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Florida Birding and Night Sky Workshop Dec. 13-17

Join me December 13-17 to photograph birds and the night sky in the Florida Everglades.
Join me December 13-17 to photograph birds and the night sky in the Florida Everglades.

I’m pleased to announce a winter birding safari to the Florida Everglades, December 13-17, 2015. During this photo safari, we’ll not only photograph the birds and other wildlife, but we’ll have an opportunity to do some night sky photography of the Geminids meteor shower!

This workshop includes both field and classroom instruction, so bring your laptop so I can teach you how to process your photos!

Place your deposit now to secure your space on this trip until October 14th, 2015.

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Just announced: Florida Space Coast Birding Safari

Join me in Florida for some warm weather and fantastic birding April 12-15, 2015.
Join me in Florida for some warm weather and fantastic birding April 12-15, 2015.

Join me in Florida, April 12-16, 2015 for a Space Coast Birding adventure!

We will visit three fantastic birding locations during this trip:

  • Viera Wetlands
  • Merritt Island NWR
  • St. Augustine Alligator Farm

The workshop is limited to 8 photographers, and includes an annual photo pass to the St. Augustine Alligator Farm. We’ll also be sure to stop in at the most awesome Dixie Crossroads restaurant in Titusville to have rock shrimp!

RSVP by February 13, 2015

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Using Color Control Points to Emphasize Subjects

Little Blue Heron, Shark Valley, FL. Nikon D300 and 600mm f/4 AFS VR Nikkor lens

Some people assume that the Control Point technology found in Capture NX2 and Nik Viveza is something you use to make radical image adjustments, like changing the color of a sky.  Not so.  In fact, some of the most powerful adjustments I make with Control Points are subtle ones, intended to accentuate a subject against its background.  The image above is an example of where I used Color Control Points (in this case, in Capture NX2) to enhance the subject.

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