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The Ramp

    Up and out on the ramp as the sun rises on the Kansas skyline.  This is a single image that shows off the large dynamic range of the Nikon Df.   nikon Df, Nikkor 18-35 AFS, Finished in Photoshop...

In the Clouds

  Not a bad way to spend a Saturday afternoon.  Airplanes, pilots, and the skies were perfect for a little air-to-air work. Nikon Df, Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR...

Ready to Print

. I’ve had few questions lately about my work flow for working an image for printing and over this past weekend I prep’d an image so I thought I’d go through a few steps. This was taken early in the morning before sunrise and shows how using HDR can pull out a picture that only a few years ago would have been almost imposable. This is a of 5 images merged together with Photomatix and cleaned up a...

Panning

  I always enjoy pushing myself to see if I can capture a photograph that is dynamic, something more than just a simple snap shot. By panning as this plane was on its takeoff roll, with a shutter speed of approximately 1/20, the background blurred visually showing motion. Nikon D4, Nikkor...

Sharpening your Skills

  Over the weekend I spent some time playing in Photoshop.  It was a reminder of the power, and at times the complexity, that this program has. I’m often asked what is the best way to learn Photoshop.  I’ve found the online Kelby training website to be my go-to learning site.  Scott Kelby of National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP) has assembled a multitude of instructional videos...

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