Removing high ISO noise without noise reduction tools

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Today I’m going to show you how to remove noise from images taken at high ISO (e.g. ISO 1000 or above) without any noise reduction tools/filters...

Master Photographers International Award

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I'm happy to announce that 8 of my landscape/nature entries to MPI (Master Photographers International) 2019 ICC (International Image Challenge) have been selected...

Patagonia in Autumn

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This one is one of my favorite shots I've ever taken in Argentina, Patagonia on one of my trips there. It did involve some hiking, but the hike wasn't horribly bad and long. I think this particular spot was just shy of 7 miles to hike to...

Quicksilver Moon

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I took this shot while waiting for the Blood Moon over at Trona Pinnacles in Sierra Nevada several months ago. I actually like the "normal" Moon image better than the blood moon, which looks like orange painted/tinted...

Pixel Density & 500/600 Rule

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In this tutorial I’d like to explain and mathematically prove that the so-called night photography 500-rule (or frequently used 600-rule) breaks and with current high-density-sensor DSLRs we can’t rely on it when taking pictures at night...