In 2013 I recorded Digital Photography Basics, a great workshop that covers all of the basics of photography. The workshop was recorded and broadcast live. It was made available as a digital download for a short period of time – and almost lost forever. Continue reading…
In this episode I explain how to set up a Lightroom system from the ground up. In this video you’ll learn how to set up your hard drives, name folders, and configure Lightroom to create a system that will grow with you for years.
45 minutes of good information as we follow John Lehmann from the Globe and Mail with his Leica M240 and 28mm lens. This is a comparison between the M240 and the new Leica Q.
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.
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.
The Where To Start Chart is a tools designed to help beginning photographers navigate the settings on their camera. The chart is an interactive PDF file with links to hours of free photography tutorials. If you get to a spot and are unsure what something means, just click the box to watch a video about that topic.
In this episode Mark walks you through the process of calibrating your computer monitor using X-Rite color management tools.
Years ago I became acquainted with the work of Mona Kuhn. Her work is stunning, but what I found most interesting was her process. Mona frequently develops friendships with her subjects and photographs them over days, weeks, even months. Making photos in this fashion allows her to capture moments that are more intimate and natural. It’s something I’ve always wanted to try.