Live vs. Photo

  • July 12, 2020

One thing beginner (or non-) photographers don't understand is that we humans see things differently than a camera does. This seems, on the surface, to be impossible, as we still…

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what makes a photographer

  • January 21, 2018

I had brunch today with a group of artist friends. Most of these friends are painters and we were having a conversation on what makes an artist, and the difference…

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My Christmas card

  • December 24, 2017

I went for a short walk with my dad the other day at the Malcolm Knapp research forest. As we were entering the park, I saw this scene and thought…

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It’s a Lens Baby…

  • January 1, 2016

Warning: this article gets a bit more technical than usual. I will be showing¬†more¬†photographs¬†in a future postI used to use large format cameras{{1}}, so I studied scheimpflug¬†and depth of field.…

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Teaching Skills

  • November 20, 2015

Feedback from¬†a recent teaching session, along with¬†many of the comments I get, has made me realize I have a lot of knowledge and I need to share more on this…

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Digital Retouching

  • November 20, 2015

The computer has enabled many fields to advance at a very fast rate, and this includes retouching photographs and digital art.A good friend and great painter wanted to learn how…

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Advanced Burn and Dodge

  • September 6, 2015

In my pursuit of ever more control of my retouching, I have come up with a new way of "sculpting" images.First I guess I need to explain what I mean…

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