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3 Tips for Boosting Fall Colors in Lightroom and Photoshop

This week I thought I'd share some of my favorite tips for boosting fall colors in Lightroom and Photoshop. https://youtu.be/9YOV1xh9daE

Pastel Colors and Soft Light

I had a really nice morning earlier this week out at Fort Desoto park in St. Petersburg FL. Dick and Vicki from DVWildlife.com (they run the Eagle...

Sony 70-200mm GM II Lens Review (for Wildlife)

Over the last three weeks I was fortunate enough to get to try out a pre-release copy of the new Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 GM II lens. Sony gave the lens...
Pastel Colors and Soft Light

Pastel Colors and Soft Light

I had a really nice morning earlier this week out at Fort Desoto park in St. Petersburg FL. Dick and Vicki from DVWildlife.com (they run the Eagle photography tours in North Florida) came down the day before and we met up for a morning shoot. I really like this time...

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Sony 70-200mm GM II Lens Review (for Wildlife)

Sony 70-200mm GM II Lens Review (for Wildlife)

Over the last three weeks I was fortunate enough to get to try out a pre-release copy of the new Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 GM II lens. Sony gave the lens to a few different photographers with various genres and they asked me to photograph some wildlife with it to I could...

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Simplify Your Backgrounds in Photoshop

Here's a quick idea for removing a distracting background or just simplifying it a bit so it looks more uniform. And the key to this is that we're able to simplify it without cropping some necessary area out of the photo. https://youtu.be/6eHEzdNgrtU

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What Do Pros Say “Gear Doesn’t Matter”?

What Do Pros Say “Gear Doesn’t Matter”?

Let me start this out by saying I don't want this to simply be another "gear doesn't matter... just practice" post. I want to, more specifically, answer a question about why the pros always say "Gear doesn't matter", yet they are the ones always shooting the best gear...

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Mandatory Poke? Caption this Photo!

Mandatory Poke? Caption this Photo!

Thought I'd have a little fun today. I captured this photo a month or so ago when I was at Ft. Desoto making some videos for my Bird Photography Guide. Not only was it interesting to watch, but I got some great action stills and video, so you can actually see the...

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What’s New in ON1 Photo Raw 2022?

What’s New in ON1 Photo Raw 2022?

The fall is always a big time for software updates and this fall isn't any different. ON1 just released the latest version of their software called ON1 Photo Raw 2022. Below you'll find a video where I recap some of the major new features in this version. Enjoy!...

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Bird Photography – Absolutely No Guarantees

Bird Photography – Absolutely No Guarantees

Leave your thoughts below please... But for me... You know what I've found with Bird Photography more than any other genre out there? There are ABSOLUTELY No guarantees here. I can't even promise you that on any given outing you'll even take a photo of a bird.  But we...

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Saturation and Vibrance The Same?

Saturation and Vibrance The Same?

Did you know that the Saturation adjustment is really the same as the Vibrance adjustment? Well, it is but it isn't. In this week's video I'll show you how you really have a Vibrance tool where you would think it was Saturation. https://youtu.be/pobscR_goHo

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Bird in Flight + Action: In the Field Sample Tips Part 2

Bird in Flight + Action: In the Field Sample Tips Part 2

I've got a few more tips for you this week and some samples from my upcoming bird photography course. While so many of you requested bird in flight tutorials, I think you'll actually grow out of just "bird in sky" photos and want more action. In this video, you'll see...

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