Matthew Schwartz in a marsh with full camo
Matthew Schwartz, Founder
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Field Report: Bald Eagle Photography in Hood Canal

In mid June of this year, I took a trip to Hood Canal to photograph Bald Eagles. Hood Canal (which is actually a fjord, not a canal) is part of the Puget Sound, in Washington state. Eagles, herons, gulls, and other birds congregate in this area every spring, when fish are spawning.

July 30th, 2016|Articles, Field Reports, Videos|

The Power of Local Edits – Part 3 – Noise Reduction and Sharpening

In this video, I present information and tips about using Local Edits for Noise Reduction and Sharpening, in fine art nature photography. Take more control of the editing process and increase your image quality!

June 2nd, 2016|Post Processing, Tutorials, Videos|

How to NOT Get Scammed When Selling Camera Gear on eBay

Don't get scammed when selling gear on eBay! Recently I was targeted by a scammer, but I pulled the plug before they could succeed. Here's how to identify a scammer and what to do about it!

May 28th, 2016|Articles|

The Power of Local Edits – Part 2 – Color

In this video, I present information and tips about using Local Edits for Color in fine art nature photography. I give a lot of great pro tips and knowledge, so check it out, and step up your editing game!

April 23rd, 2016|Post Processing, Tutorials, Videos|

The Power of Local Edits – Part 1- Introduction

In this video, I give an introductory presentation about the basics of Local Edits for fine art photography. The next video in the series will elaborate upon this information. I give a lot of great pro tips and knowledge, so check it out, and step up your editing game!

April 9th, 2016|Post Processing, Tutorials, Videos|

Local Contrast Enhancement Photoshop Tutorial

In this video, I give a presentation about Local Contrast Enhancement, also known as LCE, for fine art photography, then walk you through the two best methods of doing it. I give a lot of great pro tips and knowledge, so check it out, and enhance your own photos!

February 16th, 2016|Post Processing, Tutorials, Videos|