Tag: photographer

Olympic National Park Video

Olympic National Park Video

I just returned from co-leading a photography workshop in the Olympic National Park in Washington.  I put together a quick video highlighting some of the locations and images that we experienced during the workshop. We were NOT blessed with good weather.  Well, we did have clear skies and record highs, but that's not what we … Continue reading Olympic National Park Video

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Memory Cards – The unsung heroes – Podcast interview with ProGrade Digital

Memory Cards – The unsung heroes – Podcast interview with ProGrade Digital

We talk a lot about gear in the photo hobby/business.  Gear is something that is easy to talk about and people get excited about the latest and greatest...as they should. However, when was the last time you thought about the memory cards  you use in your camera?  We spend thousands on camera bodies and even … Continue reading Memory Cards – The unsung heroes – Podcast interview with ProGrade Digital

Photojournalist Ken Hawkins

Photojournalist Ken Hawkins

If I was asked to categorize myself (btw I hate answering this question), I would say I'm a photographer. Period.  Then, I might add that I make my living in the photo genre of landscape and nature, but I'm keenly interested in all genres of photography and I don't try to limit my experiences, skills … Continue reading Photojournalist Ken Hawkins

Airmagic Drone Picture Editing Software

Airmagic Drone Picture Editing Software

Now available for ordering is a fantastic piece of software from the Skylum company, the folks who make the fantastic Luminar3 photo editing software. Using a combination of Artificial Intelligence and powerful algorithms, the software analyzes each image and identifies which drone shot the pic, then makes drone specific corrections to the image before completing … Continue reading Airmagic Drone Picture Editing Software

Photography Podcast – We Talk Photo

Photography Podcast – We Talk Photo

I want to introduce our new podcast, called We Talk Photo.  It is a podcast about photography where we share information, gossip, funny stories and industry news with our listeners. We want this podcast to be lighthearted and not full of hardcore technical stuff (lots of good folks doing that already).  My co-host, Jack Graham, … Continue reading Photography Podcast – We Talk Photo

Fuji GFX 50s & 120mm Macro Shots

Fuji GFX 50s & 120mm Macro Shots

A couple of days ago I taught a small class on "close-up" photography and I brought in my Fujifilm 50s and 120mm macro lens to shoot with. I don't call what I do "macro" because that implies 1:1 magnification and a bunch of other stuff.  I have always preferred the term "close-up" photography so I … Continue reading Fuji GFX 50s & 120mm Macro Shots

Luminar 3 Photo Editing – working with layers

Luminar 3 Photo Editing – working with layers

I just completed an introductory video on my YouTube channel for working with layers in Luminar 3 photo editing software. If you've never done photo editing with layers, it's a wonderful way to build up all of your different edits to an image, in a targeted and non-destructive way.  I highly encourage you to explore … Continue reading Luminar 3 Photo Editing – working with layers