Category Archives: Technique

32 bit processing: The Landscape Photographer’s HDR

    Anyone familiar with modern photography, even simple magazine image appreciation, has seen HDR (high dynamic range) images.  Various shooting and processing techniques push the boundaries of “regular” processing and can create surrealistic imagery.  This works effectively, or horribly, … Continue reading

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The Unofficial Guide to Exploring Lower Antelope Canyon

Some locations in the American Southwest inspire awe for their natural beauty, others amazement and wonder at the forces behind their creation, and still others dazzle the senses with their almost other-worldliness. From your first encounter from within the depths … Continue reading

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Moorish Architecture in Southern Spain

Just returning from a trip to Andalusia and a marvelous tour through souther Spain (Andalusia).  The Moorish architecture is breathtaking!  So many things to write about, including the travel plan, using HDR to bring out the best in indoor images, … Continue reading

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My Ideal Black & White Photography Workflow

Black & White: The Medium of Masterpieces Many of us have a sense of awe when we see a great monotone image, as it accentuates elements of the scene not as readily visible when colors are present, and the stripped … Continue reading

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Shooting during the Golden Hour and the Blue Hour: What you really need to know (and the books don’t tell you) WITH UPDATES!

Anyone becoming excited about photography, especially landscape photography, will soon here about the “Golden hour” and how all of their outdoor shots must be taken during this crucial time due to the lighting advantages it infers.  Soon, in fact, you … Continue reading

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