August 24, 2018

Light in nature can be amazing and it can also be awful. Sometime it needs a bit of artificial adjustments, sometimes you just need to find the right shade. In this new upload to my channel we take a quick walk in the woods and talk about using the natural light and surroundings to our advantage.

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December 31, 2017

I’m here in the jungles of epic central Mexico near Tamasopo and there’s line and light everywhere.

I filmed this  video to share my experience about where the frame begins and ends because it’s critically important to getting perfect composition. We’ll talk more about this location and it’s lines in the Dec Photo Kit and you can get the first month free here. In the meantime watch this and let me know how you judge your frame stop. — Gav

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March 4, 2012

First flight, 120 feet in 12 seconds – 1903. Link to high res scan details from LOC.

Click To Listen>> Photography Podcast. PPS #83
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Today’s Panel... Gavin Seim (G Pixel).

Today Gavin leads us through a brief look at photographic history. He talks a bit about how classical art can help us as photographers and finishes with a look at essential concepts that will make us better at our work.

Podcast #83 forum discussions:

Main Time Indexes:

  • 00:00. News and project updates.
  • 11:30. Art and a Photographic History.
  • 43:26. Essential photo ingredients.
  •  1:04:10. In practice. A study example.
  • 1:14:52. Picks of the show.
46x34, Portrait of Nicolas Ruts. Rembrandt, 1631. It seems that even 300+ years ago, a wall portrait was a thing of note. Look at the quality of this work. Click for a larger version. Even the catch lights look perfect.


Links to things we mentioned…


Getting beyond the digital file.

Nikon D800 36MP. Big step.

Canon 5D MK3 is no longer a rumor.

EXposed video workshop coming soon.

Lights and Shadows Photo Workshop coming Fall in Central WA.

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