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Holiday Ginger Beer

     Now that we are into the holiday season, I though that I would share one of the simplest of my favorite recipes for this season. This ginger beer is nice and strong. It hits you in the back of the throat a little if you drink a lot. The heat, of course, can ... Read more


     The past few days here in Santa Barbara County have been beautiful. Clouds roll over the mountains on some days while a crisp blue sky comes out on others. The light in the afternoons has been wonderful as well. The other day, the light on the mountains was magnificent as the clouds shaded ... Read more

The Filter Bar in Lightroom

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Lightroom has many different ways of categorizing images, however, how do you take advantage of all this? One of the easiest ways is to use the filter bar at the top of the screen in the Library module. There are four different options at the top of the bar: text, attribute, metadata, and none. Text ... Read more

Self Portrait


One of the new exciting things happening this year at my school is a new photography club. So far we’ve met once this year. The first meeting went well. We covered a ton of basics to make sure that everyone was on the same page. Then, at the end of the class we were given ... Read more


     Last night and yesterday it finally rained here in Southern California! So far we have gotten 1.15 inches these past few days. Unfortunately, due to classes and other activities I haven’t been able to capture any photos, but I’m hopping that I will be able to take pictures in some weather later this ... Read more

Modules in Lightroom

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Lightroom has seven modules built into it, and each one has different features, different tools, and a different purpose. To give a sense of what Lightroom can do, and what parts of the program do each task, I outline the function and features of each module below. If you want to learn more about Lightroom ... Read more

Removing Shadows

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Earlier this summer, I had a client who wanted some work done on one of her photos: removing the shadows under the eyes. I was sent the photo to correct the problem. There were many different steps and little details to this edit, but I just want to take you through a few of the ... Read more

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