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Adding detail to fur – video tutorial

I’m starting to do some photo tutorials on Google Hangouts over on Google+ (join me there if you’re on it), and I did a practice session today by recording a short tutorial on how to enhance fur and hair with Lightroom brushes. On Thursday evening at 7:30 CST I’ll be hosting one on how to […]

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Fun with the canines! A mini workshop in Weatherford, TX.

Had an awesome mini workshop this past weekend in Weatherford, TX. These trips always remind me of how hard shelter volunteers and staff work at making sure the animals are healthy and as happy as they can be. A HUGE thank you to shelter volunteers, staff, and humane officers everywhere! You rock. This is Sasha […]

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Negative 10f with Firestar Kennel aka: How to shoot in the cold

Photography – wise, I am a winter weather specialist. The colder it is, the happier I am, and so , it seems, is my equipment.  People always gasp when I tell them I spend so much time outdoors with my cameras in extreme temps.  “Won’t it freeze?” they ask.  “You’d better be careful, you don’t […]

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How to Use Window Light – a stick figure illustration drawn by Stewie.

How to use window light

My chihuahua drew this.  Just an FYI ;). Using window light is the best way to get gorgeous photos inside without using a flash.  Sometimes you may have a nervous dog or a sleeping child you don’t want to disturb,  the weather outside is bad,  or you simply don’t want the harshness of flash. The […]

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