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May 8, 2024

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by: Jacques Gaines

Table of Contents Toggle A Photographer Can Explain the Moon PhotosConspiracy Theories and the “No Star” DebateExposure Is the Balancing Act of Light on Earth and On the MoonTwo Principles You Need to Understand When Looking at Moon Photos:How Aperture Affected the Moon PhotosHow Shutter Speed Can Affect Moon PhotosThe Bright Lunar Landscape: A Challenge [...]

December 13, 2023

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by: Jacques Gaines

When did the "I Have a Dream" speech happen?   On August 28th, 1963, a defining moment in the fight for civil rights unfolded as Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his powerful "I Have a Dream" speech at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom event. Beyond the speech’s historical impact was King's ability [...]

November 8, 2023

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by: Jacques Gaines

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 [...]

October 25, 2023

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by: Jacques Gaines

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

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by: Jacques Gaines

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

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by: Jacques Gaines

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

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by: Jacques Gaines

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

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by: Jacques Gaines

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

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by: Jacques Gaines

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” [...]