Essays, Thoughts & Photos

14th Annual Lone Tree Photography Show CALL FOR ENTRIES!

March 6, 2016

Photograph © George A. Jardine For those of you living in the Colorado area, the Lone Tree Photography Club is hosting their annual Photography Show, and the competition is now open for entries. As part of my judging duties this event, I’ll also be offering a special, one-of-a-kind workshop at the center. (Times for this […]

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Speaking Of Updates . . .

April 24, 2015

Photograph © George A. Jardine Kinkaku-ji, almost exactly 30 years later.

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Seattle On A Perfect Evening . . .

January 16, 2015

Photograph © George A. Jardine Need I say more?

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If You’re Purchasing Videos . . .

November 26, 2014

Photograph © Martin Sammtleben If you’re thinking of purchasing online videos via Paypal sometime between now and December 15, please understand that I am traveling in Northeast India with Geraldine and Martin from Wild Photography Holidays. I will have occasional access to e-mail, but my responses probably won’t be instantaneous. If you purchase using Paypal, […]

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Coyotes Are Active In This Area!

November 18, 2014

Photograph © George A. Jardine Ummmmm . . . you don’t say. Driving around south Denver yesterday, I stumbled on this. I didn’t have a “real” camera handy, but I snapped a frame or two with a OnePlus cell phone, that has 13 megapixel camera. And… it shoots raw. This is the full, un-cropped frame […]

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A Workflow Essay On DAM That Never Saw The Light Of Day . . .

October 8, 2014

Photograph © George A. Jardine I was recently asked to write a piece for an organization on Digital Asset Management, and one of the requirements was that it be 400 words. I didn’t push back on this requirement, or even ask why. But it reminded me of negotiating with one of the fast-food style video […]

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A Few Pictures From Venice . . .

September 27, 2014

GPS: 45°26’16” N 12°20’7″ E Photograph © George A. Jardine We’re back from our bi-annual ICP workshop in Venice. This year we had a record number of students, and they were—by far—my best group ever. We were very lucky to have such a fabulous range of talent and personalities. Thanks to our students, this workshop […]

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Adobe’s Creative Cloud Plan for Photographers . . .

August 7, 2014

Photographs © George A. Jardine Recently I was doing a bit of consulting with at a prominent photographer’s studio in Aspen and found that they were still using Photoshop CS6 for their retouching, which is not at all uncommon. I asked why not upgrade to the Creative Cloud version of Photoshop, and the answer was […]

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A Guest Blog For Jakob de Boer . . .

July 9, 2014

Photograph © George A. Jardine Jakob de Boer has been a customer, advocate and friend for several years. When he built his new website he asked me to contribute a guest blog entry, and so… guess what I decided to talk about? Library organization! Here’s the link. Jakob is a fantastic photographer, and so I […]

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A New Article For Digital Photo Pro Magazine . . .

April 17, 2014

Photographs and Graphics © George A. Jardine Just published in the May / June issue of Digital Photo Pro Magazine, a new article on what makes up a raw file, and how you can use it to your advantage. To read the new article at, click here. To see all my free videos and […]

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