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Sharing My Photographic Journey

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Join me on a photographic journey.

Photography is a journey. My journey started when my mom handed me a camera when I was about four years old, and said “look through this window and push this button.” I was hooked.  For me, the best part about photography is sharing memories and creating art while learning new skills and new technologies.

Today I’m offering part of that story to you as a free download of Field Notes: A Photographic Journey. Field Notes was, by far,one of my favorite photography eBooks to write because I got to share my personal experiences about some of my favorite photographs.

I hope you enjoy your journey, wherever you may find yourself along the path of photographic creativity.

-Jason

 

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Download My Nik Collection Books for Free in June

FREE Through July 1st: My PDF Guides to the Nik Collection

I offer the most comprehensive set of guides to the “big three” Nik Collection plug-ins available, including:

Nik Collection plug-ins have been my “secret sauce” for creating images with impact after processing RAW files in Lightroom.

You’ve probably read by now that Google is no longer going to update and maintain the Nik Collection. While that’s true (and disappointing), the plug-ins are still a great set of (free!) tools that deliver professional results, and I will continue to use them until they stop working on my computer. My guess is that the plug-ins will continue to work for quite some time until changes to Photoshop or computer OS become significantly drastic. In the meantime, you can get any of my three PDF guides for free through July 1st.

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New Release: Photoshop Panel Effects Pack

Create unique three-dimensional panel effects in Photoshop with my custom templates and complete tutorial.

I’m pleased to announce the immediate release of a set of 20 custom panel (triptych/polyptych) effects templates for Photoshop. Along with the panel templates, you also receive a complete PDF guide, Creating Panel Effects in Photoshop and an instructional video companion. My Photoshop Panels Pack works with any version of Adobe Photoshop that supports Channels and Layer masks. Along the way, you’ll learn about creating clipping masks in Photoshop (not a bad skill to have).

The Photoshop Panel Effects Pack includes:

  • Printable PDF eBook with step by-step instructions
  • QuickTime video workshop
  • 20 custom image files to use for panel effects

Creating Panel Effects in Photoshop is available exclusively from Luminescence of Nature Press. 

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Focus-Stacking Landscape Photos

Focus Stacking: Infinite depth of field and maximum sharpness without a tilt-shift lens

Get infinite depth of field in landscape photographs with focus-stacking
Get infinite depth of field in landscape photographs with focus-stacking

Focus-stacking is a technique that macro photographers have used for years to maximize depth of field in close-up images. You can apply the same technique to landscape photos, too. While dedicated focus-stacking software has been around for a long time, this tool is now built-in to Adobe Photoshop CC (you just have to know where to find it). That means if you have the Adobe Photography subscription package, you can start experimenting with focus-stacking right away.

Free Download: Focus Stacking Guide (PDF)

I’ve put together a FREE focus stacking guide (PDF eBook) that you can download for free. Simply add the item to your cart and proceed to free checkout. The file will be delivered to you via email.

My focus stacking guide  will show you how to:
  • Capture focus-stacks
  • Process RAW images in Adobe Lightroom
  • Merge and mask the stacked images automatically in Photoshop CC

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