Before and after calibrating your monitor

Do You Really Need to Calibrate Your Monitor

by Steve Anchell If you upload your images directly to Instagram or Facebook from your capture device, and then move on to capturing the next great image, then you don’t need to calibrate your monitor. But if you take your photography seriously and want to get the most out of each image, then you do.  […]

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Mollie - synchro-sunlight - photodoto.com

Synchro-sunlight

by Steve Anchell Filling deep shadows with artificial light has been a part of photo technique since the invention of flash powder in the 1880s. Synchronizing a handheld flash with ambient sunlight is a terrific way to soften shadows and create professional looking images. Synchro-sunlight or fill flash, two names by which it is often […]

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Witching Hour – Night Photography

by Steve Anchell It’s half past midnight on All Hallow’s Eve. I’m surrounded by Killer Clowns from Outer Space, spooks, goblins, and witches. The Grim Reaper hurries past with his girlfriend, Jack the Ripper is hot on his heels. But wait, there’s Elvis! I thought he was dead! The Joker is wild, Ronald McDonald is […]

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Digital Noise Reduction

by Steve Anchell What is Noise? Noise is a broad term used to describe undesirable visual artifacts in an image, often accompanied by an overall degradation of sharpness. Noise is not unique to digital photography, but a side effect that occurs with all electronic devices: the background hiss of a radio or the distorted sound […]

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Cuban photographer, Jose Marti, discussing his work with students during a photo graphy workshop | Havana, Cuba | Steve Anchell Photography Workshop and Tour

Legal Travel to Cuba

Legal Travel to Cuba New travel restrictions were issued by the Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) on June 4, 2019, to take effect the following day. The most important change is that cruise ships are no longer allowed to sail to or from the U.S. to Cuba. The second biggie is the elimination of […]

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Steve Anchell in Havana | Havana, Cuba | Steve Anchell Cuba Photography Workshop and Photo Tours of Cuba

Interview with Steve Anchell

Greetings! We thought you might be interested in viewing an online video interview with Steve Anchell. The interview was conducted by Alex Schulz at photographytalk.com. Photography Talk has chosen Anchell Photography Workshops to be included in their list of best photography workshops of 2018.

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David Watson - Bebop - video - Portland Film Festival - Philadelphia Film Festival

David Watson: Dr. of Bebop

Trailer for David Watson: Dr. of Bebop Congratulations are in order. My documentary short, David Watson: Dr. of Bebop, has been accepted in a second film festival. It first appeared in the February 2018 Philadelphia Film Festival, and now it will appear on October 28 at 12 pm, in the Portland Film Festival. In this […]

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ThinkTank Photo - MindShift Gear - Yosemite

ThinkTank Photo

MindShift Gear: Think Tank Photo’s Brand for the Serious Outdoor PhotographerPurple flowers of the Jambo tree in Bellterra, Para State, Brazi. ©Daniel Beltrá, courtesy of Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago.ThinkTank Special Offer Who would have thought that a conservation photographer’s strongest shield would be a roll of toilet paper? And yet, says MindShift Gear’s co-founder, renowned […]

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The Nikon Z 7 mirrorless interchangeable lens camera

Nikon Z Cameras

Death of the DSLRFor me, the timing of the Nikon Z 7 and Z 6 release could not have been better. The manuscript for my new book, Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Cameras: Getting the most from your MILC, was in the early stages of production when I learned of the release planned for August 23, 2018.The […]

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Kwilt Shoebox Plus - Special Offer - Discount - Your Own Personal Cloud Storage

Kwilt Shoebox Plus-Your Own Personal Cloud

If you want to be notified about future offers leave us your name and email on our home page. Kwilt Shoebox Plus Personal Cloud Storage The Kwilt Shoebox Plus is designed to create your own personal cloud device anywhere in the world you have internet access. It can even be used in Cuba where wi-fi […]

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