Sea Lion Edit

I had several people ask me how I tinted the Sea Lion image from yesterday, since it looked like the water and the sky were two different colors. They are!

So I made a little video showing you my post processing work and how I took this image:

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Further editing

I always like to put a few days or a week between the time I photograph and the time I final edit my images.  This gives me time to separate the experience from the images.  Sometimes I find images that I totally over looked in the early edits that are good, and other times I find images that I thought were good in the early edits, really aren’t so good, now that I have that time separation. Also getting to view the images on a big color calibrated monitor versus the small laptop can help find flaws in images that I did not notice at first.

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Bluebird Surprise!

I was surprised when I returned from Monterey to find the bluebirds were still in the box, I had expected them to have fledged. I spent about two hours photographing them on Saturday and I decided that would be my last day, as to make sure I did not interfere with their fledging...I wanted to try out my new flash and all the accessories, with the full height extension that I will be using in Montana during the wildlife model workshop...I was impressed how well the Vacu-pod held all the weight...

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Last week

Last week I was busy teaching a workshop on the Monterey Peninsula... We were concentrating on long exposures with neutral density filters, HDR, exposure stacking and night photography...   Here are a few that I took.

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