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Online Events With Jason

Join me live online!

I’m pleased to announce two online events this week! I hope you can join me.

Video Chat/Hangout With Jason Odell

I’ll be online for a virtual hang-out Friday, April 24th 4-5pm EST.
Registration is free!


Getting Close: Fundamentals of Macro Photography

Live online class, Saturday, April 25th 4-6pm Eastern Time
A video replay option is available for those who register prior to the class start time.

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Photographing the Night Sky

Photographing the Night Sky (video workshop) by Jason P. Odell

New Video Workshop from Jason P. Odell Photography

I’m pleased to announce that I’ve made my latest workshop, Photographing the Night Sky, available as a video download with PDF companion.

In Photographing the Night Sky, I’ll take you through everything you need to know about setup, capture, and processing night sky photographs of stars, the moon, and the Milky Way.

Photographing the Night Sky is available for download exclusively from Luminescence of Nature Press.

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Staying Indoors?

Self-isolation can be a time of learning!

All eBooks & Videos 20% off through May 31st

If you’re stuck indoors and self-isloating, this is a great time to learn a new photographic skill or software technique. I’m offering all of my downloadable products for 20% off through May 31st, 2020. Just enter promo code ISOLATION at checkout.

Need personalized help? My online mentoring is also discounted when you book by May 31st. Contact me for details.

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Message from Jason regarding COVID-19

I appreciate your support and encourage everyone to stay safe during this unprecedented event.

Photography in the Time of Coronavirus

Hi friends, first of all I want everyone to know that things are fine with me here in Colorado. Nevertheless, the recent COVID-19 pandemic has created mass disruption to the economy, especially the travel industry. As a small-business, I depend on you for my livelihood, and I really appreciate your support since I started Luminescence of Nature Press in 2006. I, like many of you, am practicing “social distancing” and I’m fortunate that I work from home most of the time. Nevertheless, I’m scrambling to make sure that everyone who attends my photo safaris and workshops is kept safe. To that end, here are some steps that I’m taking to keep things going here during this pandemic. I appreciate your support!

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Nikon Z Firmware 3.0

Animal Face/Eye Detection

Say hi to Wendy. Wendy is a good girl. Nikon Z7 with 24-70mm f/4 S lens, 1/400s f/4, ISO 9000

I just updated both my Nikon Z6 and Z7 mirrorless cameras to firmware version 3.0, which adds “Animal” face and eye detection (at least for dogs and cats). I found a willing subject to test it out, and I can say it definitely works!

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