The Bird Studio

The Bird Studio

I will be the first to admit that I don’t shoot much at home. I tend to find most of my inspiration when I travel. Getting out of my comfort zone helps me to focus on my surroundings, and it challenges me to react to what I see in a creative way. But these days that’s...
Having Fun During Lockdown

Having Fun During Lockdown

These are crazy times! Here in the United States we are sheltering in place to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. For some of us that means a LOT more quality time with our families. My 6yr old daughter has been working on her song writing and really stepping...
Balance your White Balance with Photoshop and Lightroom

Balance your White Balance with Photoshop and Lightroom

Architecture has always fascinated me. I have a few clients that I photograph houses for when I’m not on the road teaching. I appreciate the design aspects of good architecture and interior design, and I enjoy the challenge of finding the best angles to showcase the...
Great Photo Book from Saal Digital

Great Photo Book from Saal Digital

Making photo books for my trips has been on my “to do” list for years. For one reason or another I never seem to get around to it. I went to Peru to lead a photo workshop along the Amazon River this year, and I figured THAT trip deserves a book if nothing else does!...
Inspiration from new technology

Inspiration from new technology

It’s easy to get overwhelmed with all of the bells and whistles in modern cameras. Sometimes the camera manufacturers don’t show enough examples of a new feature, and its hard to tell what you’re supposed to DO with these exciting new features in real life. Maybe the...
MagBeam Flash Extender Review

MagBeam Flash Extender Review

The MagBeam from MagMod makes your flash work with your telephoto lens. In my experience, flash tends to be the most mysterious device in most photographers’ bag. Most of my workshop clients have one, but most of them never use it. Maybe they were told that they...

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