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INSIGHTS: EPISODE 20

INSIGHTS: EPISODE 20

It’s always beneficial to hear other photographers talk about their work.  It’s a great opportunity to get insight into the process and technique behind a photograph or series of photographs.  With that in mind, we’ve created a series of posts that we call Insights.  Please enjoy this latest video in our Insights series.

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CHARLESTON WORKSHOP: STUDENT WORK

CHARLESTON WORKSHOP: STUDENT WORK

What a amazing week we had in Charleston!  While it was great to escape winter in Montana the best part was watching our talented students get their groove on in the Holy City. Click on the catalog below and see some of their beautiful photography.

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INSIGHTS: EPISODE 19

INSIGHTS: EPISODE 19

It’s always beneficial to hear other photographers talk about their work.  It’s a great opportunity to get insight into the process and technique behind a photograph or series of photographs.  With that in mind, we’ve created a series of posts that we call Insights.  Please enjoy this latest video in our Insights series.

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FINDING FOCUS: STUDENT WORK

FINDING FOCUS: STUDENT WORK

Alright, so spending February on Maui wasn’t such a bad gig but the sun, the white sand and surf ranked way down the list compared to the Finding Focus experience.  The suntan has faded but the memories are going to last a while.  Check out the stunning images below from each of the incredible photographers.

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Student photos from our first day in Charleston

Student photos from our first day in Charleston

Hey Ya’ll, Greetings from Charleston! Today marks the first full day of our Charleston, S.C. workshop.  The charm of the south has already captured us while we begin to capture it.  With its Tupelo Trees, Cypress swamps, alligators, dreamlike Azalea gardens and vibrant downtown, this southern muse has already inspired a great many images.  Here’s a quick sample.  

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FINDING FOCUS: NOUNS REVISITED

FINDING FOCUS: NOUNS REVISITED

You may have noticed a little video clip in the last post.  Maybe it didn’t seem to make much sense there.  Maybe you viewed it…maybe you didn’t. Did it stop you or did you skip straight to the photos in the post?

Don’t panic, it wasn’t a test and you didn’t fail!

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Finding Focus Maui: A few student images

Finding Focus Maui: A few student images

I just spent a week in Maui with 6 great people who came to focus on their craft.  I’m really excited about the images they created and will be putting together a catalog of their work very soon.  In the meantime, here is an image from each of these wonderful people to whet your appetite.

 

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Post Images to Instagram from Lightroom

Post Images to Instagram from Lightroom

Gone are the days when only smartphone pictures appear on Instagram. In recent years, it has become the de facto platform for all photographs.  For some reason though, Instagram still limits the ways in which we can upload our photos and edit our captions. In this article, I’ll show you an easy way to post images to Instagram directly from Lightroom.

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Enhancing Local Contrast in Lightroom

Enhancing Local Contrast in Lightroom

In last weeks Blog Tony volunteered me to talk about how to enhance local contrast in Lightroom.  I became really excited.  Its one of my favorite topics.  For so many genres of photography, the taking of the picture is only the first half of the art form.  The second part is realizing your initial vision while processing your image after the fact. Ansel Adams called it pre and post visualization. 

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