We had a great time speaking with Brent Mail about everything from RAW and JPG files to shooting lava on the Big Island of Hawaii.
We use SilverEFex Pro and Sharpner Pro from Nik Software in our Fine Arts Workflow. Here is a video demonstrating our photography workflow.
In photography courses composition is taught as a set of rules, but the topic goes far deeper than any collection of discreet rules.
We had entirely too much fun talking with Frederick Van Johnson of TWiP. For those who didn’t get to join us live here is a recording.
Here is a recording of Google+ Hangout with The Giving Lens where we talked about travel photography and our adventures in Nicaragua.
Ibarionex on Candid Frame is a fantastic interviewer – he is particularly good at coming up with insightful, unique and in-depth questions.
Leading lines are an elegant elements of an effective photo composition. But finding leading lines in nature is not always easy… or is it?
Varina has been playing around with creating videos – and this is one that showcases a few of my favorite waterfall photographs.
Jay and I visited Bowtie arch in Utah. Varina recorded this short video while we were there showing how to deal with extreme tonal range.
For those rare occasional studio portraits, it’s great to be able convert your living room into a studio in less than 10 minutes.
Jay discusses his photography workflow for Fine Art Prints with other G+ photographers Scott Jarvie, John H. Moore, and Victor Bezrukov!
Check out this video were 4 Google+ photographers discuss how they got started in photography and the challenges they faced along the way.
Here’s a short video from Columbia River Gorge in Oregon. In this video we offer some simple tips for photographing waterfalls.
When Google Currents appeared we signed up for an account – and ten minutes later we had our Photography Edition up and ready to go.
Midday light definitely isn’t ideal for most wide-angle photography. But here’s a situation where harsh light was exactly what we wanted.
This is Varina’s camera bag from F-Stop gear. It’s pretty amazing how much stuff can fit into one of these bags if you make an effort!
Low contrast scenes use only a fraction of the dynamic range of a camera. Photoshop Layers and Masks are invaluable to process such images.
Most landscape photos require some amount of post-processing to retain the details throughout the image, and this photo was no exception.
2011 was a great year for our Photography business – but there were highs and lows. There were many FIRSTS for us over the past year.
Here’s a recording from Jay’s Google+ Hangout with Alex Koloskov, where we discuss the HDR Workflow, equipment and processing software.
Here is a brief tutorial and a discussion about Photoshop Actions. We use Photoshop actions to create frame for our thumbnails.
For photos with an extremely wide dynamic range we blend two or more exposures for a finished image using our iHDR workflow using Photoshop.
When Jay opened this file in Adobe Photoshop Camera RAW, it did not look like this. short video to show how he processed this photo.
Our camera bag’s rear access allows us to get to our equipment without putting the bag down on the ground or removing the rain cover.