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Backcountry Gallery -Stop Struggling With Shadow Recovery!

Ever notice that when you try to preform shadow recovery / pull shadows during post processing that sometimes it works and sometimes it’s a disaster? Did you know your shadow recovery success is directly related to your choices in the field? 

In this video, we’ll talk about what shadow recovery …

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Nikon z6ii and Z7ii Menu Setup

In this video, I’ll show you my menu setup for the Nikon Z6ii and Z7ii mirrorless cameras. Includes by step instructions with lots of tips and tricks along the way.

Also, yes, I did change the intro. Believe it or not, I had a constant stream of complaints about the …

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Exposure Compensation Made Easy!

Exposure compensation – I don’t think there’s another exposure control that causes more confusion. In fact, I think most people are in for a surprise or two when they watch this one!

In this video, we’ll explore every aspect of exposure compensation and knock confusion to the curb. We’ll discuss what …

Posted in Landscapes, Techniques, Using Your Gear, Wildlife
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Game Changer: Keep Multiple Animals Sharp At The Same Time

Have you ever run into a situation where you had multiple animals in the frame and just couldn’t find a way to keep them all sharp at the same time – even when you stopped down?

This is actually a really common problem for close and mid-range shots of small …

Posted in Photoshop Tricks, Techniques, Wildlife
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8 Secrets For Sharper Wildlife Photos

Do you want sharper wildlife photos? Are you tired of deleting otherwise amazing shots because of sharpness issues? Then take a look at this quick ten minute video where I’ll share eight different field-tested (and time-tested) methods for consistently securing tack-sharp wildlife images!

As always, your comments and shares are …

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Quick Photoshop Fix For A Tight Crop

Have you ever cropped a little too tight in the field? Do you wish there was an simple way to fix it? Well, you’re gonna love this quick, easy technique!

In this video, you’ll learn how to quickly fix a photograph that’s cropped a little too close on one side …

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Video Workshop – Focus Shift Shooting (Nikon)

Have you ever wanted to try Nikon’s Focus Shift Shooting and just weren’t sure where to start?  

Have you ever wondered… 

What is Focus Shift Shooting? How do I use it? How do I set the menu? How do I set the camera? How do I know what to do in the …

Posted in Lightroom Tips, Misc, Nikon Gear, Photoshop Tricks, Techniques, Using Your Gear, Workshop
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Fall Photography Basics

(Note, this was published a few years back, but I decided to update it for the upcoming fall season)

So, ready to photograph some fall color are ya? Not so sure where to start? Well, take a gander at the 10 tips below and you’ll be well on your way …

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Spot Metering Crash Course

Wanna get the most out of your spot meter? Did you know that most people think they’re using it correctly but they really aren’t? YIKES – could that be you???

In this video, we’ll go over what spot metering is, where the camera spot meters in the viewfinder, how the …

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5 Metering & Exposure Tips Every Nikon User Needs To Know

Want to get more from your Nikon metering system? In this video, I’ll show you five quick tips that every Nikon user really needs to know. I take advantage of these tips and tricks all the time in the field – and surprisingly, most people I encounter seldom know any …

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