WEEK 29 – MACRO / CLOSE-UP

One lighting technique I use for Macro Photography is Cross Polarization. In a nutshell I polarize the light from my flashes and set a circular polarizer on my lens. If I’m set for Horizontal Polarization on my light source, I set the lens for Vertical Polarization, thus crossed. The end result is an elimination of glare creating a different texture and revealing lots of sometimes unseen details. READ MORE →

WEEK 27 : FLASHBACK 2015 WEEK 40: ROOM WITH A VIEW – HDR

I remember this challenge like it was yesterday. I also remember Trevor’s enthusiasm as I brought up the draft for this challenge. He was ecstatic as it was a photographic discipline he had been practicing in order to capture some of his mom’s interior design creations. READ MORE →

July Challenge, 2009: The Daily Grind

It’s almost July, which means that it’s time for another bi-monthly photo challenge! In May, the challenge was to shoot one photo per day. Since so many of you are READ MORE →

July Challenge recap

I’ve seen two types of photographs constantly represented in your submissions for this challenge. First, I’ve seen many of you who did an amazing job of photographing your subject light READ MORE →

July Challenge, day #3 & #5

I missed shooting on the 4th. We had plans to go up to Pismo Beach and celebrate our nation’s birthday. Unfortunately, I was called in to work. We had to READ MORE →