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From Snapshots to Great Shots, Second Edition

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What’s In My Bag: Italy

I am on the tail-end of a two week trip to Venice, Cinque Terre, and Florence, and wanted to share the gear I brought along with me (and actually used) on my trip. In past [...]

By |November 14th, 2015|5 Comments
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This past week I was in Venice, Italy, with Brian and three other amazing photographers. I attended  David DuChemin's "portfolio series" workshop, where the goal is to come away from the trip with a cohesive body of [...]

By |November 8th, 2015|7 Comments

New Preset Pack: ON1 Hundred

New Release! I just released a brand-new preset pack in my store, the ON1 Hundred preset pack filled with 100 presets for ON1 Effects*! This pack also includes textures, sky overlays, and borders that are [...]

By |October 7th, 2015|0 Comments
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Food Photography Book Giveaway!

Starting today, I am teaming up with Peachpit to give away five copies of my brand-new book, Food Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots (2nd Edition)! Read this post for more information [...]

By |September 14th, 2015|1 Comment
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Photographing Mount Rainier with the Fuji X-T1

A few weeks ago I decided to take a short trip to Mount Rainier. The last time I was in the park was in 2012, but now that I live about three hours away I hope to [...]

By |September 12th, 2015|19 Comments