Photographers Spotlight Trey Ratcliff

Tweet Today we are going to spotlight a very talented HDR photographer Trey Ratcliff AKA stuckincustoms. HDR is one of those techniques that I didn’t like much for the first few years it was out. Back then all I saw was overly post processed images that were so loud with colors it almost was a strain on my eyes. I think when it was a newer technique people wanted to push it to the end of the limit and the common style was to go...

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Amazing HDR photography

Tweet We are going to run a few HDR articles this week and kick it off tomorrow with a interview from one of the best HDR experts out there right now, Trey Ratcliff. To get everyone in the HDR mood I wanted to share some great HDR images from around the web. For those of you who don’t know what HDR is, HDR stands for High Dynamic Range. Since cameras are limited to how much of a range in tones they can capture you normally end...

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Photo of the week – Italian Dolomites

Tweet We like to highlight a photo every week that sometimes is a recent image I shot and i’ll include some tech details about the shot and the creative vision behind it. But sometimes I like to get you all involved and will normally send out a tweet and facebook post for submissions of a reader photo of the week. This week I want to highlight a photo sent in from Roberta Prendin, a striking image of the Italian Dolomites. What...

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Happy Thanksgiving

Tweet Just wanted to take a quick minute to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. As the holiday season in the states kicks into high gear I just wanted to wish you and your family a very happy Thanksgiving. I am thankful for the wonderful community here and all of the great photographers who I have met through this website and continue to be inspired by. There are so many great comments I get on twitter and facebook, sharing my love...

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Using Lightroom Develop module to enhance your photographs

Tweet Earlier in the week we covered how to use the Graduated Filter in Lightroom to enhance your photos. It’s a really simple way to enhance your photos and lead the eye to a certain part of the photo. Using light and dark tones in certain parts of the image are a key to creating that perfect shot. And although you always want that spectacular light when you are shooting sometimes you have to deal with flat light and then...

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