Welcome to my blog pages!  The blog posts on this page will be a mix of technical articles - written from the personal techniques I've developed through my own approach to photography - and exploit articles covering the adventures (and misadventures) of my quest to capture the perfect image! I would be happy to discuss any questions you have related to these articles; just look for the comments segment attached at the bottom of each post.

Lightroom Photo Merge DNG versus 32-bit Floating Point TIFF

UPDATED January 20, 2017: The original post from July, 2015 follows the page break below. In July, 2015 I posted results from my early testing with Lightroom 6.1 Photo M...
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Reversing Order For Focus-Stacked Images

This article discusses techniques for capturing and combining multiple frames for focus-stacking photography. As the article title suggests, we will take a particular loo...
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Lens Selection, Focal Length, And Perceived Distance To An Object

When discussing this subject it is common to hear a lot of big words like perspective distortion, extension distortion, compression distortion, and several variations the...
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Maximizing Your HDR Photography

In the world of photography, one can take several different paths to reach similar end results, and nothing could be more true than with HDR (H igh D ynamic R ange) photo...
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Taking Control of Sharpening in Lightroom

This article discusses an image sharpening strategy found in Lightroom but also uses illustrations that highlight the importance of applying image sharpening in a selecti...
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A Panoramic Photography Workflow

This post is to share my personal approach and workflow for creating stitched panoramic images. People that practice panoramic photography often develop a set of techniqu...
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A Method for Black & White Conversion

There are many different methods one can use for black and white photo conversions, and generally speaking all conversion methods can be categorized in a good / better /...
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