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Choosing a Dress - Varina Patel

Getting Ready to Shoot Autumn

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Shooting in autumn is so much fun - I love the inevitable explosion of red and gold as the maples shift into their fall foliage.
Erosion - Varina Patel

Landscape Photography: Maximizing Sales Potential

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Over the past several years, we’ve learned to maximize the potential of landscape photographs. Here are a few tips for making sales.
TWIP

Varina and Jay on This Week in Photo #307

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Varina and Jay Patel discuss gear, post-processing workflows and more with Frederick Van Johnson and Topher Martini on This Week in Photo.
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Goodbye to Winter

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I stood by the window a few weeks ago, watching new snow…
Breaking Wave

Color or Monochrome?

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When I decide to convert an image to monotone, it's usually because…
Bean Hollow

Critique Your Own Work

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This is a shot from Bean Hollow State Park in California.…
Quiet in the Valley of Fire

Making Targeted Adjustments with Masks

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I use masks in Photoshop all the time. Take a look at the…
The Coming Storm

A Complicated Blend: The Coming Storm

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Sometimes, I can finish post-production work in just a few…
The Tree - Varina Patel

Winter is Coming

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When you're shooting, do you lose track of your physical self? Bryce…
The Devil's Golf Course - Varina Patel

Photoshop Blending Modes: Lighten

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This is a composite shot I took several years ago in Death…