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Best of Scotland Photo Adventure 2019

Scotland Photo Tour with Jason P. Odell

Scotland Photo Tour with Jason Odell
Photograph Scotland with Jason Odell, Sept. 8-17, 2019

When: Sept. 8-17, 2019 from Edinburgh, Scotland

I’m excited to announce that I’ve arranged for a 10-night private photo tour to Scotland! On this small group (max 10) tour, we’ll have a private coach and 4-star accommodations as we tour the countryside from Stirling to Loch Lomond. As your leader, I’ll be working with each participant to help you discover new creative approaches to travel photography. I’ve arranged for a flexible itinerary that allows us to have a casual approach and maximize our photo time so that we get photographs, not snapshots. Continue reading Best of Scotland Photo Adventure 2019

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New Texture Pack Released!

Digital Painterly Texture Pack

Twenty high-resolution, royalty-free texture images for photographers and graphic artists.

royalty-free texture images
Create unique images by adding one of Jason Odell’s custom textures.

I’m happy to announce the immediate release of the Digital Painterly Texture Pack. This set of twenty royalty-free texture images are hand-painted digital art by Jason P. Odell. Add them to your photos using any image editor that supports layers, including Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, and Skylum’s Luminar.

Watch: The Art of Texture Blending (YouTube)

See all of my royalty-free texture packs here

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Created with the Digital Painterly texture image.
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Nikon D850 Firmware Update Available

Nikon D850 Firmware 1.01

Nikon has issued a firmware update for the D850 DSLR.

This update, version 1.01, addresses the following items:

  • Users exiting Clean image sensor after adding it to and entering via MY MENU would be returned not to MY MENU but to the SETUP MENU.
  • Photos taken with On selected for Long exposure NR would sometimes have increased noise or shadows with a greenish cast.
  • Slight aperture reset lag would sometimes occur after shooting at shutter speeds under 1/10 s (type E and PC-E lenses excluded).

The firmware update is available from your regional Nikon support site.

Nikon D850 Firmware Update (North America)

 

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NYC Night Photography Workshop

NYC at night
Photograph NYC at night May 31-June 3, 2018

New York City Night Photography Workshop May 31-June 3, 2018

I’m excited to announce an urban night photography workshop in New York City! Space on this tour is strictly limited to six (6) participants.

Each day, will start with an afternoon photowalk to explore the city and then finish at an iconic site for sunset, twilght, and night photography. I will teach you creative techniques in the field for capturing unique fine-art photographs. Every morning, we will have group image review sessions and I will provide “ask me anything” sessions on workflow and post-processing. You will have lots of free time during the middle of the day to explore Manhattan on your own, too!

Topics covered

  • Long exposure photography both before and after dark
  • Blue hour & twilight photography
  • Cityscapes and architecture photography
  • Creative post-processing techniques

Locations include, but not limited to:

  • Brooklyn Bridge/DUMBO/Manhattan Skyline
  • Times Square/Rockefeller Center
  • World Trade Center Memorial & surrounding areas
Workshop Instructional Fee

$879 per photographer  before March 1, 2018 | $979 thereafter

Book here

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Happy Holidays!

Wishing you all the best for a safe and joyous holiday season

Happy holidays from me to all of you!

I just want to take a moment to wish all of you a very merry holiday season. Thank you for your support this year, and I’m looking forward to continuing the photographic journey in 2018! May your holidays be bright and your photographs luminous.

-Jason

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