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Developing Your Photographic Curiosity

The process of making a captivating image has to start somewhere, yet so often we’re not quite sure where to begin. I know because I've been there and also see this all the time when working with students on my workshops. One strategy is to try and capture as much as possible, but that can leave an image feeling isolated…

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What Stories Are You Sharing?

The ultimate quest for any photographer is to convey his or her feelings about the subject in a photograph. To make the photograph more interesting than what was photographed. It’s the most important thing you can spend your time and money working on. Not more gear, more software, or more tools simply because they exist.  Focusing on the tools lets…

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The Importance of Your Artistic Authenticity

In photography we often talk about interpreting an image, whether that takes place in the traditional darkroom, or in a raw editor like Lightroom when shooting digitally. The raw file contains the raw information captured by the digital sensor, but it requires some editing to make it look more photographic and ultimately aesthetically pleasing.  So far so good. But the question I…

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Free Webinar – Creative Cafe #02

My next free webinar is scheduled for this Wednesday, and I'll be discussing black & white conversions in Lightroom using a cityscape and landscape image. As always, feel free to post your questions before or during the webinar—your interaction makes it more beneficial for all of us! Creative Cafe #02 Date: Feb 21st, 2024 Time: 7:30PM EST Register Here!

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Announcing the Lightroom Classic Masterclass Live Course

I'm offering a live 5-week course on Lightroom Classic that focuses on mastering the most powerful features of Lightroom: organizing, managing, developing, and sharing your images. This unique course will be delivered live on Zoom to allow for interaction between myself and students, creating an engaging experience that I think makes learning more enjoyable. It's the same experience that students…

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