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
For 2018 Jack Graham and I are pleased to announce our photography workshop in Katmai National Park photographing bears and landscapes. It is an epic journey, one that is sure to be a bucket list item for many photographers. It is an inclusive workshop with no additional expenses, except for airfare from your home … Continue reading Photographing Bears in Katmai Alaska
Have you ever used the phrase “it speaks to me”? It’s a fairly common phrase and one that most people understand what it means, even if they might not be able to agree on the exact definition for it. Most often its in reference to something creative, like music, photography, or design, something that can … Continue reading Pictures are talking to me
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
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
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?
(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