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The Zone System and the Digital Photographer

The Zone System and What it Means to the Digital Photographer Abbe Lyle One does not hear much about the origin of the Zone System anymore. Many of us shoot […]

Photographing Hummingbirds in Flight

How to Photograph Hummingbirds in Flight Jim Zuckerman Hummingbirds only live in the Western Hemisphere. There are over 300 species of hummingbirds in the world, and less than two dozen […]

Shooting in Precarious Situations

Shooting in Precarious Situations – and a few tips for surviving them Dan Ballard Over the past 10 years and 60 something countries visited, I’ve found myself in more tricky situations […]

Chasing Waterfalls with Steve Schwindt

Chasing Waterfalls – A detailed guide to taking compelling waterfall photos Steve Schwindt Having grown up in the Portland area, I’ve been very fortunate to have easy access to the countless […]

Scott Stulberg – Shooting After Dark

Shooting after dark: It’s all about the light! Scott Stulberg  Those five magic words sum it all up for me with photography: “It’s all about the light!” Whether sunrise to […]

Inspirational Destinations with Brian Matiash

Exploring Portland Brian Matiash  Favorite Place: The waterfalls, streams and creeks scattered throughout the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon. Before moving to Portland, I never photographed landscape scenes, focusing exclusively […]

Post Processing Astrophotography

Delicate Arch: Start to Finish Post Processing James Brandon A while back I was leading a photography workshop in Arches National Park. We hiked out to Delicate Arch for a […]

RAW Part 2 – Post Processing with Max Foster

Camera Calibration & Saturation – Global Adjustments – Targeted Adjustments (Brush, Gradients, Elliptical) RAW – Part 2 Max Foster Go to RAW Part 1 Camera Calibration & Saturation One of the best […]

Start to Finish Edits: Swept Away

Start to Finish – “Swept Away”  Max Foster   “Swept Away” was taken in the Narrows of Zion National Park during a very high water flow period. One of the […]