How to Replace LCD Screen On Sony A7/A7R/A7S

By |2016-11-15T10:48:55-10:00March 30th, 2016|Tutorials|

The screen on my Sony A7S was scratched and had some dead pixels, so it was time to replace it. Replacing it is very tricky. I do not recommend doing this yourself if your not comfortable with opening up your camera. I am not a professional. I'm just a photographer that wanted to fix the [...]

The Best Way to Reduce Noise in the Milky Way

By |2016-11-15T10:48:55-10:00July 13th, 2015|Tutorials|

Shooting the Milky Way and astrophotography in general can be a daunting task. Noise can become a problem even with modern full-frame cameras. Processing the Milky Way can make the noise even more prominent. Typical noise reduction techniques will often smear the detail making the image look unnatural. Noise averaging is one of the greatest [...]

Photo Editing Tips

By |2016-11-15T10:48:56-10:00January 18th, 2015|Tutorials|

  Over the past few months, I have refined my post-processing workflow. Watching and reading tutorials has really improved my workflow. Here are the most valuable things I have learned.   Set a goal for the final look Increase contrast to remove vignette Increase vibrance/saturation to adjust white balance Increase exposure when clone stamping Take [...]

Luminosity Masks Blending Workflow

By |2016-11-15T10:48:56-10:00December 30th, 2014|Tutorials|

  Creating balanced exposures can be tough when you have a scene with a high tonal range. One of the best ways to balance a scene is to use a graduated neutral density filter. A neutral density filter is like sunglasses for you camera. With a graduated nd filter, only a portion of the filter [...]