Behind the Shot: Diamond Ring

Diamond Ring August 21, 2017 Total Solar Eclipse, Marble, North Carolina Behind the Shot The first time I heard about it was in early July.  “Hey, you planning on taking any pictures of the solar eclipse next month?” a friend asked as I was packing up after the Sacramento Family Conference Photography... Read More »

Reply To: White Rose

@elianafranzenburg I love the contrast you achieved in this image! Depending on the goal of the shot, I might manually brush away the green I see on the bottom right, but that’s not required. Otherwise, I might crop a little less tight just to leave an ounce of breathing room around the flower. This is just a... Read More »

Reply To: Bald Eagle

That’s really good! I would be interested in seeing it in color! I would put the eagles head on a third line, and maybe crop it in horizontally (landscape)? Great job on getting the eagles eye as the main focus point! Read More »

Step By Step, How To Focus In The Dark (demo)

This is really important for night photography! Never shoot an out-of-focus picture again using simple steps for either automatically or manually focusing in the dark. A snippet from the Lenspiration Photography Q&A Webinar #20. Continued discussion on this topic is welcome here on the... Read More »

How the “Lighten” Blend Mode Works (demo)

  When it comes to merging photos for collages or special effects, there’s no better friend than the “Lighten” Blend Mode! Learn how to use it! It’s super easy. A snippet from the Lenspiration Photography Q&A Webinar #20. Continued discussion on this topic is welcome here on the... Read More »

Reply To: Days and Hours (ends November 6)

Thank you @rmadaris! I really like that old-timey clock. Can you take some compositions (perhaps under softer light) that leave most of the frame blank/textured with content on the edge(s) of the frame? Will leave this opportunity open through November 6 to give folks more time to shoot for... Read More »

Reply To: Drones!

I’m not really planning on purchasing a drone in the super near future. It’s something that I definitely want to do, but at the moment I’m just trying to focus on developing my photography – There’s so much to learn! 🙂 I just thought I’d ask it for the webinar (since it’s not... Read More »

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