Northern Colorado Professional Photographers held their January 2014 photo critique. As usual there was a multitude of great photography and insightful critique of said photography. The group is open to any and all photographers who have gone beyond the basics – or are ready to go beyond the basics. I hope to … read more . . .
On of the things Northern Colorado Professional Photographers does each month is meet to critique each other’s photography. Having other photographers look at you work and provide critique is essential to improving your skills. Each time I bring photographs someone will point out something about some of them that I completely missed. … read more . . .
I don’t get too excited about business cards. In fact here’s a little secret. If you give me your card and I didn’t ask for it I probably threw it away. But damn am I in love with my new business cards. And no I will not be giving them out to … read more . . .
You lost your mind have you? You want to be a photographer. You want to work “for yourself”. You want to own a business and be The Man. You want to work when you want to work. I can tell you that it’s true. You will get to choose which 12 hours … read more . . .
As part of my Sleazy SEO campaign I need to write more blog posts that have titles which promise numbered lists containing information which will make your life better. I came up with this one while stuffing my face at Nordy’s in downtown Fort Collins. Nordy’s is not paying me for this … read more . . .
Underwater Photography. Or Something Like It. So you wanna do underwater photography do you? There are three ways to do this. The right way. The lame way. The On The Fly way. The Right Way Rent an underwater camera. A good one. Or rent an underwater housing for your good camera. Use … read more . . .
I did say “almost”. I use Lightroom for my photo editing now that I’ve joined the world of digital photography. I am not a fan of Photoshop mostly because of the cost and complexity. When I need to do Photoshop like modifications to my images I use GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) … read more . . .
This is a guide to critiquing photographs which I got from one of my college teachers. It was written for black and white prints created from film in the darkroom however I think much of this can be applied to any type of photography be it colour or B&W, film or digital. … read more . . .
In my opinion Ilford makes the best black and white film around. In fact I only use Ilford for my B&W film needs. You may be familiar with XP-2. This is their B&W film which processes C-41, like colour film, thus you can have it developed and printed at the local 1 … read more . . .
Lulu = Fail Lulu makes a great calender. I’ve had calenders printed by Cafepress, Zazzle and Lulu. I’ve found Lulu has the best quality. Certainly Lulu is also the most expensive but I am willing to pay more if I receive more. Lulu has the best quality . . . except when … read more . . .