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Insights Into My Creative Path – Q+A

I was recently asked by a college photography student to answer some questions for a project, and I thought my answers would also be helpful and interesting for you as a reader of this blog. Many of the questions are not easy to answer in a short paragraph or two,  but I tried to provide the most open ended answers because…

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Observations On The Making of Images

I’ve just returned from the Great Smoky Mountains where I had the privilege of leading a 5-day workshop. It was a great learning experience for all, and we enjoyed great camaraderie and a shared passion for nature and the art of photography. I’ve been noticing some trends over the past year or two that were very evident to me last…

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Watching vs Waiting

I want to clarify something I wrote recently in one of my Photo Journal posts where I share my workflow from capture to print. After careful consideration, I realized I misinterpreted an important point that for me is at the heart of nature photography. In the post, I talked about visiting a location and looking for potential images, but not…

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Using the Identity Plate in the Lightroom Print Module

One of the features I use extensively when making prints in Adobe Lightroom is the Identity Plate, which allows you to easily place your name or logo on all of your prints. It creates a very professional looking presentation, and also helps promote your name as a photographer. I almost always print my logo at the bottom of every print,…

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