In this Live Event, I am accompanied by guest and longtime friend, Jim Welninski. Jim is a fellow photography educator who goes above and beyond the norm with his insights on artistry. Jim is an Artist-Photographer, the best of the best, and he has a lot of knowledge in the creative arts. During this Event […]
In this Live Event, I will take you on our trip to Catalina Island. As with many trips we have an intention in mind, and more often than not it does not go as planned. In the case of the Catalina Island trip, I wanted it to be two-fold. One, take some awesome pictures of the […]
The second Live Event for the release of Palette Effects 2.0. In this event, we will discuss how I use Palette Effects 2.0 to make my composites pop!
Here is the Live Event Replay from Palette Effects 2.0 It originally aired on September 21st at 2PM Central. It covers a few of the new features in Palette Effects that I think you will find helpful!
In this Live Event, I shared my adventure through Zion National Park. Matt Kloskowski and I made an impromptu trip out to the park to shoot, chat, and enjoy the countryside. It was a blast! We used this book as a reference to make it through the park. In the event, I discussed a couple […]
In this Live Event, I answer all of your questions pertaining to Adobe Camera Raw and Profiles! It is the perfect continuation training to the Adobe Camera Raw courses here on f.64 Elite. I make reference to these courses quite a bit. If you have not watched them yet, they are a wellspring of knowledge […]
Well it has been a year in the making (just about) and the ZSE 5.0 has finally landed 🙂 In this Live Event I will show you how I process both a portrait and a landscape photo with the all-new Zone System Express 5!
Profiles have been in Photoshop for a long time! However, they were always hidden in the camera calibration section and were more techy than user-friendly. Well, now with the update to ACR and Lightroom, Profiles are better and more accessible than ever before! With...
Finding You in Your Work In this Live Event Replay, I cover the importance of finding yourself as an Artist. It is imperative to consider yourself an artist. Labels enable, by labeling yourself as an artist you will be more apt to develop a style that includes more...
France was awesome! We had great food, phenomenal fellowship, and an opportunity to see a lot of places in a short amount of time (with a 9-month-old) 🙂 Beat that! What you will see in this Live Event is a trip through Bourdeaux, St Emilion, and Paris. Most of these excursions were lightning fast, but […]
The Introductory 5 Tone Heat Map Video
I'm not a Scrooge, just a realist... In this Live Event, I will discuss the buying trap I have fallen into in 2017 and how the rapid accumulation of gear has stunted my creative growth. It is not a fun position to be in. Actually, it is quite paralyzing, but it is...
I am so sorry! This was supposed to be live. I started prepping the webinar room at 1:30 thinking I had plenty of time. However, my computer needed to reboot and then miraculously got caught in a one-hour reboot loop. Words cannot describe how bad I feel right...
I this Live Event Replay we will take a nice hike through Olympic National Park all without leaving the comfort of your own home! I recently visited Olympic National Park and had a blast with fellow Elite Member, Jerry Johnson. We shot there from October 22nd through the 25th and had a great experience. It […]
The Live Event for the Release of the Zone System Express 4.0! See it in action on a Portrait and a Landscape!
I recently hosted a Workshop in the Tallgrass National Preserve in Kansas. We had scheduled it perfectly to marry up with the near 4-hour window we were going to have for the Milky Way! Our plan was to hike for a bit in the afternoon to scout locations, post up for...
This was the first time I have ever edited someone else’s RAW file, and I gotta tell ya, it was a blast! I got to edit images from all over the place that I would never have been able to lay my hands on if it weren’t for the awesome people here on f.64 Elite. I […]
The Zone System Express and Palette Effects Live Event Replay! In this Live Event I will show another tutorial where I combine the power of the Zone System Express with Palette Effects. I will also take you on a sneak peak of the new Zone System Express 4.0. I am...
Here is the Live Event Replay for the long awaited Palette Effects! I talked about finding and honing a creative vision as well as how to use the Palette Effects panel to easily craft your artistic style.
An Introduction to Palette Effects! I apologize for the quality. The Webinar Jam software is currently transitioning from the Google Hangouts platform and migrating to their own platform. There are some hiccups. Well, Palette Effects is not going to be released until May 11th, but I wanted to give you a preview and the […]
In this Live Event, I will discuss the Adventure to Arches National Park! It was a lot of fun traveling there with Hudson Henry. He is a much more extreme adventure photographer than I will ever be and I learned a ton from traveling with him. We only had about 72...
I am often asked, "Blake does the ZSE work with Portraits?" It sure does! I don't tend to think about it as does it work with this genre or that, I think about everything regarding the workflow process. What do we need to edit? Tone, Color, and Artistic Effects....
HDR… It is not Dead; it is Evolving! In this Live Event, I will take you on a little journey down memory lane with HDR Photography. For me it all started in 2010, February 28th to be exact. I made my first bracketed set of images for HDR and ran them through Photomatix, it […]
All of Blake’s Family Christmas Cards from 2010 – 2016! In this Live Event Replay, we will take a look at all of Blake’s Christmas Cards from 2010 til now! They are a lot of fun, but moreover, you can learn a lot about looking at your work from years past. Your main takeaways from […]
Ask Me Anything about the ZSE Live Webinar! This webinar was designed to kill two birds with one stone so to speak. I first wanted to test a new webinar platform that allows me to interact more with the users. There is a chat screen and a questions section in the webinar which was not […]
Beyond Comprehension – The Webinar Replay October 22 and 23rd I was in Chicago teaching a 2 day Workshop. The first day was all about shooting and the second was a post processing session with Jim Welninski at the Richard Stromberg Chicago Photography Classes (RSCPC) studio. We had a blast! One of our very own, Rick […]
It has been a long time coming and boy was it a rough evening for me. I just had to laugh it off, despite my frustrations! I prepped all day for this event, I had everything ready. I started the webinar, just to find out in the end that no one could see it. At […]