Category: Techniques

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

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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

End of Year Photography Workflow

End of Year Photography Workflow

At the end of each year and the beginning of the new, I tackle the backlog of images I captured during the year.  My goal is to extract the best shots to process and share and then eventually combine in to a curated collection of images in a printed book. I shoot anywhere between 3000-8000 … Continue reading End of Year Photography Workflow

Luminar 2018 Brush Tool Intro

Luminar 2018 Brush Tool Intro

I've been teaching myself a new image editing software that was just released a couple months ago, called Luminar 2018 from a company called Skylum (formerly Macphun).  It's a powerful and comprehensive tool in your digital darkroom and a worthy contender to the Adobe products. Check out the vid here      https://youtu.be/Fdr-A6mcPfw

The art of art in photography

The art of art in photography

I was recently having a conversation with someone who is wanting to improve their photography skills and the act of the conversation started a train of thought for me.  I do generally find that when I talk or teach about a topic , in this case photography, it is actually quite beneficial for me as … Continue reading The art of art in photography

Shooting Fall Foliage

Shooting Fall Foliage

Yes folks its that time of year when the days get shorter and the summer gives way to Fall.  Cooler temps, occasional rain and most importantly, the changing of color of the leaves on the trees before they drop to the ground. Fall is without a doubt my favorite time of year to shoot.  Perhaps … Continue reading Shooting Fall Foliage