Focus on Bhutan

July 2, 2019

When Brud Jones is not in Texas or Kansas City, he is probably on his way to Bhutan. He photographed the babies in their bath on his first trip there with Steve McCurry, and has returned a dozen times since. Cary DeCamp photographed the young fellow peering out of his window on his first Redpoint […]

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Here we go…

July 1, 2019

This little penguin photo titled, One More Step is by Redpoint Collective member Carol Barlau. She shot it in Antarctica.  See it in the group photography exhibit Focus on the World.  The tranquil image of floating ice is by our newest Redpoint Collective member Teré Nelson.  She calls it Transient Fissure in Time. View this […]

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Here you go – a discount to make your own book

July 29, 2018

I’ve made dozens of books now with Blurb, my favorite online book publisher. Thought it was about time to share the love. Take advantage of this offer to order your first book now – hurry this offer ends Nov. 1st.

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There’s a new Plug-In from Know How Transfer and it’s the Best Yet

July 20, 2018

The new Photoshop CC plugin I can’t get enough of is called Shape, and it is awesome. It combines all the features I love about NEXT, but also provides the boost of color I always added after applying the NEXT effect. It also smoothly combines global contrast with local contrast in a speedy live preview. There […]

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Best Blurb Deal of the Year

July 19, 2018

I can’t remember Blurb making such a great offer before – a whopping 50% off. For all those books I helped you make this year, now is the time to order more for your holiday gifts. Use this link to login to Blurb – then use the code BLACKFRIDAYFIFTY to get 50% off at checkout.Offer is […]

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Why The Golden Ratio Is Better Than The Rule Of Thirds

July 18, 2018

Sharing this post from PetaPixel about composition. I often use the Golden Ratio overlay in Lightroom to see how images align with it. Enjoy… A long time ago I was a young art student, being told about the “Rule Of Thirds.” I was told it’s one of the most important fundamentals of art and photography,

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If You Don’t Think Photos Are Important, Wait Until They Are All You Have Left

July 16, 2018

I saved this Petapixel post by Missy Mwac a long time ago, but it’s just as important today. She describes herself on her Tumbler page as “photographer/eater of bacon/drinker of vodka and your guide through the murky waters of professional photography.” She preaches the same sermon I have shared with so many friends and clients […]

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Useful shortcuts for cropping in Lightroom

July 9, 2018

Lightroom shortcuts are easy to remember for those tasks I do all the time. It is harder to remember these useful shortcuts that make crop tool so helpful – my favorite is cycling through the different grid overlays (Letter O). For my benefit and yours, here are the Crop Tool shortcuts, compiled from various online resources. Now […]

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India trip update

July 24, 2017

Nearing the end of our journey through Rajasthan with another fantastic group. It is difficult to post images from here, so I am sharing just a few for now. We can’t thank our hosts and guides enough for all they’ve done to make this a successful and meaningful event for all of us.

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Abundant Adventures in Rajasthan

July 7, 2017

The February tour of Rajasthan, India exceeded all expectations for adventure and great opportunities for photography. Following in the footsteps of the legendary photographer Steve McCurry, we explored a number of the places where he took some of his most famous images. Highlights included visits to a household preparing for a Hindu wedding, a school tour, opium ceremonies, […]

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