Pacific Rim Workshop gallery

Posted by on May 25, 2011 in Articles | 3 Comments

Here are some more images form the Pacific Rim Workshop that Brenda Berry and I just finished. Looking back I think that this location may be the best workshop location that I have ever had a chance to enjoy and share with people. It was a great workshop, I love going to Tofino and exploring […]

Fall Lightroom Class in Vermont

Posted by on May 25, 2011 in Articles | No Comments

Lightroom Crash Course. This class is taught by my good friend and digital guru, Scott Rouse. I highly recommend this class. Plus it is in the fall in Vermont! How can you go wrong? Capturing your images is just the first step. Learning how to store, edit, develop, share, and protect our valuable image libraries […]

Pacific Rim Workshop review

Posted by on May 23, 2011 in Articles | No Comments
Pacific Rim Workshop review

Not quite home yet from the Pacific Rim Workshop that Brenda Berry and I led but I already miss the place. The combination of great subjects and a fun, funky town give this workshop a wonderful sense of place and makes for a terrific workshop experience. Everyone on the workshop got some really nice images. […]

Homework Assignment

Posted by on May 12, 2011 in Articles | No Comments
Homework Assignment

I know, you didn’t ask for homework this summer but then again who does? I remember getting homework for the summer, I think. I am sure that not only did I never do it I never had any intention of doing it. Summer is for hiking and swimming and reading the sports page. It is […]

A Question of Extension

Posted by on May 8, 2011 in Articles | No Comments

I was asked a question about extension tubes a couple of days ago- What are they? Do they work? Are they any good? He then asked if there was a formula for figuring out the effect an extension tube will have for a given lens. Now we are talking!   First, let me explain what […]

Ephemerals

Posted by on May 8, 2011 in Articles | No Comments
Ephemerals

Those rascally spring ephemeral wildflowers! You wait all winter, your pulse quickening as March dissolves into April, eyes on the ground ever scanning for green hints of blossoms to come. And then when the time comes and the flowers are blooming, Poof! They are gone! Botanists call them ephemerals because they have a very short […]

So I was Thinking…

Posted by on May 6, 2011 in Articles | No Comments
So I was Thinking…

I was prowling around some old teaching handouts of mine preparing for my upcoming workshops and found this excerpt from an article I wrote 20 years ago entitled “On Becoming a Pro.”  the message is as relavent now as is was then.  The premise of the article was a series of questions an amateur photographer […]