What I Do When I Return From A Photography Trip A Rough Workflow

We recently returned home from a three month road trip through the Western United States. I thought it might be useful to go over the basic workflow I have for dealing with gear and photos after getting back home. Read More

SoftRAID Review A Must-Have Disk Utility for Mac

A video review of one of my favourite utility programs for Mac: SoftRAID. SoftRAID is basically a disk utility program that allows you to connect multiple hard drives together to act as one big hard drive. SoftRAID also has awesome features for testing disks before use, drive monitoring, and email notification of drive failure. You […]

I Made My New Website Last Night With Adobe Portfolio

Embarrassing confession: for the past 4 years we haven’t had a portfolio. We were no longer shooting portraits, and spending all our time teaching, so a portfolio wasn’t exactly necessary. But yeah, we should have had one. I tried a couple times: playing around with Squarespace and WordPress. But nothing really stuck, and we had […]

Whales in the Mist: How to Get Great Photos in Foggy Scenes

Your boat bobs gently on the waves. It’s quiet, but tense, as the anticipation mounts. A massive grey whale is about to break the surface of the water only a couple hundred feet in front of you. Your camera is in your hands, ready to shoot. You’re totally prepared to get that once-in-a-lifetime shot. Except […]

New Retouching Tutorial

Hey friends! I have exciting news for you today! We’ve just launched a brand spankin’ new tutorial designed to help you get serious retouching skills, fast! It’s called Really Easy Retouching and I’m so excited to get to share it with you! Retouching can add a level of polish to your photos that you simply […]

How To Shoot RAW

Shooting in RAW mode gives you better files, and more flexibility with your post processing. A lot is said about how fantastic RAW mode is. In fact, here are 10 reasons why you should be shooting in RAW! I’ve actually petitioned the High Council of Photographers to change the name to Awesome mode. Waiting to hear back. […]

Photoshop vs. Lightroom: The Epic Battle

 For a long time Adobe Photoshop has been known as the reigning champion of image editing programs. The term “photoshop” has even worked its way into the language of popular culture. People know that to “photoshop” something means to digitally alter an image. Just look at the glossy magazine covers, and you’ll know what it means! Continue Reading […]

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