Category: Photography

Photographing a Military Honors Service

A friend contacted me with an unusual request: Would I be willing to photograph the honors service for her parents? When a United States service member is laid to rest, they’re eligible to receive a military honors ceremony, which includes a rifle salute, military escort of the remains, and presentation of the U.S. flag. Of ...

How to Save a Lightroom Catalog After an Epic Mistake

The best stories are told from personal experience, right?

Editing Portrait Photos in Luminar 4

If you missed my webinar on editing portraits in Luminar 4 today, the replay is now available.

Watch Now: Editing Black and White Photos in Luminar 4

The replay of the webinar I presented today is online and free to view. Learn how to edit black and white photos using Luminar 4.

Webinar: Editing Black & White Photos in Luminar, Aug. 27

I'm doing another free Luminar webinar that covers editing black and white photos, on August 27. Join me!

What’s New in Luminar 4.3

Skylum recently released Luminar 4.3, the first update to the Mac and Windows photo-editing software that goes beyond what's covered in my book The Photographer's Guide to Luminar 4. Here's what's new.

ON1 360 First Impressions at DPReview

Photographers often focus on the cloud-sync feature of Adobe Lightroom, often objecting to the way Lightroom (the newer version, not Lightroom Classic) automatically uploads all images to Creative Cloud. The software has been out for several years, and to this day (over the weekend, in fact) I get questions from people confused because they think ...

Video call quality: webcam vs iPhone vs DSLR

Want to look better on video calls? Yes, you do, and it's not difficult! I've just published two articles for @reincubate that compare webcams, iPhones, and DSLR/mirrorless cameras, and offer tips for improving your calls.

Watch My Luminar Webinar Replays

To help get the word out about my new book The Photographer’s Guide to Luminar 4, I’ve done a couple of webinars with my friends at Rocky Nook (my publisher). If you weren’t able to watch them live, you can rewatch them here. I’ve enjoyed doing these more than I expected. I’ve appeared on many ...

The Photographer’s Guide to Luminar 4, Now Available!

My newest book, The Photographer’s Guide to Luminar 4, is now available! Learn how to master this friendly but deceptively deep photo editing application.