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Free WordPress Introduction Class at B&H Photo in NYC

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I am happy to share that I’m teaching a class at the B&H Photo event space in NYC. The class is called “WordPress for Photographers – An Introduction” and is 100% free! If you are looking to learn about how to use WordPress for your photography website, then please join me on Wednesday, May 13, Continue reading…

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When Blown Out Highlights Work

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Many times in photographs when an area is so white that there is no detail, the photo is not as attractive. In fact, many times, those blown out highlights don’t work and distract from the main subject of the photo. But sometimes it works. Sometimes blown out highlights add to a photograph. This photograph is Continue reading…

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Artistic Expressions Photo Contest

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I’m honored to be judging another photo contest at ViewBug.  The topic this time is called Artistic Expressions, and I invite you to join! If you are not a member of ViewBug then please be sure to sign up here. Then when ready you can submit your photo to the Artistic Expressions photo contest by Continue reading…

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The Impact of Simplicity

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Like the photos I shared the other day, these are very similar. The difference is literally color versus black and white. The color photo was cross processed using a white light balance to bring out some of the creepy blue tones you see in the background. The exposure is also quite dark so you can Continue reading…

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WE35 Field Report: The Difference Is Night And Day

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The title of this article is meant to be silly and serious at the same time. Being a part of the WE35 research team is so much fun, and allows me to think about photographing in many ways. The photographs you will see here were photographed at two different times of day.  One was around Continue reading…

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Flatiron

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The Flatiron building in New York City is one of the most iconic buildings in the entire city. It is one that nearly every tourist visits and looks at with such curiosity. And the best part is, it’s not flat. Spoiler alert.. it’s actually a triangle. This photograph was made during one of my many Continue reading…

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The Lookout

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Today I wanted to share another photograph from one of my favorite places to visit, ESP. This photograph of the watch tower was processing using a technique in Lightroom where I darken the sky without using a neutral density filter. After writing the article, I recorded a video showing the technique (on a different photo), Continue reading…

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Ballooned

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Every year in New Jersey the company QuickCheck hosts a Balloon Festival. The 1st morning of the festival, they invite media and photographers to come to watch the crews setup and test their balloons. As long as it’s not raining, you’ll see some amazing and beautiful balloon flights. Here is one of my favorites from Continue reading…

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Free Photography Guides Notebook For Evernote

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One of the not-so-secret tricks I have up my sleeve is constantly compiling and creating charts to have with me at all times. These charts are not on paper, though. These charts are in an Evernote notebook I call Photography Guides. Evernote is amazing software that allows me to stay organized for work, and for personal Continue reading…

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Sometimes Simple Is Best

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Photography can be done in so many ways. Subject matters can change depending on the photographer, even at the same location. Sometimes while walking around, doing street photography, it’s important to consider the simple things. This scene really does not have much going on. It’s a very warm photo of yellows and oranges. But there Continue reading…

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