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INSIGHTS: EPISODE 22

INSIGHTS: EPISODE 22

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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Locally Sharpen and Blur in Lightroom

Locally Sharpen and Blur in Lightroom

As I was working on an image I recently made after our Macro Workshop in Portland, I realized that the technique I was using is something I do quite often.  Especially in Macro work.  So I decided to make a video for you all. The technique is locally sharpening or blurring areas of a photograph. 

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Where is your favorite place to “be”?

Where is your favorite place to “be”?

I get asked a lot which is my favorite workshop. Eyes searching skyward, I take a deep breath and attempt to provide an accurate and honest answer.  It’s a tough question, though.  It’s loaded with pre-conceived ideas and expectations of a simple, easy answer. For me, there is no easy answer.

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Olympic National Park: Student Work

Olympic National Park: Student Work

Atmospheric, dramatic and saturated are words that come to mind when describing Olympic National Park.  While not the first park that comes to mind when considering our country’s protected spaces it is certainly one of that hardest to forget once you pay a visit to this magnificent location.

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A little taste of Olympic National Park

A little taste of Olympic National Park

We just got back from a workshop in Olympic where we spent the week with 14 talented photographers.  As with all our workshops, we gave each student a project for the week to help push them into new and important directions with their photography.  We were so blown away by the images they created that we wanted to show you one photograph from each person’s project so you could see the results of their hard work.

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MACRO WORKSHOP: STUDENT WORK

MACRO WORKSHOP: STUDENT WORK

Macro is certainly one of the most difficult and rewarding types of photography out there.  So many technical obstacles stand between the photographer and their vision but you’d never know it by looking at what our students produced in Portland.

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BARCELONA WORKSHOP: STUDENT WORK

BARCELONA WORKSHOP: STUDENT WORK

Barce-freakin-lona.  Yeah, we said it and yes were very, very excited to visit this magnificent city with a group of students.  It was a very memorable experience and our students created hundreds of images which capture what makes this city so unique.   Click on the catalog below and see a small sample of what they created during our week together.

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