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Digital Photography Sunday School Episode 22: Road to Nowhere

Digital Photography Sunday School Episode 22 Another Sunday School Tip. Road to Nowhere 2016 San Jose, CA So if you watched last week you saw that Jack got suckered in to using his cameras by the water. Water is basically his kryptonite. This week he protected himself by not bringing any cameras. What was the goal? Locate and capture one image from the sky before the quadcopter batteries run out. GOAL ACHEIVED!!!! For the record all aerial video and the final image was captured with...

Digital Photography Sunday School Episode 20: Keep Going

Digital Photography Sunday School Episode 20 Another Sunday School Tip. Keep Going 2016 Santa Cruz County, CA First of all, Happy Mother's Day to all of the Mom's out there!!!! You are the best!!! In this episode Jack visits a place he has never been to before. He is short on time and doesn't exactly know where he's going all the while the sun is going down. Take the trip with him over some hills until he ultimately finds an amazing location right on the...

Digital Photography Sunday School Episode 19

Digital Photography Sunday School Episode 19 Another Sunday School Tip. Ride the Wave 2016 Santa Cruz, CA Oh the sweet, sweet smell of the morning. Travel with Jack Thatcher as he wakes up nice and early to catch some surfers at first light at the famous Steamer Lane in Santa Cruz. Jack wanted to try something new on this morning. Watch as he learns while taking you through the settings he is using. Along the way he will let you know why he chose what he...

How to hide unused modules in Lightroom

[skillwrapper type="bar"] [skill title_background="#f7a53b" bar_foreground="#a1cd30" bar_background="#eeeeee" percent="35" title="Skill Level: Beginner"] [/skillwrapper] A common problem you will face with any software program as robust and versatile as Adobe Lightroom is the fact that is offers lots and lots of options. Just because a software offers these options doesn't always mean you need to use them or in this case if we take that one step further, we don't even need to look at these added features. Adobe Lightroom works out of separate modules depending...

How to increase contrast using curves in Photoshop

How to increase contrast using curves in Photoshop. From time to time, you may look at a photo that needs just a little bit more pop or punch. This is even more true when you have your camera set to capture photos in RAW format. For this reason it is possible that adding contrast to a photograph can start you off on the right foot and get you heading in the right direction to a great looking photo. Contrast is simply...

How to Export a JPEG out of Lightroom

How to Export a JPEG out of Lightroom You might be asking yourself why you need to know how to export a file as a jpeg from Lightroom. Is this useful information? Does this actually even apply to me? If you are asking these questions then the answer is yes and yes. Lightroom is an incredible product, which is why most Pro and even Non-Pro Photographers use it. It will catalog all of your files and when used properly, Lightroom will...

How a Photograph is MADE

Every week PhotoNERDs brings you, "Sunday School", this is us taking one image, and teaching you what went into capturing the photo of the week. This is us showing you how a photograph is made. The good, the bad, the challenges, the thought process, what lens we decided on, why we decided on a particular composition, the story, a mood we were feeling, everything and anything. This is your chance to see inside the mind of the artist behind the photo. In...

How to Find and Remove Sensor Spots

  The Trick: Command + I (CTRL in Windows), inverting your layer will create a negative look (like back in the film days). This look will make the sensor spots more obvious even when in normal view they were hard to find. Once the image is inverted you can easily find and remove the spots no problem. Do yourself the favor of saving time by having your sensor cleaned by a professional. It is important to note that while this tip is great for...