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Dear Friends,

As a beginner photographer, one of the hardest things for me is taking a portrait that retains the skin texture. What is the best ISO to do it? What is the level of underexposure for the original shot? I took this shot of my wife, but the skin on her face does not look as I wish.

Fashion Style Headshots

I've recently started doing portrait photography from a background in Landscape Photography. I really enjoy the process of being able to have more control over the light and getting pose my subject compared to showing up to a location and try to make everything work together to create a nice image.

These shots were taken for my friend...

A World Full of Painted Hills

I know there are spectacular "Rainbow Mountains" in China as well as "Painted Hills" in the Badlands of South Dakota. Turkey has some as well. But did you know there are also incredible Painted Hills in eastern Oregon? They are part of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument. This image was taken in late afternoon close to sunset. The light...

Instagram Pod

I posted about creating an instagram pod in the business group but figured i would post in here as well. If anyone is interested in either starting up or adding me to a pod strictly for landscape photography, please let me know! Looking to get 10 to 15 people before starting one up...

Feedback for a newbie, please...

I've just discovered the joy (and challenge) of macro photography, actually by accident, and now I'm hooked. These are a couple of my first attempts.

I'd greatly appreciate any comments, criticisms, feedback, etc... Anything to help me learn to take a better photo.

Thanks in advance!