Archive | January, 2010

More On Creating A Photograph With Emotional Impact

January 31, 2010

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More On Creating A Photograph With Emotional Impact

I really enjoyed Judy Host’s post about creating a photograph with emotional impact. Judy’s picture caught my eye – and got me thinking about a photograph that I had removed from my wildlife photography presentation. It’s the photo below. I removed it because some of the audience members were “grossed out” at how the lions […]

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Creating a Great Image – Part II – Emotional Impact

January 29, 2010

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Creating a Great Image – Part II – Emotional Impact

Do your images evoke an emotional response? When ever I want to know if an image works, I share it with my friends and see what happens. I love it when someone says Wow! I really love this image with out my asking for a response. I know I have done a good job when […]

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Beating Lens Fungus

January 29, 2010

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Beating Lens Fungus

While most folks might find the idea of living and photographing in Hawaii as paradise, for a photographer living at the edge of a rainforest, the battle to protect his cameras and lenses from fungus is a constant threat. After losing a 300mm 2.8 lens to the stuff, Maui photographer Zane Mathias decided to get […]

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Scott’s Sessions Series Rocks

January 29, 2010

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Scott’s Sessions Series Rocks

Hey Gang, Our buddy Scott Kelby just launched a way-cool project: a series of fine-art photographs of well-known photographers who also play an instrument. I was thrilled to be Scott’s first sitter. Check out Scott’s cool lighting set-up and set. The dude rocks when it comes to photography, too. The posters will feature the name […]

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Off to the zoo

January 28, 2010

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Off to the zoo

I recently posted the following photo on my twitter feed and was really surprised to read all the positive comments. Many people were surprised that the shot was from the the zoo and I realized that many people don’t fully appreciate what their local zoo can offer photographically. I went to zoo to recharge my […]

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The Space Between

January 28, 2010

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The Space Between

What makes one subject better than another? Does one rock have more character than another? I’m not sure that anyone has a definitive answer to these questions, but I know that I’ve always enjoyed the process of selection. This is an under-emphasized skill in landscape photography: do I photograph these leaves or those; that group […]

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Announcing DPE LIVE – All Things Lighting

January 27, 2010

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All of us here at DPE are very excited to announce DPE LIVE! DPE Live is a monthly LIVE call in show where a few of the DPE gang will be answering your questions LIVE on the air. You have the opportunity to ask your questions via telephone at 646-721-9811, or thru Twitter (questions directed […]

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Apple Announces the iPad

January 27, 2010

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Apple Announces the iPad

The long rumored Apple tablet device was unveiled today by Steve Jobs. On the tech side, the iPad has a 9.7-inch display that is 1024-by-768-pixel resolution at 132 pixels per inch, a full capacitive multitouch screen, 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1+, an accelerometer, compass, speaker, mic, and the the standard 30-pin connector. It also has a […]

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Imaging USA Nashville Impressions

January 27, 2010

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Imaging USA Nashville Impressions

A few weekends ago I drove down to Nashville to take in Imaging USA, the PPA’s (Professional Photographers of America) annual photo expo.  I was fortunate to have the show so close to home.  Unlike the CES and PMA shows which cater to photo dealers, this show is for consumers, namely professional photographers. I went […]

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Powerful Searching with Lightroom’s Library Filters

January 27, 2010

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Powerful Searching with Lightroom’s Library Filters

There are many ways to find your photos inside Lightroom. The Library Filter bar contains several tools that make finding specific images easier. You can apply these filters one at a time or in combinations to see only the images you’re looking for. To apply multiple filters, command(cntrl) click on the filter names in the […]

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