Photo Tutorials That Will Actually Help You Take Action (and better pictures)

Posted on April 11, 2014 by Matt Hunckler

I both love and hate the internet.

As a beginner photographer, I feel so lucky to have access to millions of learning resources online. At the same time, the web can feed me its morsels of information until I’m gorged, exhausted, and uninspired.

That’s why I love it when I find tutorials that are easy to follow and actionable. I’ve nearly worn out my poor little MacBook surfing the top (and bottom) sites on photography. I found some tutorials that appeal to the three roles I find myself playing as someone trying to capture some magic through my lens…


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A new era for CameraSim

Posted on January 13, 2014 by Jon Arnold

Uh, testing…is this thing on?

Wh-hello! It’s been a while since I’ve posted an update, but don’t let the sound of crickets here fool you; a LOT of good stuff has been happening. Here’s a quick update on the goings-on of 2013 and where CameraSim is heading in 2014.

CameraSim…coming at you in 3D

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Lytro’s light field camera: first look

Posted on March 25, 2012 by Jon Arnold

A couple weeks ago at SXSW, I got to see the Lytro folks showing off their new “light field camera.” In case you haven’t heard of this, it’s a new type of camera that captures light data (a.k.a. “light fields”) rather than light focused on a 2D plane like all cameras – digital or film – have done for the last 150+ years.

Lytro light field camera

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Creative Christmas cards

Posted on November 24, 2011 by Jon Arnold

An annual holiday tradition in my family is to make our own (hopefully) creative Christmas cards. Here’s the last 13 years of our work that I hope will inspire you to produce your own creative Christmas cards. Enjoy!

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