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Where We Tie It All Together

It is one thing to learn about photography techniques and principles in isolation; it is another to see them in action.

So let’s walk through the making of specific images. You’ll see how I apply the photography techniques on this website. You can take this information and apply it to your own photography.

If you haven’t been to this page yet, check out this explanation for more about what we’re doing here. Otherwise, let’s get started.

  • Editing the Giant’s Causeway Photo using Lightroom Final-Edit-Reduced-650-pxhttps://youtu.be/fbI73jD7nxw In this video, I will walk through an edit of a recent photo. The point is to show you a few things: A quick edit without a lot of explanation (ok, there is some explanation – the video runs about 8 minutes, but the edit could be done in under a minute). A fairly typical scene where are you ...
  • Tarrant County Courthouse, Part 1: The Planning and Capture Phase Example photo - Tarrant County Courthouse, Ft. Worth, TexasUsually, I am just a guy wandering around with a camera. I don’t know if I am going to end up with a great picture or not. Therefore, while I have wanted to show an example of creating a photo from start to finish, I have never figured out how to do it (other than, ...
  • Bay Bridge Shot of the Bay Bridge from Treasure Island toward San FranciscoI want to use this picture as an example because it is a poster child for some of the research tips I have mentioned. I was just going to San Francisco for a one-day business trip. I thought I would have a chance to get away for the evening so I brought my camera. As I have ...
  • The Marina Photography Example - The Marina I want to tell you a little bit about the background of this photo because I consider it a good example of making something out of nothing. Background I happened to be at a hotel on Table Rock Lake, outside of Branson, Missouri, called Château on the Lake. We were driving from our home in the Dallas-Fort ...
  • Moving Water with a Super-Fast Shutter Speed Water with fast shutter speed Here is another example for you to use in your own photography. This photo is a shot of my daughter taken in my pool. It has a really cool water effect created by a super-fast shutter speed. Try this and I guarantee you will get a lot of great comments. The Settings I Used Here are the settings I used ...