The arch without the crowds in photo
Be warned!  You might not want to look behind this curtain.   The photo you see here is telling you a straight faced lie.  It’s so peaceful, so desolate… It’s the very epitome of quiet solitude.  Right?  Well, not so much. I captured this photo of Mesa Arch in Canyonlands Utah.  I woke up at about...
Read More
Candid photo of child with bubbles
Many photographers are under the impression that great candid photography is just a matter of being lucky.  If only that were true… it would be a lot easier. Most often my candid photos, while not posed, are pre-planned.  I will notice a situation that has potential for a great shot “if only things were like...
Read More
Foundations of Composition At the simplest level, we can define composition as the way a photographer frames a scene. But good composition involves much more than simply choosing how to crop the world into the rectangle inside your viewfinder. Good composition is the process of arranging forms and tones in a way that is pleasing...
Read More
Depth of Field Tutorial header
Too many photography tutorials only discuss aperture as the method a photographer uses to control depth of field.  In fact there are four factors that control depth of field and using them together gives you far more options and capabilities than aperture alone.  Without understanding how all four factors combine you will always run into...
Read More
Exposure match header
There is a little known tool in Adobe Lightroom that for some reason they have chosen to hide away as a menu item.  It has no tool or pallet on display in the develop module (hence why most people never know it exists).  This tool is the “match total exposure” command, and it is a...
Read More
Portrait retouching tutorial - header image
Photoshop of course is an amazing way to do touch up work on portrait photography.  However, all too often the touch up artist takes things too far, either by choice or more often becuase they simply don’t know the techniques for doing natural touch up work in Photoshop.  The following article gives you some basic touch...
Read More
Macro Photography - Flower
Are you looking to get involved in the world of Macro Photography?  There is a lot of good reasons to try.  For starters it is just great fun and can be done anywhere you live. Literally anywhere from the tundras of Alaska to the deserts of Chili to the sidewalks of the Bronx.  Once you...
Read More
exposure-stops-header
The “stop” is a unit of measurement used in all aspects of photography. It is used by photographers to determine proper exposures, it is integral to selecting settings on your camera and it makes communication between photographers much easier. Definition: An exposure stop is a doubling of a halving of the amount of light one is...
Read More
Landscape Photography Tutorial Header
Photography Equipment: Landscape photography is not a highly “techie” / gear oriented area of photography. This makes it a very cost effective area of photography to enter. Camera Body: For the most part, with the exception of a few specialized techniques, modern DSLR camera body will work just fine. Nearly all modern bodies have enough megapixels...
Read More
1 2

Leave a Reply

Colorado Rocky Mountain Photography Tours

Colorado/Utah Photo Tours

Milky Way Night Sky Photo Workshop

Night Sky Photo Tour

Photo Workshop in Crested Butte

Aspen Gold – Colorado in Autumn

Alpine photography tours

Custom Built Photo Tour

SE Asia Photo Tours

Photography Workshops