Getting to Know You: Behind the Lens with Jill Wellington

When I first saw photos from Jill’s Vintage Val series I knew I wanted to talk to her about it.  As an avid thrift shopper and junk enthusiast myself, I love how Jill incorporates found objects into her vision-driven photos.

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Jill Wellington is a portrait photographer in Michigan.  While she still photographs several sessions a month, she is now teaching photography and photo editing through her blog, video tutorials on her Youtube Channel and weekly newsletter.  She just opened an Etsy shop to sell the digital backgrounds she spent years producing for her own professional photography.

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Street photography, while exciting and spontaneous, can also be intimidating and awkward, seeing that strangers are usually the subject. If you are interested in or new to street photography, you’ll love this video! Nichole Paschal covers some basic tips and ideas on how to capture intriguing moments on the streets.

Originally posted to YouTube on Apr 9, 2012. With over 312,000 views, this is our most popular video ever!

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We are back again with Jeff McPheeters as he shares his technical post-processing workflow to perfecting the storm. Learn tips and tricks for camera settings to yield better storm photography, as well as great tips for perfecting your images.

Did you miss part 1 Into the Storm with Jeff McPheeters or part 2 Catching the Storm with Jeff McPheeters? Well read them before continuing on to part 3!

Jeff McPheeters Storm Photography: Wall Cloud in Kansas

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We are back with Kansas native and photographer, Jeff McPheeters, who shares some insights on how he prepares for catching the storm. Learn how he prepares for photographing different weather patterns, what he looks for to create a great composition, tips and tricks to great storm photography, and more! Did you miss part 1, Into the Storm with Jeff McPheeters? Read it before you read part 2 and then continue onto part 3, Perfecting the Storm with Jeff McPheeters.

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Jeff McPheeters Storm Photography: Lightening over the Lake

Kansas native and avid photographer, Jeff McPheeters, has enjoyed photography of as long as he can recall. While Jeff is known for his amazing landscape photography, learn about the man behind the camera lens and how he finds inspiration in nature.

After reading part 1, continue onto part 2 Catching the Storm with Jeff McPheeters to know how to prepare for photographing weather and then read part 3 Perfecting the Storm with Jeff McPheeters to learn tips and tricks to post-processing weather photography.

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