Creative Camera Raw: Cross Processing

Many of you may know how powerful Camera Raw is during the post processing of your photographs.  There are so many awesome adjustments that can save just about any photo from the horrors of a horrible exposure or white balance.  Did you know that Camera Raw can also...
Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas to all on this fine day!  There is still some residual snow on the ground so that Christmas spirit lives strong in the Midwest!  Every year my wife and I, put together some kind of clever Christmas Card.  Last year we were all Christmas Ornaments on...

Better Snow HDR Images!

Yesterday was the first day in the last 10 years that I had to shovel snow…  Yeah we got caught in that jumble that spun through the Mid-West!  It was pretty interesting, the night before started out with rain and thunderstorms, which turned to pea sized hail...

Festive Holiday HDR Pictures

I know this is usually the Wednesday that I announce the HDR Concert, and I am deeply sorry that one will not be going on this month.  Among the chaos of Christmas and a recent surgery I am not sure I really have it in me to put as much time in that is needed to kick...

Topaz Detail 3 Tutorial

I recently downloaded Topaz Detail 3, a much welcomed upgrade to its predecessor!  Topaz Detail 2 was great for adding detail to any image, but I found it had its limitations to only add detail.  Topaz Detail 3 has gone above and beyond the scope of Detail 2 by adding...
Topaz Detail 3 Review

Topaz Detail 3 Review

The engineers at Topaz Labs have out done themselves yet again!  Topaz Detail 3 is not only a great program for adding detail to any photo that may be lacking it, but it boasts some awesome features that make it almost like a mini Camera Raw.  Topaz added the ability...
Exploring HDR!

Exploring HDR!

Well after about a year and a half of the eBook in the works I finally finished it.  I started writing it around June or July of 2011, but I got really frustrated with how frequently my processes were changing.  That made writing a book about my processes very...

Adobe Camera Raw and HDR Post Processing

Over the past couple of weeks I have been hitting my workflow pretty hard with the 32 bit workflows from Photoshop and Photomatix to the bitter diatribe about saturation and HDR images.  Today I want to share with you my love for Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) and how well it...

Topaz Detail 3 Coming Soon!

Topaz Detail 3 is on its way to the wonderful world of post processing!  Exciting news for us HDR photographers as it can really be a quintessential tool during post processing. I have found the capabilities of Topaz Detail 2 to be extremely powerful for recovering...
Shoot for the Moon!

Shoot for the Moon!

We recently had a pretty nice full moon here in the Midwest.  My wife went to take the trash out and quickly notified me of its presence.  I, of course, had to run and get my camera equipped with the 70-300 lens.  I started photographing the moon and realized, these...

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