Author: jpedersenphotography

Luminar 2018 Image Editing – Vignette Filter

Luminar 2018 Image Editing – Vignette Filter

The latest video installment about the fantastic image editing software called Luminar 2018 from the Skylum company.   In this video, I highlight one small, yet key, filter that I use on every image I process.....the vignette filter. Adding a slight, or stronger, vignette to an image can do wonders to direct the viewers eye … Continue reading Luminar 2018 Image Editing – Vignette Filter

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Analog Feel in a Digital World

Analog Feel in a Digital World

Just a little random thought from me today as I was discussing photography with my friend and mentor Jack Graham.     As things often do between us, our conversation switched often between photography and music as both of us have a passion for both arts.   Jack had recently acquired a turntable for his … Continue reading Analog Feel in a Digital World

Luminar 2018 Photo Editing Video – Preset Overview

Luminar 2018 Photo Editing Video – Preset Overview

Just completed a new video for the image editing software Luminar 2018 from the Skylum software company.  As I am diving in to learning Luminar as a possible replacement for Adobe Lightroom, I am creating and posting short videos about different aspects of the software. My goal is to provide quick, easily digestible information about … Continue reading Luminar 2018 Photo Editing Video – Preset Overview

Loving Our Parks To Death

Loving Our Parks To Death

A couple of recent announcements has once again brought to the forefront how much we are loving our National Parks and other scenic areas to death and causing our government to step in and try to manage the situation. First was an announcement a few weeks ago about the ban on using tripods in Zion … Continue reading Loving Our Parks To Death

What’s Right With The World

What’s Right With The World

I recently came across a talk from a former National Geographic photographer, Dewitt Jones.  His views and learnings through life come together in an amazing Tedx talk in South Lake Tahoe. As a photographer, I've realized and been extremely thankful for the way that photography has helped to reshape the way I see the world. … Continue reading What’s Right With The World

Preserve memories by printing your photographs

Preserve memories by printing your photographs

I just wrote a recent post about how I create a book each year with the best of my images from the previous year.  It's a way for me to preserve and reflect on what I've accomplished, and, it's a way for me to evaluate and learn from the year and strive to be better … Continue reading Preserve memories by printing your photographs