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Poas Volcano, San Juan, Costa Rica - Selling Your Photography Part 2

Selling Your Photography, Part 2

Selling Your Photography, part 2 I have sold stock photography since the 1980s when the medium of choice was Kodachrome color transparency film. More recently, I have posted a number of my digital images on Adobe Stock. It was my intention  to write a blog about my experiences with stock and the fortune, or lack […]

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Scholarship Scams - Aimee O'Driscoll - Comparitech

Scholarship Scams

How to spot and avoid scholarship scams By Aimee O’Driscoll VPN and Cybersecurity Expert Scholarship scams take advantage of students looking to help fund their education. We reveal how to spot and avoid common scholarship scams, as well as what to do if you’ve been caught out by one. There’s no denying that education is […]

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Introduction to Exposure X6 Software

Introduction to Exposure X6

Exposure X6 is an advanced, non-destructive RAW photo editor and organizer. It handles a full post processing workflow. Its streamlined, non-destructive workflow speeds users through organizing so they can focus on being creative. In this demonstration, professional wedding photographer, Jimmy Beech, will take you on a tour through the program. He will show how to […]

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Calibrate 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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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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Legal travel to Cuba - Calibrate your monitor

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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