Do you still use a tripod? That seems to be a more common question these days and it got me thinking about the "lowly" tripod and it's history and how I feel it is still an important aspect of photography. Tripods have been around since the beginning of photography. Back in the day, the cameras … Continue reading Do you Tripod?
It seems like we are in the golden age of photo editing software, with endless choices and possibilities for editing our software. We should rejoice and be thankful for all of the choice available to us as photographers, Back in "the day", we only had Adobe Photoshop to choose from for any type of intermediate … Continue reading Photo Editing Software – The Golden Age
Do you ever get in to a creative dead zone where you just don't feel any creative juices flowing in you? Perhaps you don't feel like getting out of bed at oh-dark-thirty to head out for a sunrise, or maybe you don't have the desire to sit inside at the computer and work on any … Continue reading Creative Dead Zone?
Well, we made it to 2019. Is the turning of a new year a big deal for you? If so, that's great. It can be a wonderful milestone to make some commitments to yourself, or others, for the coming days. Everyone has their own level of commitment to the sentiment of New Years. For … Continue reading New Years Resolutions for Photography?
If you are in to editing photographs, you probably have heard of a program called Luminar from a company called Skylum. It's a fantastic intuitive and easy to use program for making some awesome edits to your images before posting or printing. I've been using Luminar alongside my normal suite of tools (Lightroom, photoshop, … Continue reading Luminar 3 Photo Editing Software Release
You don't often hear much written or said about memory cards for cameras, drones, etc. Typically you just put in a card, shoot some images and offload the images on to your computer. The medium of storing images typically works without a glitch, that's how good memory storage devices have become. We've come to trust … Continue reading ProGrade Memory Cards
I recently joined Jack Graham Photography to teach a photo workshop on Whidbey Island Washington, focused on monochrome images capturing "Americana" of the island. The workshop was run in conjunction with the Pacific Northwest Art School in the picturesque town of Coupeville. So what is "Americana"? Well according to Wikipedia...."Americana is a collective … Continue reading Whidbey Island Monochrome Americana Photo Workshop