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Digital Photography Sunday School Episode 24: Target Art

Digital Photography Sunday School Episode 24.        Another Sunday School Tip. Target Art 2016 Sacramento, CA Have you ever seen those photographs for sale at Target or similar stores? This week we kept it simple and tried to see if we could create an artsy image that we would be happy to hang in our home. The goal was to keep it super simple. Jack literally took four shots for this image. It probably only required two. The vision was there before...

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 15

Crap light? Not a problem if you know what to look for. See how. Digital Photography Sunday School 15 is all about composition, space and shapes. The Lonely Tree 2016 Brooks, CA What if your at a place during the worst available light? On this day it was 4:30pm, the sky was still high in the sky and the light was not very dramatic or pretty. It is still possible to take a great photo, you just need to know what to look for. This week's...

Digital Photography Sunday School Episode 14

The art of "Visualization" and how it applies to photography. This is probably the most important tool in your photographic career. Without it your images are sure to fall short. Visualization 2016 Trans America Building, San Francisco, CA WE ARE CHANGING THIS UP. We would like to experiment with something new and we are asking you for your thoughts. Today is the first version of Sunday School as an audio | visual experience versus a written article. We will still include a short intro as...

Digital Photography Sunday School Episode 13

Digital Photography Sunday School Episode 13.               Another Sunday School Tip. Final Processed Image Straight out of camera Camera Gear and Settings: Camera: Sony A7R Lens: Canon EF 70-200mm L IS Focal Length: 200mm Shutter Speed: 1/8 Seconds Aperture: F/11 ISO: 100 Processing Software Used: Lightroom CC 2015 Photoshop CC 2015 photo by: Jack Thatcher Moments 2016 Merced River, Yosemite, CA I'm a sucker for water. Any water really. Hell, I like drinking water. It's all good to me. I've been working on a little project for the past year or so where I...

Digital Photography Sunday School Episode 10

Digital Photography Sunday School Episode 10 Final Processed Image Straight out of camera - (0 Exposure) Straight out of camera - (-1 Exposure) Straight out of camera - (+1 Exposure) Camera Gear and Settings: Camera: Canon EOS 6D Lens: Canon EF 70-200mm F4L Focal Length: 176mm Shutter Speed: 1/13, 1/25, 1/6 Aperture: F/8 ISO: 100 Processing Software Used: Lightroom CC 2015 Photoshop CC 2015 Nik Sharpener Pro photo by: Jack Thatcher While You Slept 2015 Marin Headlands, CA I said it before and I will say it again...

Digital Photography Sunday School Episode 9

Digital Photography Sunday School Episode 9 Another Sunday School Tip. Final Processed Image Straight out of camera Camera Gear and Settings: Camera: Canon EOS 6D Lens: Canon EF 16-35mm F2.8L Wide Angle Focal Length: 16mm Shutter Speed: 1/60 Aperture: F/11 ISO: 320 Processing Software Used: Lightroom CC 2015 Photoshop CC 2015 Nik Silver Effex Pro 2 Nik Sharpener Pro 2 photo by: Jack Thatcher Prominent 2014 Somewhere in Ireland Ireland = Goodness. Such a beautiful country with amazing people. I really hope I can get back there soon and explore more. This image was captured while helping on a Tour with McKay Photography Academy back...

Sunday School: Episode 2

Thermal Wall Art with PhotoNERDs, Sunday School Episode 2. Iceland Photo Tour 2015, with McKay Photography Academy Thermal Wall Art Iceland 2015 See and Capture It felt as though we had been driving non-stop for hours (and minus a few pit stops for Pringles and Hot Dogs, we had) but finally we reached Námafjall, Hverir. Námafjall is a mountain near Mývatn in the North East of Iceland. The mountain is close to the Kraftla volcano and is right in the middle of a geothermal area. The mountain...

Sunday School: Episode 1

PhotoNERDs Sunday School: Episode 1 Final Processed Image Straight out of camera Camera Setting and Gear: Camera: Canon EOS 6D Lens: Canon EF 70-200mm F4L IS USM Focal Length: 81mm Shutter Speed: 1/320th Aperture: F4 ISO: 400 Processing Software Used: Adobe Creative Cloud; Lightroom CC 2015 and Photoshop CC 2015. Also applied, NIK Filters: Dfine 2, Output Sharpener and Color Efex Pro 4 photo by: Adam Furtado aka: Jymmy Lopez Volcanic Peace Iceland 2015 On a recent trip out to Iceland, we had spent a better part of the day traveling from the Southern Part of Iceland, North...