Articles

Following, you will find a list of articles that will help answer your photography questions. If you still have questions, e-mail them to me. I’ll get back to you with answers, and may even write an article about your question.

Do you want to use these articles on your website or newsletter? Go ahead, but there are two rules:
1 – You can’t edit the article in any way without my consent.
2 – You must include the Signature Box that appears after each article.

I would also appreciate it if you would send me a link, or copy, of where you used my article.

Have Fun,
Jeff

Jeff’s Arizona Adventures – South Kaibab Trail, Grand Canyon
Check out my first hike below the rim of the Grand Canyon. It’s great, and you should try it.

Jeff’s Arizona Adventures – Kachina Trail
If you’re in the Flagstaff area, and want a short or long hike in an Aspen and Pine forest, check out the Kachina Trail.

Jeff’s Arizona Adventures – Lenox Crater Hike
How would you like to hike up an extinct volcano? Check out this article to see how you can do this in Flagstaff, Arizona.

Jeff’s Arizona Adventures – Walnut Canyon National Monument
Check out the amazing Native American ruins at Walnut Canyon.

Jeff’s Arizona Adventures – The Arboretum at Flagstaff
If you love butterflies, want to get out of the heat and enjoy a great day in nature, then head on over to The Arboretum at Flagstaff.

Make Your Unusable Photographs, Beautiful
If you’re like me, you take a lot of nature photographs, and you know that nature doesn’t always offer blue skies with fluffy white clouds. I’ve photographed in rain, snow, strong wind, lightning storms and fog, and always get usable photographs.

Film Photography, Give It A Shot
Are you thinking of giving film photography a try? There are a few things you should know before running out the door to expose your first roll of film.

Film Is NOT The “F” Word
Contrary to popular belief, 35mm film photography never went away. And it’s making a sizeable comeback. Maybe you should give it a try.

Jeff’s Arizona Adventures – The Petrified Forest And Painted Desert
Take a step into the past and see trees that have turned into beautiful stone, fossils and the colorful Painted Desert.

Jeff’s Arizona Adventures – Winslow
Winslow has an amazing history, and it’s the perfect place to stay if you want to visit the Petrified Forest and the Painted Desert. And the best place to stay in Winslow is the amazing La Posada Hotel.

How To Make Scary Photographs For Halloween
This article will show you how to use presets to make regular photographs look scary. It includes lots of links to sites offering free presets.

How to select a commercial photographer for your business
If you need photographs for marketing, advertising, promotion, executive portraits or any other purpose, read this article to learn how to select the right photographer for your business.

How to survive as a professional photographer
Being a photographer today is tough. Read this article for tips on how to survive.

How to take photographs on a windy day
You’ve been planning that special trip for months. But when you show up the wind is blowing and every tree, bush and flowers is swaying and shaking. What do you do? This article will tell you how to deal with the wind and still get great photographs.

Jeff’s Arizona Adventures – Butterfly Wonderland
If you love butterflies, you’ll want to read this article.

The Lightning Bug – lightning trigger
Learn why the Lightning Bug is a great tool that will help you get more photographs of lightning.

What software I use instead of Photoshop
If you’re like me, and refuse to rent your software, check out the software I use to replace Adobe Photoshop.

Decorating with photographs,  selecting colors to set a mood
You can set the mood of your home or office with the use of color. Find out what colors set what moods.

How To Sell Your Own Stock Photographs
If you’re thinking of selling your photographs as stock images from your site, you need to read this first. The PPA (Professionsal Photographers of America) selected this article as one of the best 10 blog posts of the week.

Do you need photographs for your business? Then you need to know this
This article goes over usage of photographs. You, and your clients, need to read this.

What to charge for your prints
If you want to sell your own prints in stores, galleries, art shows and more, then read this article.

How To Sell Products From Your Website
Are you considering selling products from your website but don’t know where to begin? Then check out this article to find answers to your questions.

Press Releases: Including Photographs Is Vital
If you use press releases to promote your business, and you should, you need to read this article.

10 Alternatives To Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom And Adobe’s Creative Cloud
If you’re like me, and don’t want to rent your software from Adobe’s Creative Cloud, then you will want to read this article. You will find software for PC and Mac, with prices between free and under $300, that should meet all of your photo processing needs.

Creating More Time In Your Day
Learn how I freed up 5 days a month, and learn how you can free up more time too.

My New Ultra-Adaptable, And Inexpensive, Camera Daypack
I needed to get a daypack to carry my camera equipment, food and water. After doing a lot of research and talking to other photographers, here’s my versatile and inexpensive solution.

How To Photograph Lightning, And Live To Tell About It
Photographing lightning is fun, exciting and dangerous. In this article I tell you how to stay safe, and how to use your camera to get great lightning photographs.

Make A Complex Photo Mask With A Pen Tablet
I’ll show you how I used my new pen tablet to make a complex mask in Photoshop. It was fast, easy and a whole lot of fun.

Improve Your Photographs With Depth Of Field
Learn how to use Depth of Field to improve your photographs by choose what is, and what isn’t, in focus.

Photographs, The Way To Increase Sales Of Your Articles
If you’re a writer looking for a way to increase sales, you’ll want to read this article.

Earn Money With Travel Photography
Do you want your photographs to pay for part or all of your travel expenses? If so, read this.

Your Television Could Be Ruining Your Photograph’s Composition
Learn how to improve your composition with the Rule Of Thirds.

I Want To See Nose Hairs – Getting Close To Your Subject
Don’t be afraid to get close, very close, to your subject.