Lightroom Turned Upside Down, Make a Change

Working your Raw File. Yes, Adobe is an awesome company with at least two “off the scale” great products.  Two of their miraculous products, PhotoShop and Lightroom, are resident on my desktop every day I work or play on my MacBookPro.  I’m sure there are more but these are my best buds. . I am …

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Safe Shot, A Little Known Rule of Photography

  It’s in the can, in the pocket and safe in the pocket.  Got it. So what am I talking about?  It’s the safe shot.  There is a need in picture-making to get an acceptable photo in a given photo situation.  It needs to be safe and secure because anything can happen that alters your …

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Planning a Photo Trip

If you’re like me and mine the photo travel is always combined with seeing the sights and tasting the local cuisine.  It’s always important to do the homework so you’ll have some ideas to make good use of your time.  Time, by the way, can be a result of the family wanting to do something …

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Fireworks Photography – From Daylight To Dark – All You Need

Fireworks, teaching-photography, multi-layered,

Just know that it is very easy to shoot Fireworks Photography.  Take your time with this description of camera settings and technique.  Get comfortable with the knowledge that once the camera is all set-up the fireworks photography when they’re going off is easy and very intuitive. Set the Aperture and ISO Your aperture starting point is …

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Ground Zero with Raw Files, Why? Part 1

Shooting in the mid-morning cause it’s just when I was there.  It’s all overcast and not really a good shooting day.  But I shoot raw and that makes things appear that may not be there otherwise.  My raw file has more detail as we move to the highlight end of a grayscale.  The sky and …

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