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Photographing moving water

By Robert Clark   Moving water – waterfalls, rivers, streams and surf – often presents unique challenges to the landscape photographer. The most common way to capture images of moving water is to use a slower shutter speed. But how

Posted in 2015, Blog, Robert Clark

Introducing the new Singh-Ray Wayne Bennett “Smoky Vision” Diffusing Polarizer

By Wayne Bennett   One of the greatest joys I, as a photographer, have had over the past three decades is to have met some pretty wonderful people. People with an interest similar to mine… photography.   Like everyone else,

Posted in 2015, Blog, Wayne Bennett

“All-in-camera, old school photography” with digital cameras, Part 1

By Randall J. Hodges   “To Photoshop” or “not to Photoshop,” that is the question. Well, not really, but for an all-in-camera professional like myself, there really is no choice. I believe there is absolutely nothing wrong with Photoshop, Lightroom

Posted in 2015, Blog, Randall Hodges

New creative interpretations with slower exposure times

By Ellen Anon   As the digital era has evolved and cameras are ubiquitous, there are more and more images of literally everything, to the point that sometimes people wonder if it’s possible to make a photograph that’s original. One

Posted in 2015, Blog, Ellen Anon

“Cleanse your palette”
Another approach to using solid neutral density filters

By Chuck Kimmerle   Solid neutral density filters – I use Singh-Ray Mor-Slo and George Lepp solid ND filters – have become increasingly popular the past few years. Their ability to increase exposure times from 1-stop to 20-stops (2x to,

Posted in 2015, Blog, Chuck Kimmerle

The other day, I was asked to describe how I created this image…

By Denise Silva   I decided it would be easier to write a post here and create a video demonstrating the techniques. So let’s get started.   The Set Up This image was created from 37 different images, created using

Posted in 2015, Blog, Denise Silva

Pursuing subtle

By Mark Lissick   In this age of “in-your-face” visual imagery we have come to be enamored by explosive vibrancy. Images are designed with easily categorized subjects allowing the viewer the ability to quickly digest the visual message and then

Posted in 2015, Blog, Mark Lissick

The grass is greener

By Gary Hart “Under the Weather, Sierra Foothills, California,” Sony a7R, Sony/Zeiss 16-35, 1/8 second, F/11, ISO 100   “You’re so lucky to live so close to ”: Yosemite, Lake Tahoe, Big Sur, San Francisco, Muir Woods (and countless other coastal redwood

Posted in 2015, Blog, Gary Hart

What grabs your attention?
That’s what your picture should be.

By Don Smith   “When Forces Collide,” Big Sur Coast, California, Sony a6000, Tamron SP 150-600mm @900mm, Sony LA-EA4 adapter, f/11, 1/1000th sec., 800 ISO   I work with a lot of amateur photographers. There are times we are on

Posted in 2015, Blog, Don Smith

Mastering the Art of Composition

By Ed Heaton   Here a just a few brief tips for mastering the art of composition.   Composition is the logical arrangement of elements so that their relationship is pleasing to the eye.  The elements are things that make

Posted in 2015, Blog, Ed Heaton