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Book: Landscapes in Lightroom 5: The Essential Step-by-Step Guide Author: Michael Frye Overview Lightroom 5 is the latest offering from Adobe. Its not your typical graphics software but is mainly built as a digital darkroom for processing your digital photographs. If you are new to the software or upgrading or just new in photography and want to learn how to process your images, this book is for you. It will definetly help if you have… Read More

After a fun time photographing in the Flume Gorge, we went to The Basin. There is no actual trail but  a paved path to this natural fall. Thousands of years of rushing water has eroded the rock into a smooth, circular cave-like formation. We spent a good 1 hour over here. The image above is the first stop. They have a wooden rail around this area so it becomes a bit difficult to… Read More

Things don’t always go as per plan. Mine didn’t go well either. A friend and I planned for some night photography, mainly for the milky-way and the star trails in the White Mountains Area. We planned it 3 weeks in advance and when the day came to head out we had intense overcast and chance of rain. That was the situation for the entire weekend. Our plan was to be out all… Read More

The final part of our trip was a Cruise. We drove down from Denali to a town called Cooper Landing in the Kenai Peninsula. We did not realize that Whittier, which is where we had to take our cruise from was equi-distant from Copper Landing and Anchorage. We really did not have to come all the way down. But I’m glad we did. The drive was beautiful, infact almost every inch of… Read More

After the sightseeing in and around Anchorage on day 1, we drove to Denali National Park and preserve the next morning. The drive was very pretty and scenic. There were low lying clouds , mist and rain on the hills along the road. It was a little gloomy if you were alone, but we were about 5 of us so it was a lot of fun. The problem with Alaska is that… Read More