makes me an expert, but I have a much …