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There’s a zillion ways to accomplish things related to photography from lighting and capture to digital manipulation. Here’s just one way…

  Photographers know that magic happens during the blue hour–that special time between night and day when the skies—even if they were grey and featureless during the day—turn from bleak to beautiful brilliant blue. Cool blue skies contrast oh so lovely against warm yellow tones, making subjects pop. So it’s the perfect time to photograph […]

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Night skies are fascinating to observe. Even if I can’t identify all the constellations or galaxies like David can. I’m particularly mesmerized by the rings of Saturn when seen through a powerful telescope. And close up images of planets and the colorful swirling nebular clusters posted on Hubblesite.org. They blow me away. There’s a whole […]

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As long as I’ve loved photography, I’ve loved astronomy.  Right now some of the best astrophotography is being taken right on Mars itself by the Curiosity Rover. Not only that, hi-res images are actually available for you to download and play with! I “Like” NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover page on Facebook and saw the image […]

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Here is a tried and true, completely detailed method for managing your photographic digital assets. At 3,000 words it may seem a bit long, but it’s much shorter than reading many of the books on the subject.

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