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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Wildflower Photography

Join us as we learn more about John Koscinski’s Wildflower and Bird Photography in this Topaz User Spotlight!

Bird Photography

ABOUT: The white-breasted nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis) is a small songbird of the nuthatch family and forages for insects on trunks and branches and is able to move head-first down trees.

About John

I’m a Graphic Designer, worked 5 years in a studio, and I have my own studio now. I got into photography doing Wildlife and Flower photography with the Audubon about 15 years ago and I do Wildlife and Flower Photography for their magazine and newsletter.

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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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The Skiy is on Fire by Jim Harris

Welcome to another post from our Topaz series, Behind the Lens! Today we’ll be learning more about photographer Jim Harris. Learn how Jim got started and learn about timed exposure, hear about creative challenges, and see a gallery of breathtaking images! Read more of Behind the Lens with Jim Harris…

Behind the Lens with Jim Harris

Under the Creative Influence

I come from a family of talented artists. My Mother dabbled in painting but my Uncle, Marty Gunsaullus, was one of my earliest and main influences. He has made his living as an artist in Los Angeles his entire life. Marty is mainly a painter but he did do a lot with black and white film photography back in his early days. That truly inspired me.

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