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Overcast Days: The Lighting Simply Doesn’t Get Any Better

Am I alone here? Does anybody else get excited about shooting in overcast conditions? I use to think I was a contrast junkie, but I discovered that my passion is for detail, more one of an internal contrast issue than … Continue reading

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You are a victim of mass-media deception.

There is one universal ruse that the media uses openly and effectively every day to deceive the majority of the watching public. Do you know what it is? Leave a brief comment with your best guess. Here are some possible … Continue reading

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The Photographic Process is an Outright Lie!

…and you know it. Yet you buy into it every day. “I can’t believe my eyes” is actually more true than you realize when it comes to photographic images. You have been a willing victim of this ruse for as … Continue reading

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The Critical Importance of Knowing Why You Do What You Do.

If you are a photographer, chances are that you already know good color when you see it. But knowing what good color looks like is just one part of the color photography equation, producing good color in an efficient manner is … Continue reading

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Why Do Most HDR Images Look… Weird?

There’s a fundamental (human) mystery in the way many/most HDR images are produced, best described as something between overdone, foreboding  and ominous. This really works well if you’re going for the surrealistic look, but… Sort of reminds me of my … Continue reading

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What Music Theory Taught Me About Digital Images

I’m blessed to have grown up with two creative interests in my life; music and design. As I alluded to in an earlier post (You’ll probably never realize your full potential as a photographer), my musical training early in life … Continue reading

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