Author Archives: Jeff Peterson

3 Ideas I’ve Stolen From Trey Ratcliff

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted anything here, I just haven’t had the time between working and traveling and taking a ton of photos but I’m hoping to get back to posting here on a more regular basis.  … Continue reading

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Photography themes

One way I’ve found to get myself out shooting more photos when I don’t have a particular reason to go out and take photos is to go out for a walk with a theme in my for my photos in … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Night Photography

Taking photos at night can be a great change of pace from daytime photography.  The same scene can look completely different during the nighttime than it does during the day.  It’s not the best time to shoot in all locations … Continue reading

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5 Mistakes Vol. 2

If you missed the first 5 Mistakes No Photographer Should Make you can find it here.  Volume 2 of this list features mistakes that are a little less obvious but equally as important. 1. Never buy a camera right before … Continue reading

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10 Useful Photoshop Elements Keyboard Shortcuts

Photoshop Elements is the much more reasonably priced (the newest version is $50 at multiple retailers pretty much every year on Black Friday) younger brother of Photoshop.  The software is powerful enough to do the editing most people need to … Continue reading

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F What?

Today I’d like to explain what aperture is, hopefully in such a simple way that anyone can understand it, then provide some visual examples of photos taken with different apertures so you can see how to utilize it in your … Continue reading

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France Photo Journey

This video is a collection of photographs taken during my travels in southern France, set to the song Confide by the band Hypercell, fronted by the very talented J.Lynn Johnston.  This is the first in a series of videos, more … Continue reading

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