In a past job, I was the Canon USA Service Manager in charge of setting up and running their Refurbishing Center in New York. For 5 years, I worked with other Service Departments to establish procedures and standards related to refurbished equipment. Where does the equipment come from? The majority of the equipment comes from retail returns. These returns are usually … [Read more...] about Refurbished Equipment: As good as new if not better!
When I plan a shoot, sometimes I plan a composite image in advance. It helps to know what type of subjects you will see where you are going so you can be sure you capture the different components that you will need to make your final image. Ansel Adams advocated the idea of visualization (which he often called "Previsualization", whereby the final image is "seen" in the mind's … [Read more...] about Tips on Compositing Photos
I was on the verge of making it big. At the age of 29 years old I was going to be the proud owner of my own Brokerage. After spending many years in the mortgage business I knew I was capable of making a great living. Things took a little twist when I needed a photograph for my website. My soul didn't leap for joy when I went to work everyday, I went through the … [Read more...] about Making it Big in Photography!
A while back I was fortunate enough to stumble upon Giveawayoftheday.com (as site where you can download interesting licensed software for free for one day) when they were offering Inpaint by, the program I am discussing today. It only costs $39.00 for non-business use and does the most amazing job of intelligently removing unwanted objects from your images. Their website is … [Read more...] about Inpaint: Fast, Accurate removal of unwanted objects from your images
If you live in Arizona then this is the best way to learn more about Photography! We host monthly Live meetup sessions Most are free or very affordable! Our Last meetup was to the Zoo and the cost was less than $15 to enter because we secured Group Rate coupons! We had 19 Photogs show up and had an outstanding day! We are also in the process of building some amazing … [Read more...] about Live Meetups to Learn