Author Archive for Jason

Fill the Frame Versus Rule of Thirds

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When taking and making pictures, composing your image in a way that is compelling encompasses many “rules of composition”, including things like filling the frame, the Rule of Thirds, and Golden K, among several others. With virtually any image though,…

How to Center Objects in Photoshop

Centering Objects

This tutorial is a short two minute tutorial on how to center Objects in Photoshop.  The video was done using Photoshop CS2, but the practice remains the same through the Creative Cloud iterations as well.  Since it is a timeless…

How to Photograph Fireworks

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Over the years I have put together a number of posts featuring fireworks imagery, but have never given a tutorial or how-to on best practices for shooting fireworks.  So,in light of the upcoming holiday, figured now would be as good…

Are You in a Negative Space?

Negative Space

Negative space in a photograph can have a huge impact! Sounds odd doesn’t it?  Yet believe it or not, the use of something called negative space can be very powerful in photography.  But what is it?  The term is kind…

Leading Lines in Your Photography

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For this week’s edition of “Thursday Thoughts”, I’d like to take a look at the subject of composition. We always are striving to enhance our composition, either by understanding the rules of composition better, or by pushing the envelope in…