Tag Archive: instruction

Telluride // What I learned…

The biggest take-away for me from this year’s Telluride Photo Festival was… drumroll please…. ….Shoot for yourself.  Not what you think editors/ agencies/ clients want… just keep shooting the way you see the… Continue reading

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Remastering An Old Favorite // Lightroom Tutorial

I’d like to think my style has changed… become more refined over the years.  So I wanted to show how I process my images now. And what better way than working with an… Continue reading

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Travel Portraiture // It’s All About The Light

It’s not so easy to travel with heavy, bulky strobes.  But sometimes, it’s an absolute must.  And if that’s the case, I would recommend the battery powered Profoto D1 or 7b systems.  If you’re… Continue reading

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Telluride Photo Fest // Preview

I have had the pleasure of spending much time in the incomparably beautiful Telluride, Colorado.  But never in the Fall.  So the fact that I’ll be attending the 2014 Telluride Photography Festival in… Continue reading

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So, What’s In A Print?

It occurred to me recently that many “new” photographers are greatly undervaluing their prints. Now, it may be that the quality of materials and processes are lacking, or that they are selling open… Continue reading

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The Dynamic Cityscape

Shooting cityscapes is not unlike photographing natural landscapes. The main difference is that your city landscape has light elements not seen in nature. This creates incredibly dynamic compositions.  But often, you must start… Continue reading

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Finding Art in the Everyday

To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event. ~ Henri Cartier-Bresson There is undoubtedly an artful rhythm to life.  And at times, we… Continue reading

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Hurry Up And Wait

I remember this old adage being used frequently when I was an assistant to several commercial photographers in Dallas and Austin in my younger days. “Today will be a lot of ‘hurry up and… Continue reading

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Macro From Nothing

This technique can be used with most lenses, but please be careful not to scratch front element! It’s always better to give yourself more control with an actual macro, but if you get… Continue reading

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Daring to Begin

All glory comes from daring to begin. — Eugene Fitch Ware What does it take to be a “doer”? Let’s be honest, it doesn’t take much. Not a lot of brains or money, or… Continue reading

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Layering // Landscapes

If you’ve seen my work, you know that I love negative space.  And in landscapes, that often means lots of sky. It’s a more fine art look. Where the sky is an actor… Continue reading

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