MATT KLOSKOWSKI
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I just saw this really cool video about the Microsoft Windows XP wallpaper, “Bliss”. It’s an 8 minute video from the photographer, Charles ‘O Rear, that took the photo. It’s about...

Trillium Lake

Lately, I’ve seen a few questions about horizon lines and getting them straight. It seems like a no-brainer right? Straighten your photo – whether it’s in camera or in Lightroom/Photoshop later....

500px Top 48

I was reading the Fstoppers.com website the other day and came across a cool article called “The Top 48 Photographers To Follow On 500px“. The whole list isn’t all just landscape...

DJI Phantom Quad

Last week, I posted some thoughts about the quad copters/drones that have become really popular lately. I mostly posted about how I personally didn’t find them useful for landscape photography. This...

Skippy Sky Cloud Weather

Last week I posted about 7 tips to help scout locations for landscape photographers. Well, one of the blog readers (All I have of their name is their profile which reads...

Exposure Magazine Lee Filters

One of my friends, Brett Silverton, pointed me to a new (free) e-Magazine from Lee Filters (makers of the Big Stopper long exposure filter, among others). So I downloaded the first...

DJI Phantom Quad

Hey everyone. I’m in Indianapolis today getting ready for my Lightroom 5 seminar. If you’re attending please make sure you come up and say hi. I’ve got one coming up on...

handfshow1

A few weeks ago I posted that I was a guest on TV show called “The Home and Family Show”, and giving some photography tips. The show airs on the Hallmark...

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Last week I posted a photo I took in Breckenridge, Colorado. In the post I had mentioned that I didn’t know the area and that I got somewhat lucky in picking...

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I just got back from spring break skiing in Breckenridge, CO with the fam. I guess one of the benefits of traveling a lot for work, is that you build up...

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Last week I posted a cityscape of Los Angeles. Well, the photo I posted had the sun coming up behind me so the sky had virtually no good color to it....

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Hey everyone. First off, a big thanks to all of you that came out to my Lightroom seminar in LA yesterday. I had a blast. Great crowd, great vibe and we...

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Good morning LA! (and everyone else) I’m in Los Angeles today for my Lightroom seminar. I’m still kinda on east coast time so I was awake pretty early and decided to...

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photowhoa

If you’ve never been to PhotoWhoa.com, you need to check out their site. It’s a photography blog/store with lots of great stories along with lots of great deals on photography stuff....

Seattle Photography

It’s really funny how things happen. Last week I taught a seminar in Houston and posted about how I met up with some photographers the night before and photographed the city...

second_beach

I get asked all the time what filters I carry. And many times, whenever I recommend filters on one of my online training courses or shows/webcasts, people will comment on my...

Downtown Houston

I arrived in Houston Sunday afternoon for my Lightroom seminar today and was greeted by some beautiful clouds that looked like it would shape up for a great sunset. Luckily, my...

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Last December, I traveled to Sacramento for one of my Lightroom seminars. I did as I always do and checked the map to see what’s close to Sacramento and I noticed...

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Where: Houston, TX When: Monday February 17th, 2014 What: Everything you want to learn about Lightroom 5 Sponsor: KelbyOne.com Live Events Location: George R. Brown Convention Center

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The photo above is from Death Valley’s Racetrack Playa and was posted on the Death Valley Facebook page. It’s a popular photo spot in Death Valley and thousands of photographers flock...

prophotoexpo

I’m teaching my Lightroom seminar in Richmond, VA today and then heading straight to Cincinnati to teach at the Pro Photo Expo 2014. If you’re in the area I hope you...

landscapeebook

Hey there and happy Monday. I just wanted to let you know that my new eBook is out (and my first eBook-only, not print, book). It’s called Landscape Photography Workflow Using...

downtown_lg

I’m getting ready to teach the first tour stop for my Lightroom 5 seminar this year in Covington, KY (across the river from Cincinnati). I got in to my hotel yesterday...

coldgear2

Okay, I’m going to admit this right up front. This is not a photography tip. The headline I wrote is totally meant to grab attention (hope it worked) But I really...

photowhoaebook2

For all of you landscape photographers out there, I just saw over on PhotoWhoa.com that they have a free ebook called The Landscape Collective. It’s a collection of landscape, cityscape and...

canon5d

I’ve gotten a lot of questions lately over why I’ve been shooting Canon gear. And rightly so. During the course of the year, I personally come in to contact with thousands...

bridgecurse

I mentioned the other day that I’d be in San Francisco this week and was looking for some places to shoot. I’ve also posted (several times before) of my bad luck...

sanfrantrip

Hey everyone. I’m heading out to San Francisco today for an Adobe event. It’s not really a shooting event and I’m not sure how much time I’ll have, but the Bay...

longexposureclass

It’s been a long time coming but my Long Exposure Photography class is finally here. Because of a few tweaks in the release calendar for Kelby One (formerly Kelby Training), it...

timelimit

Yesterday on our live talk show, The Grid, we talked about ways to become a better photographer in 2014. One of the things we talked about was how it’s okay to...

keystep

Hey everyone. Today on our live talk show, The Grid, we’re going to go back to a topic we covered last year – the key steps to becoming a better photographer...

longexposureclass1

Hey there and happy Monday. You may notice a little bit of a blog facelift. I tested out about 20 different blog themes and came across the one you see here...

star_after

Hey everyone. First off, if you’ve noticed me a bit absent lately, it’s because I’ve totally been taking it easy over the holiday. I finished my last Lightroom seminar on Dec....

ononewebcast

Hey everyone. I’m really psyched to be doing a FREE webcast today with onOne Software. They just released Photo Suite 8 and some of the effects in it are so good...

landscapegearholiday2

Okay, I know there’s a ton of holiday gear lists out there. But I haven’t found a good one for landscape photographers specifically. So, I recently went through my camera bag/closet/gear...

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Over the years I’ve learned to never believe the weather forecast. I looked at my weather app the morning I was getting up to shoot Sand Harbor at Lake Tahoe and...

bonzaipost

I’m getting ready to teach my Lightroom seminar today in Sacramento. We have almost 400 photographers signed up so it looks like it’s going to be a great day. I arrived...

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I’ll admit it, I’ve always said when it comes to landscape photography I rarely ever shoot at any f-stops other than smaller apertures (f/11, f/16). Those smaller apertures help to get...

longexposuregear

A few weeks ago I recorded a Long Exposure photography class for KelbyTraining.com online. As the class gets closer to the release date, I wanted to write a quick list of...