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The Fix 14: Purple Skies Over the Rippon Winery

The Fix 14: Purple Skies Over the Rippon Winery

Focus of Episode: Using the Clone Stamp Tool in Photoshop In this episode of The FIX, I show you the editing behind a shot that was posted as Photo of the Week on August 27th, called Purple Skies at Rippon Winery. I took the photo in the summer of 2017 while...

POW: The Winding Road

POW: The Winding Road

DESCRIPTION   There's certain places that I go where I find myself wondering what it would look like from above. Thankfully, I'm usually able to answer those questions with the aerial perspective that I can get with my quadcopter (a DJI Phantom 4). This would be...

POW: Super Trees in Singapore

POW: Super Trees in Singapore

DESCRIPTION   Singapore is by far one of my favourite cities that I’ve ever visited. It’s quite large but very clean and easy to get around. Everywhere you look there seems to be cool lights, tall buildings, green spaces, and shopping malls. We’re currently...

The Fix 13: High Above Lake Wanaka on Coromandel Peak

The Fix 13: High Above Lake Wanaka on Coromandel Peak

Focus of Episode: Creating Contrast Between Warm and Cold Colours In this episode of The FIX, I show you the editing behind a shot that was posted as Photo of the Week on July 2, called High Above Lake Wanaka on Coromandel Peak. I took the photo in 2017 while living...

New Zealand: Leaving the Country After a Year

New Zealand: Leaving the Country After a Year

Well, it seems crazy to think that exactly one year ago we were flying over to New Zealand and I was writing about leaving our home in Canada. At the time, it seemed like our time in New Zealand stretched out in front of us like an eternity, but after plenty of...

POW: High Tide at the Moeraki Boulders

POW: High Tide at the Moeraki Boulders

DESCRIPTION   The Moeraki Boulders are quite a famous spot on the eastern coast of New Zealand. They're about an hour north of Dunedin near a town called Hampden. There are quite a few of these boulders (apparently there were a lot more before people started...

What’s New in Macphun’s Aurora HDR 2018?

What’s New in Macphun’s Aurora HDR 2018?

Aurora HDR 2018 - Everything You Need to Know Not very long ago I wrote a full review on Aurora HDR and now, a new version has just been released. A company called Macphun is the creator behind the program and released the first version of Aurora HDR back...

POW: The Window to Bridal Veil Falls

POW: The Window to Bridal Veil Falls

DESCRIPTION   New Zealand isn't really well known for its amazing waterfalls, but there definitely are a few awesome ones in the country. Bridal Veil falls on the western coast of the North Island is one to check out and it's easy to get to. The falls are a quick...

The Fix 12: Rainy Day at Bruarfoss

The Fix 12: Rainy Day at Bruarfoss

Focus of Episode: Stitching Panoramas in Photoshop In this episode of The FIX, I show you the editing behind a shot that was posted as Photo of the Week on January 1, called Rainy Day at Bruarfoss. I took the photo in the summer of 2016 on a trip to Iceland with a...

POW: Lone Tree in Vinales

POW: Lone Tree in Vinales

DESCRIPTION   Of all the places that Hilary and I travelled to in Cuba, I think Vinales was probably my favourite. We went to Vinales directly after Havana and the quiet and calm of the small town and countryside was a total relief from the overwhelm of Havana....

POW: Purple Skies at Rippon Winery

POW: Purple Skies at Rippon Winery

DESCRIPTION   It always takes a bit of an effort to get up for sunrise, but most of the time it's definitely worth it. On this particular morning, I had a day off of work and woke up to catch the sunrise at the Rippon winery which is just a few minutes out of...

The FIX 11: Standing on Top of the World

The FIX 11: Standing on Top of the World

Focus of Episode: Basic Photo Edit in Lightroom In this episode of The FIX, I show you the editing behind a shot that was posted as Photo of the Week on February 26th, called Standing on Top of the World.  There's a bit of a long story that goes along with this...

POW: Kirkjufell Mountain in Iceland

POW: Kirkjufell Mountain in Iceland

DESCRIPTION   Iceland is covered with really unique looking mountains and landscapes, but one in particular that has become quite famous is called Kirkjufell. The famous picture of this mountain is taken from a waterfall called Kirkjufellsfoss. Instead of that...

POW: Coronet Peak Mountain Biking

POW: Coronet Peak Mountain Biking

DESCRIPTION   I've been really lucky during our trip to New Zealand to be able to do a lot of mountain biking. First, I got a job at a bike shop which allowed me to afford all of the gear as I hadn't brought anything with me from Canada. And second, we ended up...

Video: Flying Over Lindis Pass

Video: Flying Over Lindis Pass

https://youtu.be/1SlneSl0Qc4 Don't forget to change the setting to HD for the best quality! Video Description: After spending nearly a year in New Zealand, we've seen pretty much all of the seasons. Although the winters here are quite cold and the days are...

POW: Island Lake Reflection

POW: Island Lake Reflection

DESCRIPTION   When you're somewhere really cool, it's hard to capture the feeling of the place in a picture. This is especially true when you're somewhere vast and epic like a quiet mountain lake surrounded by towering rocky peaks of mountains. In these cases,...

The FIX 10: The Chapel Bridge in Lucerne Switzerland

The FIX 10: The Chapel Bridge in Lucerne Switzerland

Focus of Episode: HDR Merging in Lightroom and How to Use the Split Toning Panel In this episode of The FIX, I show you the editing behind a shot that was posted as Photo of the Week on May 7th, called Chapel Bridge in Lucerne Switzerland. As you have probably already...

POW: Entering the Fog

POW: Entering the Fog

DESCRIPTION   On the North Island of New Zealand, there is a hike called the Tongariro Crossing that is very famous. It's around 20km's long and is a thru-hike which means that you have to either shuttle a vehicle or arrange transportation from one end to the...

POW: Charles Bridge in Prague

POW: Charles Bridge in Prague

DESCRIPTION   A few years ago, Hilary and I made our first trip through Europe with our last stop being Prague in the Czech Republic. Lots of people say that Prague is the most beautiful city in Europe and they're probably not wrong. Charles Bridge is one of the...

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