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Workshop Database

The Workshop Database is up and running.  Here you can find information on several nature photography related workshops by professional photographers.  I’ve added in photographers that I’ve come across either through online courses, books, DVD’s, etc.  If you’re a nature photography workshop provider or if you know of a good nature photo workshop, leave a comment below […]

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High Dynamic Range Photography with a Canon T1i

What is High Dynamic Range Photography (HDR) High Dynamic Range Photography (HDR) is a form of photography were multiple photos are taken at different exposures and then combined into one photo.  The photos have to be processed in a special software program specifically designed for HDR or software that has specific processes, such as Photoshop CS5, […]

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Review of Jim Zuckerman’s “New England Color” DVD

Overview Jim Zuckerman’s DVD entitled New England Color: Field Techniques for Great Pictures is part of the MasterPhoto Workshops series of DVD’s.  It’s a two DVD set – the first DVD is Jim out in the field in New England in autumn and the second DVD is Jim back in the studio. Topics Covered The topics […]

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Meehan Close-up Photography

“The Magic of Digital Close-up Photography” by Joseph Meehan

Overview The Magic of Digital Close-up Photography by Joseph Meehan is part of the Lark Photography Books series and was published in 2006.  It’s a comprehensive overview of various aspects of close-up photography including using DSLR cameras, scanners, accessory equipment, various tips and techniques, and case studies of various photographers.  This book is great for someone new to close-up photography […]

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Tony Sweet’s “Flower Photography Artistry” DVD

Overview Tony Sweet is well-known for his beautiful and amazing flower photography.  His DVD entitles Flower Photography Artistry is a series of sessions with Tony as he travels to different locations taking flower photos.  The DVD is published by “MasterPhoto Workshops”. Topics Covered Topics include: The Isolated Subject Macro Photography Lily Pond Dragonfly iPhone Stitch Pan Backlit […]

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Three Online Learning Resources (Part 2): Meetup.com

Searching for More Training In my first article concerning online learning for photographers, I discussed my experiences with Betterphoto.com during the first few months of my photo learning experience. Fast forward in time to about a year later and I had learned to incorporate the training from BetterPhoto into my photography. Now, I was looking […]

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Three Online Learning Resources for Photographers (Part 3): The National Association of Photoshop Professionals

Seeking Additional Online Training In my first two articles in this series, I discussed two online resources I’ve used to improve my photography: BetterPhotos.com and Meetup.com. Both have helped me develop my skills. However, I was still looking for one more piece of the puzzle – improvement in post processing and organizing of photos. The […]

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Three Online Learning Resources for Photographers (Part 1): BetterPhoto.com

Choosing to Learn Photography Online I purchased my Canon T1i shortly after they became available several years ago. I had some experience with film SLR’s and with digital point and shoot cameras, but knew next to nothing about Digital SLR’s. The first few days after the purchase, I was trying to use the thing and […]

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