Category Archives: Coaching

Lessons: Framing

People often ask about composition, and how to take “the best” picture of a scene. And the answer I give is not very satisfactory to many people, because there are many “best” pictures of a scene. What drives you, and … Continue reading

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Lesson: (or maybe rant) Your Lens Hood

Many have heard me rant and rail about this subject. I’m sure my wife is tired of it. When you travel as much as I do, you see a lot of people with a lot of cameras that they’ve spent … Continue reading

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Lesson: Broken Fence

I don’t often go crazy in image processing, but this one demanded a lot of work. Had I been shooting film, I’d have wanted something like Bergger 200 or Fomapan 400, and I would have developed it in heavily-diluted Rodinal … Continue reading

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Lesson: Composition

This is going to be a quickie – I’m in Prague right now, sitting in the hotel, waiting for my turn at the shower before heading out to a day of museums and galleries. Good composition is critical to making … Continue reading

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Lesson: Cropping

Cropping is an interesting topic. There are many who say that you should never crop, always compose so that the entire scene, and only that scene, is in your frame. As you might guess, I don’t completely agree with that. … Continue reading

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