Finding the Weird

It’s  time for my favorite time of the week, it’s Millie on Monday — Joe Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern Recording the weird Unusual sights perceived Trips the fantastic Ever stop, do a double take and then be glad that you have your camera with you? Some unusual sights are...

Eastern Sierra Photo Tr...

Join Mark Toal and Panasonic Luminary’s Suzette Allen and Jon Yoshi on a photo adventure to the Eastern Sierras on October 20-23. The trip is sponsored by the Creative Photo Academy. Details and sign up information are available at their web site. Besides the amazing fall colors in the...

How I Made Sara’s Portr...

From the Best of Mark Toal Last week I spoke at a workshop on how to use 4K video to shoot a model and grab a singe frame from the 30 frames per second to produce the final image. In case you missed it, here’s link to a blog post that I wrote a about how to shoot 4K photographs. In...

Light Painting a B-17

From the Best of Mark Toal I’ve always wanted to try light painting so when I saw this World War II B-17 bomber that was located just south of Portland, Oregon I knew it was my type of subject. I called by friend Gregg who has done some light painting and we headed over on a night just...

Expression “Sells...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace There’s an old photographer’s expression called ESP or “Expression Sells Portraits.” and expressions helps “sell” portraits in two different ways. For the pro or aspiring professional, the concept assumes the subject’s expression leads to more portrait...

Infrared Conversion wit...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace There are a lot of ways to convert infrared RAW files to the black & white images that many of us seem to enjoy making. One of the most basic ways I by using Photoshop and Photoshop Elements’ Channel Mixer. Channel Mixer lets you produce grayscale...