May 27, 2020

I have posted all my blog content for the past year on my Photography Academy website.

Please visit the Photography Academy site to read all my latest posts.

May 26, 2019

I recently read an article from the Ancient Rainforest Alliance that described the "mossiest rainforest in Canada".  As soon as I read about this place I just had to get out there and find it!  The problem was that the authors deliberately obscured the exact location o...

May 8, 2019

My favorite photo composition styles are first balance and symmetry, followed by leading lines.  It can be difficult to find photo compositions with leading lines but when you can find them, jump on them and snap your photos!

I was recently in Maui where I hiked to a...

May 2, 2019

 Video:  Aerial Photography - How to get great aerial photos.

Have you ever needed to take photos from the air, and a drone shot just won't do?  If you are a photographer then sooner or later you are going to need to photograph something from the air. If you are in...

March 28, 2019

How do you take a photo directly into the sun when there is a dark foreground that you want to capture in the same image?  In this video, I am at the summit of Mount Haleakala on the island of Maui, in Hawaii.  This photo was difficult to get because of the crowds and...

March 28, 2019

Ever wondered how to photograph long exposures of seascapes to smooth out the water?  Making rough water smooth gives the photo a fine art look.  Here is video that shows you how I do it using neutral density filters.

 

January 20, 2019

Do your pictures of the moon disappoint you?  This is how to photograph the moon.
 

Check out this video where I show you how to photograph the moon and also how to edit the photos in Lightroom and Photoshop. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EUWgsBRNZQU&list=PLqyWx5h6m...

January 4, 2019

I am giving away free Lightroom presets!  This is how to get your free presets and how to install Lightroom presets on Mac and Windows.  These presets work on Lightroom CC, Lightroom Classic CC, Lightroom Mobile and all older versions of Lightroom such as Lightroom 6,...

December 28, 2018

For my final video project of 2018, I created a short story director's cut version of a video I previously released two months ago.

This new video is not a photography tutorial. It is a story about a father and son who each have their own goals during a photography roa...