Are Your Photos Stored Safely?

Are Your Photos Stored Safely?
Where do you store your pictures? On your computer or on an external hard drive, I would assume? Now, what would happen if that computer or external hard drive crashed….this very instant?! Believe me, if you use electronic equipment, it will fail on you before too long. Once, after sharing a hard drive with friends... Read More »

Dealing With Underexposure

Dealing With Underexposure
Do your pictures turn out overly underexposed sometimes? This happens to me all the time. Especially when I’m shooting in full manual. The light changes, or I point the camera in a different direction, or I put a filter over the front of the lens and, yeah, I forgot to adjust my camera settings for the abrupt change... Read More »

Photography Exposure Cheat Sheet!

Photography Exposure Cheat Sheet!
What do you say? Is seeing easier than reading? I’d say so! Here’s a little cheat sheet to help you visually remember what’s important in photography exposure: which camera settings affect exposure, how those settings affect the way your photos look, and some ballpark numbers to help you know how to choose a proper... Read More »

The Power of Brushing

The Power of Brushing
Recently, a photographer friend of mine encouraged me to consider spending a little more time doing “local brushing” on my photos to help accent highlights, deepen shadows and increase overall visual appeal. I’m still learning how to do it (often I don’t really know where to start….what should I highlight? what... Read More »

This is THE Place for Photographers!

This is THE Place for Photographers!
Having never been to one before, I wasn’t sure what to expect at the Photography and Media Summit hosted by Miracle Mountain Ranch last weekend…. Well, here’s what happened and my opinion on it:   Behind the Scenes Insights My first connection with Miracle Mountain Ranch was two years ago at a HEAV Convention. I was... Read More »

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