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Photography Tips: Amaryllis Impressions

Photography Tips: Amaryllis Impressions

Topaz Labs has a neat suite of filters called Impressions 2. This set of filters allows one to apply effects that evoke various artistic styles and formats from colored pencils and pastels to oils and impressionist stylings. This is my first 'study' using Impressions....

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SEASCAPES 

Fishing Canoes — Silver Sands Series (Pt II)

Fishing Canoes — Silver Sands Series (Pt II)

Ominous storm looming over the beach introduce drama to the beauty of the Silver Sands beachfront. The stories that each photo tells become rich with action and suspense. For example, they tell of racing storm to shelter, of families waiting ashore, and more.

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PHOTOG TIPS & EQUIPMENT

Making the most of Fireworks

Making the most of Fireworks

The 4th of July is just around the corner, so I thought I'd visit my favorite photo school to get some pointers to share with you. I wish I had researched this last year. I got some good shots, but this article has it all.  Key points: Use a tripod. Use a cable...

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LANDSCAPES

More from Crescent Lake

More from Crescent Lake

This time of year, late Fall, the sunsets across Crescent Lake are absolutely fabulous.  They always seem to be at their best when I am on my way to a meeting or appointment.  I so want to stop, but I can't. It is so ironic that on those evenings when I'm not in a...

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PEOPLE 

Hang Glider Competition (Part V): The Landing

Hang Glider Competition (Part V): The Landing

The landing, the last part of a long and exciting adventure, provided lots of opportunities for great photographs. Although the actions were the same for all fliers, the way they landed was as individualized as the way each of us walks.  Some fliers were smooth and...

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