Gavin Hoey

Prime Lens Challenge: Part 2

I challenged Gavin Hoey to shoot for a full day using a single prime lens. His response is terrific, and his photos are even better. When Gavin and I agreed to take on this challenge we had no idea what the other person was going to do. In fact, we shot and edited our videos completely before we told each other what we’d done. It was a ton of fun to see how Gavin approached the challenge. He definitely did a few things that I wish I’d done. Continue reading…


Digital Photography Basics – Now Available!

I’m happy to announce that Digital Photography Basics is now available. And it’s just 10 bucks! This is a great workshop that’s perfect for those who are just getting started, but if you want to see a professional at work then you should check out boudoir photography. Learn about camera modes, the exposure triangle, metering, white balance, and more!

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Visualize the end result

When I create videos I’m usually inspired by something I’ve seen, read, or heard. In this week’s Exploring Photography video I was inspired by the words of Ansel Adams.

Ansel Adams was big on the idea of seeing the end result before taking a photo. He talked a lot about visualizing a finished print before making a photo. I totally agree with his ideology of seeing before shooting. But the thing that I most admire about Ansel Adams is his concept of post production.

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A fresh face

You’ve probably noticed that things look a bit different around here. Years ago I spent most of my time posting articles, images, and updates to the blog. In recent years that’s changed, I’ve spent much more time updating my Facebook page instead. Facebook is great, but by its very nature it limits the quality of the content.

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