Thursday, April 24, 2014

Wedding & Portrait Photography Tutorials

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Perfect Layers

works with Lightroom, for those of you that don't want "the cloud" or who enjoy the ease of Lightroom but miss the layers feature of photoshop.

Erase Distractions

Perfect Layers allows you to easily erase distractions, retouch, and
create multi-layered files.
Only in the Perfect Photo Suite »

Perfect Effects 8

Add Stunning Effects

Perfect Effects 8 gives you hundreds
of presets and filters for creating
a unique look
Get it in the Perfect Photo Suite
or by itself »

Buy your favorite onOne Software product at a discount through April 25th

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Lou Jones Speedlight Workshop

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Photo Tip of the Month - Maximize your Depth-of-Field with Hyperfocal Distance

Photo Tip of the Month - Maximize your Depth-of-Field with Hyperfocal Distance

Hyperfocal?  That sounds like a growth that you should have surgically removed!  ("Yes, honey.  The doctor said I have a hyperfocal.  The surgery is scheduled for Saturday".)

Well, it's not.  It's actually a neat trick that will give you more depth-of-field than you would get otherwise.

One technique I like to use in landscape photography is to have a strong foreground element.  Hyperfocal distance comes in *very* handy as I try to keep both the foreground and background sharp.

Take a look at the article - and give it a try yourself!

Monday, April 21, 2014

New eBook Loving Landscapes: A Guide to Landscape Photography Workflow and Post-Processing

New eBook Loving Landscapes: A Guide to Landscape Photography Workflow and Post-Processing is officially available.

For a limited time you can pick up a copy of this brand new 200+ page eBook for just $19.99 (33% off) with our early-bird special offer.

Order yours here today.

What can you expect in Loving Landscapes?
If you've ever been frustrated that the landscape photos from your camera don't portray the magical scenes you witnessed, then this eBook is for you.
Through its 200 beautiful pages you'll:

  • Transform your dull RAW files into breathtaking images.
  • Discover and learn how to use Lightroom's landscape-friendly tools for maximum impact.
  • Get 10 free handpicked Lightroom presets to use again and again.
  • Learn fun landscape techniques that will extend your creative horizon.
  • Create eye-catching landscape photos with exposure blending techniques.

... and much more.
Loving Landscapes will demystify the landscape photography workflow by sharing almost every landscape post-processing technique, trick and hack that authors Todd and Sarah have accumulated over the past 20 years of photographing nature together.

Make the most out of your next outdoor photography adventure with Loving Landscapes.

You can pick up a copy here. And don't forget as a special early bird you'll also receive a 33% discount, but only if you act quickly.

All the best,
Darren Rowse
Digital Photography School
PS: As with all our eBooks this one comes with our 60-day money back guarantee. But Todd and Sarah have put together one brilliant book, so we're pretty confident you'll won't need it.

Free Photographer’s Guide to Twitter

Free Photographer’s Guide to Twitter

Friday, April 18, 2014

A Workshop and Book Signing with Lou Jones!

A Workshop and Book Signing with Lou Jones!
Speedlights & Speedlites
Reserve your spot Today and take advantage of the discounted special!
Presented by Hunt's Photo.
Hunt's Photo and Video

Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

Melrose, MA

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Photographing Meerkats

gotta watch the short meerkat video

"A behind the scenes look at my time spent photographing meerkats in Botswana. Meerkats are charming little creatures and it was wonderful to be able to spend some quality time with them! You can see all of the resulting photographs from this project here:"

Meerkats Meerkat portrait, Botswana

Posing and Directing - Bobbi Lane Online Learning

Bobbi Lane
Bobbi Lane
Big announcement! My two hour Posing and Directing Video is now available for download! In honor of tax day and as a special intro, I'm dropping the price to $25! (normally $49) Just click on this link:
The special is good through April 30, so get it now and tell your friends!
Posing and Directing - Lane Online Learning
Have you been challenged by how to pose your subject? 

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Popular Photography’s Mentor Series to Visit Maine This Spring

Popular Photography’s Mentor Series to Visit Maine This Spring

New York, NY– Popular Photography’s Mentor Series will head to Portland and its surrounding area this May 16-18. The Mentor Series is a travel photography workshop designed for all skill levels, providing photo opportunities with special vantage points while shooting alongside Nikon professional photographers with on-site access to Nikon equipment.

Trekkers will have the opportunity to photograph seaside Portland alongside Nikon Pro Mentors Reed Hoffman and Bill Durrence who will be on hand to offer tips and advice. Attendees will visit Old Orchard Beach and its amusement park and pier, as well as three historic lighthouses.

The itinerary also includes a photo session with fishermen in Great Pond, Cape Elizabeth's largest wetland, along with the opportunity to attend a portrait session with a local lobsterman in a marina setting.

Workshop fee includes in-the-field instruction, entrance fees, presentations, digital review sessions, and transportation to all shooting locations.

For more information and to register visit: