Andrew

16 Added | 2 Magazines | 28 Likes | 6 Following | 6 Followers | @andrew_v | Florida landscape & long exposure photographer. Husband. Soon to be dad. Studio manager at Vernon Photography. Cold Brew Coffee Fan

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Easily Replace The Sky in Your Photos Using The Gradient Tool

In my previous article, I talked about how powerful luminosity masks are in blending multiple exposures. However, using the same exposures as last …

The Ultimate Guide to Bokeh

Bokehliscious photos. That is the ultimate goal for any photographer no matter the experience level. When "bokeh" is mentioned, the first thing that …

To This Day

10 Rejection Letters Sent to Very Successful People

We’ve all heard that the road to success is paved with failure. But that doesn’t make rejection any easier to swallow. What <i>does</i> help? Knowing that …

Additional Nikon 1 V3 camera details

Some new information on the upcoming Nikon 1 V3 mirrorless camera:<p>The new external grip will not take any batteries, but it will have a shutter …

Using Lightroom Export Presets to Speed Up Your Workflow

Often when we are editing in Lightroom we find ourselves doing the same tasks over and over again. The key to speeding up your workflow is finding …

Never run out of photo storage space on your computer again! The Nifty MiniDrive sits flush in your SD card slot to add internal storage. (The secret is, it holds a microSD card inside). No fragile...

Never run out of photo storage space on your computer again!<p>The Nifty MiniDrive sits flush in your SD card slot to add internal storage. (The secret …

Sarcastic Posters Show the True Life of a Photographer

Certainly you've seen them on Facebook and other social media avenues before. I’m talking about those oversimplified “I'm an artist, I don’t work for …

Matting and Framing Made Easy - Cole Thompson Photography

I’ve received some requests to explain my simple approach to matting and framing. I like things simple, but I also like quality, efficiency and cost …

Framing

Photographer Websites: Why You Need One And What To Do About It

The modern web was made for photographers; it’s such a visual medium where beautiful images have an incredible impact. Text, or copy, is still …

Social Media Killed the Photography Legend - Resource

Matthew CorkinsJune 6, 2013<p>Everyone in the photography profession—and in every profession really—must participate, for the most, in social media to …

Never Ask Others About Your Work - Cole Thompson Photography

<i>Ancient Stones No. 12</i><p>“Ancient Stones” is a portfolio that I started last year when I visited Joshua Tree for the first time in 20 years. This trip …

Ayn Rand

The 5 Basic Ways To Publicize Your Photography Business Online

Many novice photographers have grand designs on becoming a professional photographer and getting paid to take photographs all day long, but the …

8 Common Landscape Photography Mistakes Beginners Make

If you are interested in landscape photography I'm sure you have read lots of “how to improve…” type articles, which are all useful in their own way. …

Why Do We Create Images?

“Nobody asks me, <i>‘Why do you do photography?’</i> Everybody asks how… But what about why? Why do things that are difficult and dangerous? Why push so hard …

How to Define Yourself as a Photographer

There comes a point in time when you will need to decide what type of photography you like and the specific genres you want to focus on. Most of us …