Category: Gear

Installing Luminar 2018 as a Plug-In

Installing Luminar 2018 as a Plug-In

As I continue to explore the new software called Luminar 2018 from Skylum, one of the first things I did was install it as plug-in to Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop (both from the Adobe subscription plan) I'm running this on an Apple iMac, but I believe the instructions are the same using a PC … Continue reading Installing Luminar 2018 as a Plug-In

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What is the Right Tripod for Me?

What is the Right Tripod for Me?

With all the chatter about gear on the various forums and websites, there usually isn't too much talk or comparison of tripods, which I think is a bit of a shame because they are, or can be, a very important part in capturing images.  Every component in the signal path, from lens, filter, sensor, tripod, … Continue reading What is the Right Tripod for Me?

Breakthrough Photography Filters

Breakthrough Photography Filters

(fyi featured image is of Singh-Ray filters) I recently had the opportunity to shoot a promotional video for Jack Graham Photography where he was unboxing a set of Graduated Neutral Density (GND) filters from a relatively new company called Breakthrough Photography.   At the end of the shoot, I had a chance to examine the … Continue reading Breakthrough Photography Filters

Alaska Photo Workshop – Thoughts on Gear

Alaska Photo Workshop – Thoughts on Gear

If you haven't read the adventures of our Alaska trip to photograph the brown bears feeding on salmon as well as amazing landscapes, please read my previous posts. I thought I'd give a few parting thoughts about the gear I took on this adventure and what I used, and didn't use, on the trip.   … Continue reading Alaska Photo Workshop – Thoughts on Gear

Alaska Photo Trip – Part 5

Alaska Photo Trip – Part 5

Ok folks, as you've read in my previous posts about this trip, we've had epic days, sunshine, quintessential bear fishing shots, lots of great flying adventures and above all else, lots and lots of bears and unbelievably gorgeous landscapes.    As I suspected at this point in the trip, time has gone by way too … Continue reading Alaska Photo Trip – Part 5

Alaska Photo Trip – Part 4

Alaska Photo Trip – Part 4

If you are just joining me on this journey in Alaska and haven't read the previous posts, I recommend you click the links below and follow the story Part 1          Part 2.         Part 3 The previous evening after dinner, we discussed the plans for today and our pilot suggested we … Continue reading Alaska Photo Trip – Part 4