Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

Watch Now: How to photograph the Super Blood Moon Eclipse

Join Jason for a discussion of his tips for shooting the moon & a lunar eclipse

If you missed my live presentation, “How to Photograph a Lunar Eclipse” is now posted on my YouTube channel. You’ll learn all my secrets for camera settings for getting great photos of the moon and the upcoming “Super Blood Moon” eclipse!

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Lunchtime Learning: How to Photograph the Lunar Eclipse

Free Webinar! Friday, January 18th 1-2pm Eastern Time

Learn the techniques for photographing the upcoming Super Blood Moon eclipse with Jason Odell

Join professional photographer Jason P. Odell for a live discussion of tips and tricks for getting great photos of the upcoming Lunar Eclipse. Registration is free for the first 150 participants.

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How to Photograph the Super BLOOD Moon Eclipse

Photographing the moon isn't as easy as it may seem. Check out my tips for lunar photography before the total eclipse Sept. 27th.
Photographing the moon isn’t as easy as it may seem. Check out my tips for lunar photography before the total eclipse Sept. 27th.

Lunar Eclipse Photo Tips

When it comes to night photography, the moon is one of the more challenging subjects. Most of North and South America will be treated to a total lunar eclipse the evening of January 20th. Here are my tips for photographing this celestial event.

When to see the super blood moon eclipse

Lunar Eclipse Photo Tip #1: Bring out the big glass

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Pro Tip: Removing Dust Spots with Lightroom

Zap Dust Spots on Your Photos with Lightroom Classic CC

2019 is upon us, and so here’s my first tip of the new year: How to remove dust spots from photos using Adobe Lightroom. I’m using Lightroom Classic CC, and removing dust spots from photos is relatively easy. However, you may or may not know about some of the hidden features that Lightroom Classic CC has to make dust spot removal quick and easy.

In the video below, I’ll not only demonstrate how to remove dust spots using the healing brush tool in Adobe Lightroom Classic CC, but I’ll also show you how to easily detect even faint dust specks with the spot visualizer tool. I’ll also show you a cool trick for methodically navigating your image when viewed at 100% so that you don’t miss any dust spots.

Learn how to remove dust spots from your photos with Lightroom Classic CC

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How to Post to Instagram from a Desktop Computer

Post to Instagram from a desktop computer!

Post to Instagram from a Desktop Computer
By making a quick tweak to your browser’s User Agent settings, you can post directly to Instagram on your desktop computer.

Instagram is a great social media platform for sharing photos, but it’s designed for mobile devices. In fact, there is no “upload” option when you view Instagram from your desktop browser. When you want to post a photo that you’ve edited on your desktop computer, it’s really annoying to have to transfer that photo to your phone simply to upload it to Instagram.

Fear not! With this easy trick, you can set your browser to fool Instagram into thinking your desktop web browser is really a mobile device. The trick involves a setting called “User Agent” which you’ll find hidden in the advanced Developer controls. Here’s how to do it:

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