Category Archives: How To

My favorite B&W conversion

I’ve been experimenting with a number of B&W conversions over the past several year, but nothing has taken hold. Many B& W conversions seem jejune and pedestrian. I wanted to add a little color and warmth to the image. Here is my favorite B&W conversion technique from this year. Here is my take to bring […]

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Nighttime Car Photography

I wanted to get outdoors this evening and tryout something that I’ve been contemplating for a while. I love the blurred look of the background, but wanted to achieve this look in camera rather than in post process. Here are my favorite 5 shots after taking nearly 50 images.

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Center Weighted focus and “Bokeh”

I am ofter using a center weighted focus on my camera to allow me to select the best focus point for my subjects. The result of a center weighted focus and a “fast” lens, allows for a great “bokeh”. Bokeh is a photography term borrowed from the Japanese meaning blur. Incidentally, you can somewhat surmise […]

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