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Portfolio Tips

The possession of a portfolio is an integral part of selling your photographs – whether you are selling your own prints, or selling your skills as a photographer. Creating a collection of the work that you are the most proud of establishes your skills in a visual way that will draw potential clients and customers. […]

Inspiring Emotion – Technical or Talent?

Every bit of the knowledge that I have about photography and post-processing is self-taught. I learned by reading, by watching, by doing, by trying, by failing, and by trying again. I’ve often wondered about how much my photography might be improved if I pursued a formal education in the subject. Would my photography actually be […]

For Jocelyn

My very good friend Jocelyn has been diagnosed with breast cancer. A local restaurant hosted a benefit party for her on Tuesday night, and I provided the photography. I thought I would share some of my favorite shots with you. I think more than anything else, I enjoy photographing parties. I love getting candid shots […]

Elsewhere

Beyond Megapixels has recently been given the honor of contributing as a guest writer for the following fine websites: The Digital Photography School: – Photoshop CS3 – Adding a Neutral Density Gradient Learn how to use Photoshop CS3 to create the effect of having a neutral density gradient filter on your lens.     Your Photo […]

Straightening a Photo in Photoshop

I was recently hired to do the photography for a wine event at a local restaurant. Much to my chagrin I discovered that, in a couple of photos, my tripod wasn’t quite straight at the time, and I ended up taking a few slightly crooked pictures. What may have once been a BIG problem is […]

Favorite Photography Subjects

I seem to be drawn to taking photographs of architecture.  I love old buildings, arches, columns, and converging lines.  I love historic landmarks and old military forts. Whenever I take a stroll in a city, I find myself stopping frequently along the sidewalks.  I take a lot of pictures with the camera pointed up toward […]