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Audience Nature Photo Critique and Tips – Jamin – Egrets

A detailed nature photography image critique for one of my newsletter subscribers, Jamin T. I give a thorough commentary and evaluation on all aspects of a fine art nature image, from Technical, to Artistry, to Post-Processing. I also demonstrate some of my recommendations in Photoshop so you can see the results for yourself.

April 18th, 2017|Post Processing, Videos|

Quick Tips for Nature Photography – Rubber Band Technique for Batteries and Memory Cards

Save time and avoid missed wildlife photos with this simple, quick tip. It may seem insignificant, but I assure you it is not.

April 2nd, 2017|Equipment and Gear, In the Field, Tip, Videos|

Avoiding Post-Processing Mistakes – Local Contrast Enhancement Halos

In this video I cover one of the most common post-processing mistakes, Local Contrast Enhancement halos. I explain what they are, why they happen, and how to avoid them. Avoid this common mistake and make your images look more professional.

April 1st, 2017|Post Processing, Tutorials, Videos|

Sealskinz Outdoor Sports Mitten Glove Review

As photographers, we need to keep our hands warm, but, at the same time, we need to have manual dexterity so we can operate our equipment. Let's take an in-depth look at the Sealskinz Outdoor Sports Mitten and see how it stacks up.

February 22nd, 2017|Articles, Equipment and Gear, Product Reviews, Videos|

What I Learned from My Best Photographs of 2016

I’ve decided to share my ten best images of 2016, and some thoughts on each. I wanted to narrow it down to just five images, but it was too difficult to choose! Before I reveal the images, and their associated insights, let me explain the “Why” and the “How” of a yearly image review.

December 25th, 2016|Articles|

Canon 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II plus Canon EF 2x extender Image Quality

Stephen asks: Am I severely handicapping myself, resolution wise, by using a Canon 70-200 f2.8 II with a Canon 2x converter on my Canon 7d mark2?

December 23rd, 2016|Articles, Equipment and Gear|