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Removing and Adding CatchLights

For this photo editing lesson I’m going to be using this SOOC (straight out of the camera) image of my nephew.  You will remember it from this post over here about CatchLights and about how I loved the picture but didn’t like the reflection of the TV acting as a CatchLight.  So today we’re going […]

Catchlights 101

I used to take good pictures on accident.  Every once in a while I would really look at a portrait I had taken and think “something about this just makes it look really special”.  Upon learning what a Catchlight is I realized that a lot of the portraits I loved had Catchlights.   What is […]

Tradition and the Holiday Photo

Every year my entire life there is a picture of my brother and I in front of the Christmas Tree.  The photos showcase sheer excitement, red eyes, bad bangs, ‘I’m too old for this’ attitude and then sheer excitement again.  I give you a few tips:  Get down.  I read this tip in the book […]

Inspiration Board Tuesday: Maine Momma

I was browsing through Flickr on Monday for some holiday inspiration and I ran across a photo from maine momma.  She did this photo she entitled ‘lighting up my life‘ and I really loved the composition of each of the photographs.  What I loved more was the grouping of these like photos into a single compilation. […]

Photo Ohhhhhh Christmas Tree

It’s Holiday time and a shot that is on a lot of peoples minds is the Christmas Tree shot.  Last night we went out to dinner and a lovely women offered to take my picture with Lexi (my daughter) staring at the Christmas Tree.  It was very generous of her to offer to do so […]

Photographers in the News: A trip to Vail

Photographers are interesting.  Anyone that holds a camera up to their eye has something to say and I want to hear it.  If it’s a point and shoot, an SLR, a digital SLR or a polaroid…I’m just really curious about what it is they’re seeing.  I’m always intrigued by interviews with photographers, how they respond, […]

Everything You Need to Know About Photography

As promised, ladies and gents: Photography, compiled by Ken Leonard. I have to say I have yet to make a significant dent on that link list of his, because damn, that is one of the longest lists I’ve ever seen, but it feels really good to know that it’s there and I can just go […]