Understanding Post-processing – Making the Most of Your Images in Lightroom 5

Understanding post-processing video series - learn Lightroom 5

A few years ago I created an eBook on working with photographs in Lightroom and Photoshop. I called it Understanding Post-processing and to my surprise, it was a huge success. But, perhaps I shouldn’t have been so surprised. I have since realized that photographers, whether beginners, intermediates, or even advanced, are hungry for practical information on how to post-process photographs. The fact of the matter is, post-processing is one area where many photographers can improve.

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Varanasi India and the Within the Frame Workshop

Brahmin man praying in the morning

I just got back from leading a Within the Frame Workshop to India. We went to some of my favorite places–Old Delhi, Jodhpur, Bundi, but, a personal highlight was returning to the sacred and ancient city of Varanasi. Continue reading

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Amazing journeys, camels and challenges.

Camel racing and dust clouds

Vast desert landscapes, nomads with weathered faces and blue robes, who fit the very definition of exotic, lots of sand and lots of camels! These describe my past week or so in Oulatta, a small desert town and home to this year’s cultural festival of Mauritania. As has often been the case through my African journeys thus far, the last few days were filled with excitement and awe, but also disappointment and frustration. Continue reading

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Back to Mauritania, with a Fuji x100s

Nomad-boy-milking-goatsIt didn’t take long for me to be back to this fascinating country. It’s winter here and, everything looks much more lively. I talked about how much I loved the Fuji x100s in Istanbul and I was serious, so, I took it with me to Mauritania. This’ll be a very quick post, since, so far I’ve only had a total of 2 days of actual shooting anywhere. We’re off for a fairly big trip into the desert tomorrow though. Continue reading

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Istanbul and My Review of Fuji X100S

Istanbul skyline and seagulls, Istanbul, TurkeyIstanbul is the city of one hundred names, incredible historical importance and, a heaven for street photographers. Fujifilm X100S is the next amazing thing that the photo-world seems to be raving about these days. I found myself lucky enough to be in Istanbul, with that very camera and, here are my impressions of both, the city and, the gadget. Continue reading

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