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Printing 101 from Printing Experts

December 20, 2010

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It happens to us all at some point – you are at the store and you see that sexy ink jet printer with these fantastic sample prints and you think – wow, it’d be awesome if I could that myself! Of course, we usually have this epiphany at a place like Best Buy so when […]

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9.21 Tuesday’s Talented Twitter Find: Trace Aiken

September 21, 2010

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9.21 Tuesday’s Talented Twitter Find: Trace Aiken

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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Hope You Can Grab a Free Redeem Code for Light It!

September 1, 2010

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Hope  You Can Grab a Free Redeem Code for Light It!

Hey Gang To celebrate my fifth app, Light It!, I am giving away five free redeem codes. Hope you can grab one. They go fast! 4E4Y3A346JE7 73NLPHNNTAH7 4HA7YYXFYJEN XNL4HRW7AWYA EX66YWHF7XFY Note: To redeem a code, go to the home screen of the App Store and click “Redeem” in the upper right hand corner. Enter your […]

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Shooting on a Workshop? Speak up, please!

August 31, 2010

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Shooting on a Workshop? Speak up, please!

Photographs © Rick Sammon Juan Pons and I were recently acting as assistants on the sunset hula shoot at the Maui Photo Festival. Great fun! Great dancers! Great light. As usual, something interesting happened. After Juan and I set up the reflectors and diffusers to control the harsh light, I ask the crowd of maybe […]

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When the Sun Ignites the Steam

July 23, 2010

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When the Sun Ignites the Steam

Hey Gang, I first met Chris Klapheke, founder/owner/operator of Outdoor Photo Gear, during a workshop I was co-leading in December 2008, in Bosque del Apache, New Mexico. We met during the event that Chris eloquently describes below, and exquisitely illustrates above. I was new to the area, but Chris had been there several times before. […]

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It Never Hurts to Ask

July 22, 2010

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It Never Hurts to Ask

This just in: a guest post from one of our PhotoFest Japan attendees, Eric Armstrong. Thanks Eric for sending  us the nice article – and the great photos! Take it away! Recently I had the distinct pleasure of attending PhotoFest Japan 2010 in the Akihabara “Electric Town” District of Tokyo, Japan. Rick Sammon was one […]

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DNG on DPE & PNG

July 20, 2010

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DNG on DPE & PNG

Hey Gang, As you know, Juan and I are here to help and listen. Well, recently, we received an email from one of our loyal podcast listeners, Gene McCullagh, who disagreed with both of us on the DNG format – the format to which I converted my RAW files while teaching a workshop a few […]

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Focal Length is not just a Zoom Change!

July 14, 2010

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Focal Length is not just a Zoom Change!

Not all that long ago in photography, everyone shot with single focal length lenses and not zooms. Zooms have not been around all that long in photography, plus at first, they really were awful in quality. Today, none of that is true anymore. Zooms have outstanding quality and they have become ubiquitous in photography. Every […]

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The Dumb Luck Shot

July 13, 2010

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The Dumb Luck Shot

Much as been written on the web about waiting years and years for all the elements in a scene to come together for a “once-in-a-lifetime shot.” That’s all well and good, and sometimes it’s true. But sometimes a good shot is just dumb luck. Here is an example. In the above photograph, the five subjects […]

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Two Worlds in HDR: Day 7 – It’s International HDR Day!

June 26, 2010

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Two Worlds in HDR: Day 7 – It’s International HDR Day!

Hey! It’s International HDR Day! Trey and I hope you have enjoyed the posts all this week – and we look forward to seeing your images on the DPE flickr group! If you have not been following along, click here for info on National International Day! Trey Ratcliff’s tip for today’s image: The Pool at […]

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