Our Knox SMUG March meeting combined the talents of many of our members with others from our local photographic community. Our local community has EXPLODED in the last few months! New life has been breathed into relationships between seasoned photographers and those new to the field along with relationships between photographers and many of our local models. Originally … [Read more...] about Knoxville SMUG turn out is great even in bad weather!
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