Category Archives: Advanced

Assignment: NCAA Basketball Game

I’ve always enjoyed photographing sports. Each one requires knowledge to anticipate where the key action, or moments, might happen. Some, like golf, are physically demanding (no golf carts for photographers!), Baseball is all about fast reaction and timing. And a big part of football photography, especially with the NFL, is...
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Re-thinking ISO

In the days of film, we shot low ASA’s to minimize grain. With digital, we learned that raising ISO (the term that replaced ASA) resulted in more visible noise and loss of color saturation, so we stayed away from that too. But with today’s cameras, sensors and processing, it’s time...
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LED Lighting for Stills

My education in lighting began back in 1980 with a pair of what we called “hot lights” (Lowell Tota-lights). Designed for TV location lighting, in addition to being bulky and putting out a lot of heat, they also regularly blew fuses in people’s homes. Fun times! Their strength was in being...
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African Safari Moments

“Rhino!” That was the shout that electrified everyone in our truck. In six trips to the Serengeti, I had yet to see that most iconic, and most endangered, animal there. Although we weren’t close, it was a magical moment. And that’s what I tell everyone about these workshops to Africa –...
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How Mylio changed and improved my Workflow

You’ve probably read that over the last year I’ve been using new photo software called Mylio, and been giving classes and workshops on it. One of the most common questions I hear is, “How do you use it?” While Mylio can be pretty simple at a basic level, I’ve learned how to really...
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