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Light and Landscape Issue 2 Released!

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In this issue, I share my process for creating a black and white photograph, and Jay and I share tips for developing your post production fine art workflow.
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Varina and Jay on Developing your Fine Art Workflow

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Watch and learn while Jay talks about how he uses Nik Sharpener Pro, and Varina explains her Nik Silver Efex Pro workflow.
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Getting it Right: Black and White

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Nik Software Silver Efex Pro 2 is my favorite option for black and white conversion, but I don't usually just stick with the presets.
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Can you Share your Processing Workflow?

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When I speak publicly, I get a lot of questions about how much work I do in post, and how - exactly - I produce a finished image.
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Do you Keyword your Photos?

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Keywords help you find your photographs when you need them - and they are often uploaded as metadata when you use your photos online.
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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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Kalapana, Hawaii

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Kalapana has seen three different major lava flows in 25 years. Most of the town has been destroyed by lava from the Kilauea volcano .
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Do I like my Graphics Tablet?

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When people see me working, they invariably ask if I like my Wacom Graphics Tablet. The answer is HECK, YES! I absolutely love my tablet.
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Making Targeted Adjustments with Masks

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I use masks in Photoshop all the time. Take a look at the…
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Snapseed is Smart - and Fun!

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Yep. I’m a professional photographer. And I admit it – sometimes I shoot with my iPhone… and I use Snapseed to edit my photos.