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Before and After Photography Lesson

I thought it would be fun to post a Before and After Series each week detailing how I edit my photos. This week I’m using a picture of my Shelby as she participated in her school pageant. This is a straight out of camera (SOOC) shot. Here are the stats: 50mm/f 1.4 (this is the […] Read more…

Photography 101 Product Guide

Now that you’ve improved your photographic skills and knowledge, I bet you’ve commented, or rather pleaded to your spouse that you now need new equipment.   “But honey, I really neeeeed a new camera….” I know you’ve said it; don’t try to deny it.  The reason I know so well, is ’cause I’ve used the same […] Read more…

Photography 101 Composition

Composition. This is a tough one. It shouldn’t be really, but for me, it’s a tough subject. Why? A couple of reasons, really. For one, there seem to be rules about composition and I’m just not good at following rules. Many of you have probably heard of the Rule of Thirds.  I totally get that […] Read more…

Photography 101 Raw vs. Jpeg

While this is a tender subject amongst professionals, I’m here only to give my opinion and offer information on the difference between the two shooting formats. Someone mentioned to me the other day that that did in fact take some images that day in the RAW format, but “couldn’t tell any difference in the image […] Read more…