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High Key with a Speedlight

It is possible to make a high key portrait using a speedlight as in...

Using Portable Drives for Travel Photography

The one thing a traveling photographer can never have too much of is hard...

Wordy Wednesday #161 “Using the Great Outdoors as a Studio ”

For the past dozen or years I’ve made all of my portraits either in my...

Sometimes You Just Have to Bracket

Pianists practice their scales and photographers need to practice exposure,...

On This Memorial Day

Since not all of this blog’s readers live in the USA… Memorial...

Using Color Filters in Monochrome Conversion Software

Many Photoshop plug-in that let you convert color photographs to black &...

Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday to Mr. T, Al Franken, the late Raymond Burr…and me. And...