Tips & Techniques

Choosing Between Lighting and Sc...

I watched a line of photographers capture a dull lake while something amazing was happening behind them. Often photographers are forced to choose between better lighting and better scenery. Which one is better?
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The Shoot to Post Ratio

I almost never post photos from my first visit to an area. Most of my photos are the result of multiple attempts at a location and some photos took as many as 8 attempts to get; call it eighth time lucky.
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Hand Blending vs HDR Software

A comparison of hand blending multiple exposures in Photoshop by hand vs hdr software like Photomatix. Although software has advanced I still prefer the balance of realism and creative interpretation of Phot...
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The benefits of using bracketing...

This article demonstrates how I use high dynamic range (HDR) techniques to blend multiple exposures and includes examples with raw images. This covers the basic foundation of my post-processing workflow.
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