Archive | August, 2010

DPE Flickr Pool Favorites for August 15th

August 18, 2010

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As always the middle of the month is a special day around DPE, and one of those things that makes it special is that we get to announce our favorite images from the DPE Flickr Pool. And this months picks are: Congratulations to both Keith & Chris! If you would like to enter for a […]

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DPE Atlanta Workshop Photos/Tips: Part III

August 18, 2010

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DPE Atlanta Workshop Photos/Tips: Part III

Photographs © Rick Sammon Our first DPE Altanta workshop was a blast. Rob Knight and I enjoyed working with the 20 talented students. We covered Lightroom, lighting, HDR and travel photography. What fun! Each day this week I will try to post a picture/tip from the workshop. So stay tuned! Today’s tip: Try creating a […]

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8.17.10 Tuesday’s Talented Twitter Find: The Doug :-)

August 17, 2010

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8.17.10 Tuesday’s Talented Twitter Find: The Doug :-)

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 his or her web site. This week’s Talented Twitter […]

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DPE Atlanta Workshop Photos/Tips: Part II

August 17, 2010

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DPE Atlanta Workshop Photos/Tips: Part II

Our first DPE Altanta workshop was a blast. Rob Knight and I really enjoyed working with the 20 talented students. We covered Lightroom, lighting, HDR and travel photography. What fun! Each day this week I will try to post a picture/tip from the workshop. So stay tuned! Today’s tips: • Never underestimate the importance of […]

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Book review: Canon 7D, From Snapshots to Great Shots by Nicole Young

August 16, 2010

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Canon 7D, From Snapshots to Great Shots by Nicole Young on Amazon.com This is Nicole Young’s first book, but you wouldn’t know it unless you read the acknowledgements section of the book. Nicole has done an outstanding job in breaking down in simple and straightforward terms how to get the most out of your Canon […]

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DPE Atlanta Workshop Photos/Tips: Part I

August 16, 2010

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DPE Atlanta Workshop Photos/Tips: Part I

Photographs © Rick Sammon Our first DPE Altanta workshop was a blast. Rob Knight and I enjoyed working with the 20 talented students. We covered Lightroom, lighting, HDR and travel photography. What fun! Each day this week I will try to post a picture/tip from the workshop. So stay tuned! The exercise in the above […]

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Stephen Schlow from the Film Program at the University of Central Florida / DPE Podcast August 15, 2010

August 15, 2010

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In this podcast episode we interview Stephen Schlow & John Bowen from the Film Program at the University of Central Florida, we talk a bit about shooting video with Digital SLRs, and most importantly we answer your questions. Because of all the content we included in this podcast, it’s a little longer than usual. Please […]

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Tips for Photographing Waterfalls / Video Podcast

August 14, 2010

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[Editors Note: If you are having problems viewing the video above try this link: http://vimeo.com/14127819] Here are some tips for photographing waterfalls. I filmed this while on one of my “Waterfalls of Western North Carolina” instructional photo workshops. If you’d like to join me on one of these workshops, check out my workshops website at […]

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Don’t Leave Home Without a Reflector, Diffuser or Flash – if you plan to photograph people

August 13, 2010

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Don’t Leave Home Without a Reflector, Diffuser or Flash – if you plan to photograph people

Travel photographs © Rick Sammon. Fashion photograph © Vered Koshlano This post started out as just an observation: people all around the world paint their faces. In Brazil (bottom left), the Tarino Indians paint their faces so that when they go into the rain forest, the spirits recognize them and protect them, and help them […]

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Lightroom Keys to Know

August 12, 2010

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Lightroom Keys to Know

One of the things I love about Lightroom is how fast you can change its look. Why would you want to do that? To make an already efficient program even more efficient and adapt it to your needs. I am going to give you some simple keys to press to change Lightroom quickly (I am […]

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