"I will photograph just about anything, but my love to travel tops it all! There is nothing better than exploring someplace new, camera in hand."
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How to use HDR Merge in Luminar Neo
If you’ve been following my photography for a while, you’ll know I’m a big fan of HDR. I love that extra-special-something that the process of merging multiple exposures brings to my photos. One of my favorite apps for processing HDRs has been Aurora HDR from Skylum Software. Sadly, it hadn’t been updated in a while…Read More
Virtual travel (via photos and our memories) is a wonderful thing, but nothing quite replaces the thrill of actual travel. I’m so ready to travel internationally again and revisiting Rome (or anywhere in Italy) is near the top of my list! This particular archive dive landed me in Rome. I was looking for an image…Read More
4 MORE Reasons to get excited about Luminar Neo
A few weeks ago I shared four new features that had been announced for the upcoming Luminar Neo. Well, Skylum just announced 4 more and they are pretty cool! Dust RemovalAI Line RemovalAI Overlays Luminar Share mobile app Solving Common Problems with AI Technology Removing distracting elements like power lines and sensor dust may not…Read More
Sunrise at the Cholla Cactus Garden
One of the many points of interest I explored in Joshua Tree during my early 2020 visit was the Cholla Cactus Garden…because who doesn’t love navigating a path through super-spikey cacti before dawn? It was one of those situations where those who wandered off the marked path had to proceed with caution. Chollas are notoriously…Read More
Backup NOW. Cloud Backup for Photographers
Its not ‘IF’ its ‘WHEN’ Every hard drive WILL fail. It’s just a matter of time. Are you prepared? My philosophy is simple Keep at least 3 copies (with at least 1 offsite cloud backup) Make it automated so you don’t have to think about it COPY 1: Originals and Working Copies First, let’s examine…Read More
The Speed and Spectacle of the Barona Drags
Earlier in the summer, I had the opportunity to go out to the Barona Drags with my friend Pete Liebig, who is the track photographer out at the Barona Drag Strip. It was SO MUCH FUN! I can’t quite describe the exhilaration I felt when the first set of cars took off from the starting…Read More