Archive | February, 2010

2.23.10 Tuesday’s Talented Twitter Find: Beverly Everson

February 23, 2010

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2.23.10 Tuesday’s Talented Twitter Find: Beverly Everson

Hey Gang, We have a cool weekly feature here on DPE: Tuesday’s Talented Twitter Find. Each Tuesday I choose a photographer who I find on Twitter  who is . . . well, talented! I find ‘em by reading an interesting tweet and then by clicking on their web site. This week’s Talented Twitter Find is: […]

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Just Say No!

February 23, 2010

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Just Say No!

One of the biggest challenges every photographer faces is being able to translate what they see into what the camera is capable of seeing. It doesn’t matter at what level any of us are at. We are often seduced by what we see of a scene and don’t recognize that the camera is going to […]

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Freezing The Action in Water Sports Photography

February 22, 2010

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Freezing The Action in Water Sports Photography

With the evolution of digital cameras and RAW file processors, we are now enabled to capture remarkable water sports images. Such outstanding photographs were previously reserved for the pages of national magazines like Sports Illustrated. Now we all have the “secret” tools at our own fingertips! Most of our DSLR cameras today have super-fast shutter […]

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Q & A on Color Space

February 22, 2010

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Q & A on Color Space

We received the following question for our DPE podcast, but after asking Eddie “The King of Color Management” Tapp to answer it, we thought we’d address it here. One of Eddie’s colorful photographs leads off this column. Here is the Q – followed by the A. Q: As I understand it, there are the key […]

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After Midnight

February 21, 2010

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After Midnight

Hey Gang, Actually, the title of this post really should be, After Applying the Midnight Filter Effect in Color Efex Pro from Nik Software – but I thought After Midnight was more catchy. No deep tip here. Just the idea of applying the Midnight Filter to one of your photographs. When you do, keep in […]

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Background at the zoo

February 19, 2010

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Background at the zoo

In my last post I talked about shooting through fences and other barriers at the zoo. In this post I want to talk about the backgrounds. Many times a good photograph can be ruined because the photographer failed to pay attention to the background. We get so focused on the subject we fail to notice […]

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Dreaming of Spring

February 19, 2010

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I don’t know about you, but I am very much looking for spring to arrive. I am saying that just as I am getting ready to head out to Yellowstone for my “Winter in Yellowstone” photo workshop… go figure. As I start thinking of the images I want make come spring time, I start by […]

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A Business Lesson From Genghis Khan’s Wife

February 19, 2010

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A Business Lesson From Genghis Khan’s Wife

I took this photograph in Mongolia during a reenactment of a Genghis Khan attack. Talk about action photography! Tech info: Canon 5D Mark II, 70-200mm lens f/4 IS lens with Canon 1.4x tele converter. ISO 640. Looking at these dudes, charging at full speed with their bows and arrows ready to fire, made me realize […]

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Enter to Win: Workshops Give-Away

February 18, 2010

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Enter to Win: Workshops Give-Away

Hey Gang Here is an offer that can’t be beat! Win a free workshop with Juan and myself (two different workshops). Rick’s: Hudson River Photography Workshop. I took this photograph at one of our shooting locations, believe it or not. Juan’s: Waterfalls of Western NC instructional photo workshop. Take a look at one of the […]

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Vimeo posts their top 25 videos of 2009

February 18, 2010

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As you may have noticed we use Vimeo on DPE, we think the video quality far surpasses anything else out there, additionally they have one of the most vibrant independent video producer communities around. The staff at Vimeo have just posted their favorite videos of 2009. Definitely worth a look. http://www.vimeo.com/album/159627/page:1

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