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December 13, 2023

Table of Contents Toggle When did the “I Have a Dream” speech happen?Who wrote the “I Have a Dream” speech?Historical and Cultural Context of the “I Have a Dream” SpeechWhere Was the “I Have a Dream” Speech SpokenOther interesting readingHow and Why Was the “I Have a Dream” Speech a Masterstroke?Repetition Hammers in Your MessagePainting [...]

November 8, 2023

Table of Contents Toggle Introduction: If you use photo organization software, do it right!Make the most of your photo organization software! 1- Have a good photo import strategy (Photo organizing  guidelines): Here are the photo organizing best practices A – Have a Clear Folder StructureB – Rename Your Files when organizing photos C – Use Metadata WiselyD – Keyword [...]

November 1, 2023

ked well on What is the Generase tool in Luminar Neo?   What is the Generase tool in Lmunar Neo? Well, it is the answer to many photographer's prayers. Not only does it do a clone stamp style erase, but it also generates content to fill in the area that has just been replaced by [...]

October 25, 2023

Use Excire 15% dicount code:  JACOEXCIRE2023 Table of Contents Toggle What is photo culling?The obstacles to choosing photo-culling software is timeWe have the power to organize our photosChallenges of manual photo culling in 2023Why photo culling software should be your tool Features to consider when choosing a photo culling software1. Automated Ranking: 2. Side-by-Side Comparison: 3. Zooming and [...]

October 23, 2023

Luminar Neo works as a plugin and Stand-alone   Luminar Neo is an AI photo editor for desktop PCs and Macs. However, what it loses in mobility, it gains in processing power and muscle. It not only offers quick artificial intelligence one-button solutions but also gives in-depth AI-powered edits as well. Luminar Neo is a stand-alone [...]

October 20, 2023

Table of Contents Toggle Boudoir taking on a life of its ownIn Boudoir it’s all about the subjectExperience goes a long wayBoudoir Photography tip1 – Have the right attitudeBoudoir Photography Tip 2 – Decide quickly. Indecision is your worst enemyBoudoir Photography Tip and Trick 3 – Use the “AUTO”Boudoir Photography Tip 4 –  Trust your [...]

October 13, 2023

Outline - Table of contents    This blog post opens up the secrets of Luminar Neo. The first section of the article defines the software, and the rest of the blog post gives beginner and in-depth tutorials about: The software interface importing photos processing photos, and sharing and exporting images Feel free to skip to [...]

October 2, 2023

Introduction   A while back, I was looking for a Fujifilm vlogging camera rig for my blogging video productions.  I wanted to mount my Fujifilm X-S10 with a Zhiyun Weebil S gimbal for reliable stabilized selfie footage. However, I had to think of a setup with a wide field of view because I was using [...]

August 19, 2023

Midjourney Impresses Everyone. Or does it?   Recently the world of photographers was turned upside down by an image-making platform called Midjourney. Midjourney allows you to enter a text prompt to get a resulting image. Prompts are text cues given to a machine to get a desired result.   For instance, using the prompt “/imagine” [...]

August 13, 2023

In all my years of teaching photography workshops, I have always been a fan of photo walks. You can only go so far when teaching photography concepts to people in a classroom. In our journey of finding a photographic voice you need to get out there and shoot, is what I always say. What is [...]