Uncle Lee’s Photography Tips

Here’s some two-cent advice regarding how to improve your photography. You’d be surprised how far a few basic rules will take you: COMPOSITION Understand and use the Rule of Thirds composition strategy. Most cameras have...

Free Lightroom Preset: Vintage Wildlife Mono

Inspired by the beautiful wildlife images by photographer Manuela Kulpa and her African Souls series, I've created this Lightroom preset called "Vintage Wildlife Mono". It includes a radial filter. After applying the preset, move and resize...

Free Lightroom Preset – Mood Indigo

Here's a free Lightroom preset I created for use with color images of bands in bars and nightclubs. It applies blue split toning to the image, decreases the clarity a bit, and adds in some film...

Free Lightroom Preset – Gritty City

Here's a free Lightroom preset called "Gritty City." I created this as a way to quickly warm up, vignette, and "grittify" urban landscapes, street scenes, industrial decay, etc. It uses a custom tone curve,...

Free Lightroom Preset — HyperReality

Here is a free Lightroom 5 preset I created called "HyperReality". It pushes up clarity, lowers highlights, raises shadows, and applies some vibrance and saturation changes. It also applies some sharpening. Like most of...

Empty Decatur – A Photo Project

Inspired by Duane Michals' Empty New York exhibition from the 1960's, I decided to grab my Nikon D5200 and head out into my home town of Decatur, Georgia early one Sunday morning. The resulting images...

The Top 10 Most Amazing Photographs of 2012

Based on votes by the community members at Reddit.com, here are the ten most beautiful and interesting photographs posted to the Internet in 2012. Click any image to see the full-sized version of it: 1:...

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