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Art of Lighting
Join us here to de-mystify the art of lighting, where we show you how to use your flash unit, studio strobes and all other kinds of artificial light sources to greatly enhance your images in the studio and on location whether you are shooting portraits, still life, architecture, or images of nature.

Articles

Basic Photography - Foundation Concepts
Did you start out shooting with a digital camera and never had the time to learn about the basic concepts of photography? Exposure, understanding your basic camera controls, lens choice, camera placement and understanding the fundamentals of natural light light are just some of the concepts that will be discussed here.

Community Assignments Top Select Video
Craig showcases top images submitted from each assignment in these videos.

Craig Tanner
Features and News from Craig Tanner

Digital Photography Darkroom
So, what happens after the shutter clicks? Your photograph isn't finished yet. Taking the picture is just a small part of the overall process of communicating effectively as a photographer. Join us in the digital darkroom to see how various post-processing techniques can be used to make your images sing.

Features Sorted by Year/Month
Features sorted by year and month. This category is a work in progress.

From Start To Finish
In this feature Craig Tanner chooses from among his favorite personal and commercial images and then walks you through the entire process of creation including everything from conceptualizing the image, location scouting, equipment choices and field techniques, image selection and post-processing.

Inspiration
Feeling uninspired with your photography? Feeling stuck in a rut? Need a boost to bring back the passion? Join us in this section to see inspiring photographer portfolios, workshop portfolios, tutorials and articles that encourage and support you in consider new ways of thinking and new ways of seeing the world around you.

Light Diary
The Light Diary Vidcast series explores the how and why behind the images that Craig posts weekly to his blog. Craig weaves a blend of technical and philosophical information to tell the personal back stories behind each week's worth of images.

Marti Jeffers
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Member Tips & Tricks
Video tutorials for members using our community/forum.

Most Recent Content
Our most recent content to the site.

News & Announcements
Our latest news and announcements

Night Photography
The sun has set and the light is fading. Night Photographers know this is just when things start to get interesting. Join us here for tutorials and articles that cover the full gamut of night photography possibilities from helpful equipment tips to technical considerations like calculating exposure and managing noise to working with the endless qualities of light that illuminate the dark at night.

Oldies But Goodies
Missing some of the older featured content? Longing to revisit one from days gone by? Did you miss one that discussed a concept you wanted to see? Here you will find a selection of our favorite oldies that we brought back to share with you.

Photo of the Week

Photography Assignments - The Mindful Eye Photography School
Looking to be more creative as a photographer? Look no further than the inspiration of TME Photography School Community Assignments. Every two weeks we launch a new assignment and we create a thread on our community for sharing the results of your work and giving and receiving assignment feedback and encouragement. We also showcase top images submitted from each assignment in photography video and in an exclusive assignment gallery. Watch these TME community photography assignment videos for great photography tips and inspiration.

Photography Critique
The daily photography critique is an ongoing class in the fundamentals of composition. Each photography video tutorial delivers a supportive review of your images and our "in a perfect world" suggestions for improvement - all done in the context of teaching the foundation concepts and language of the elements of visual design here at the TME Photography School.

Photography Equipment
Overwhelmed by technical reviews of camera bodies, lenses, and other photography equipment? Wondering if you even need all this stuff? Come in and check out some of the latest offerings in equipment as well as some items that have been around for a while. In a no nonsense way we tell you what equipment we like and how to use it to expand your photographic possibilties.

Photography Workshops - The Mindful Eye Photography School
We are pleased to announce the following workshops. To register for a workshop, to be placed on a waiting list, or for any workshop related questions please use our online contact form.

Thank you for considering joining us and we hope to see you on a workshop in the near future!

Podcasts
Want to grab it and go? Or, just sit in your cozy space and listen? In this section, you will find podcasts covering various topics related to photography, creativity, your approach to art and -- sometimes -- to life. So, curl up with a good podcast, or load it onto your iPod and hit the road.

Workshop Spotlight
These videos showcase educational and inspiring images and great learning moments from the assignment images created by the participants of Craig's hands-on, location workshops. Join us here to get powerful tips and suggestions that can dramatically improve your work within a subject specific area of photography.



Next Step: The Artist's Journey - 2012 - (**FULL**) Creativity Photography Workshop
April 1st - 7th, 2012, Instructor: Craig Tanner
The Next Step workshop is about peeling away fear, expectation and convention and finding the passion, purpose and the heart of your work as an artist. This workshop is about getting who you truly... [Read More]
Photography Critique - Impromptu Portrait - Savannah, GA
"Scott" by Craig Tanner
In today's Daily Critique Craig looks at a powerful impromptu portrait and discusses the following: - quality and quanity of light and impromptu portraits - shallow depth of field - formal balance - color... [Read More]
Photography Critique - Space Mountain and Storm - Disneyland
"Kristopher from California" by Craig Tanner
In today's Daily Critique Craig looks at a powerful architectural/ landscape photograph and discusses the following: - aperture and image quality - negative space and implied mass and weight -... [Read More]
The Great Photo Finish - Spotlight Effect and Rescaling for Balance - Keychain Covered Bike
In this part two of a two part episode of The Great Photo Finish video tutorial series Craig looks at a photograph previously discussed on the Daily Critique and shows you the details of Photoshop work he did to create a spotlight effect on the main... [Read More]
The Great Photo Finish - Creating a Spotlight Effect - Keychain Covered Bike
In this part one of a two part episode of The Great Photo Finish video tutorial series Craig looks at a photograph previously discussed on the Daily Critique and shows you the details of Photoshop work he did to create a spotlight effect on the main... [Read More]
Photo of the Week - Wrought Iron and Sego Palm - Savannah, GA
"Sam from Pennsylvania" by Craig Tanner
In this week's Photo of the Week on the Daily Critique Craig looks at a powerful still life photograph and discusses the following: Metadata - IR converted Nikon D200, 45mm EFL, ISO 200, f8.0@... [Read More]
Photo of the Week - Wrought Iron and Sego Palm - Savannah, GA
In this week's Photo of the Week on the Daily Critique Craig looks at a powerful still life photograph and discusses the following: Metadata - IR converted Nikon D200, 45mm EFL, ISO 200, f8.0@ 1/60th - shooting in black and white to become a... [Read More]
Photography Critique - Keychain Covered Bike - Key West, FL
"Clayton from Georgia" by Craig Tanner
In today's Daily Critique Craig looks at a powerful street photograph and discusses the following: - choosing extraordinary subjects - gesture and quality of line - understanding basic ways to... [Read More]
Photography Critique - Davenport Beach Sunset - Davenport Beach, CA
"Dave from California" by Craig Tanner
In today's Daily Critique Craig looks at a powerful landscape photograph and discusses the following: - super wide effective focal lengths and perspective distortion - the advantage of shutter speeds... [Read More]
Photo of the Week - Elephant in the Bush - Botswana, Africa
"Sara from Washington" by Craig Tanner
In this week's Photo of the Week on the Daily Critique Craig looks at a powerful wildlife/landscape photograph and discusses the following: - the power of black and white in scenes with complicated light... [Read More]







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