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Eight Tips (one for each Reindeer) for Printing Holiday Greeting Cards

December 10, 2010

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Eight Tips (one for each Reindeer) for Printing Holiday Greeting Cards

Happy Holidays . . . from our friend Drew Hendrix at Red River Paper. Click here to see Drew’s guest post on how to make cool holiday greeting cards. For more info on Red River Paper, click here. Ho ho ho, Rick

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DPE Podcast Interviews: The Year In Review

December 10, 2010

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DPE Podcast Interviews: The Year In Review

Man o man – what a year for interviews on the Digital Photo Experience podcast! Juan and I had a blast recording the interviews and sharing them with you. You can find and listen to the podcasts here. Below is a list of the cool guests who have been on the show – to date. […]

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Sunset Shoot in Morro Bay

September 23, 2010

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Sunset Shoot in Morro Bay

The California Photo Fest is in full swing. Tons of seminars and workshops – and tons of fun. I snapped this photo of Juan Pons last night during our sunset shoot. This is indeed a rare photograph – as Juan is usually seen using much longer lenses . . . especially when birds are around. […]

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From Portrait Snapshots to Great Shots

September 22, 2010

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Rick and Juan where teaching at the awesome Maui Photo Festival a few weeks back and we took a bit of time to record this quick and easy tip on creating great portrait shots in harsh light situations. Hope you enjoy this tip.

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Got Wildlife Photography Questions? We’ve Got Answers.

September 15, 2010

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Got Wildlife Photography Questions? We’ve Got Answers.

Got questions on wildlife photography? Email me and Juan and I will try to use them on our DPE podcast. Email: email hidden; JavaScript is required. First come first serve. Explore the light, Rick

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9.14.10 Tuesday’s Talented Twitter Find: Sheba Jo Photo

September 14, 2010

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9.14.10 Tuesday’s Talented Twitter Find: Sheba Jo Photo

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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My Summer Vacation

September 13, 2010

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My Summer Vacation

This summer, I traveled with my family on a camping trip to the Bandon area of the Oregon coast. It was cold and windy, which is not unusual there but it was a refreshing break from the heat where I live. On the first evening after setting up camp, we were eating dinner in town. […]

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The Fire-Knife Dancer

September 10, 2010

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The Fire-Knife Dancer

During the Maui Photo Festival in August, most of the photographers were caught completely off-guard when our fire-knife dancer appeared almost unexpectedly out of the darkness — well after the sun disappeared. There were perhaps 50 photographers in a semi-circle, including several pros. Each of us had to act quickly on the situation. My first […]

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The Joy of Low Angle Flowers

September 9, 2010

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The Joy of Low Angle Flowers

As summer starts to wind down, there are still a lot of flowers to be photographed! Summer garden flowers are still looking good, while fall blooming species both in gardens and in the wild are beginning to blossom. The most common way flowers are photographed is from a position about 45 degrees above the blossom. […]

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Paradise Dreamscape

September 8, 2010

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Paradise Dreamscape

This image was created in Maui, Hawaii during the 2010 Maui Photo Festival Chris (the model) and I had been dodging the rain most of the afternoon when we finally decided to use this gorgeous tree as shelter from the storm. The light was a very soft and diffused – and the tree seemed to […]

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