Author: Harold Davis

Harold Davis

Harold Davis is an award-winning professional photographer. He is the best-selling author of more than 30 books, including The Photoshop Darkroom 2: Creative Digital Transformations (Focal Press.) Harold writes the popular Photoblog 2.0, www.photoblog2.com, and is a regular photography and Photoshop columnist for Photo.net, a photography site with more than one million members. Harold is a popular presenter on a wide range of digital photography and Photoshop topics. His workshops are sought after and often sold out. In addition to writing and photography, Harold has been a software engineer, an enterprise technology consultant, and an Internet company executive. Photographic adventures and assignments have taken him across the Brooks Range, the northernmost mountains in Alaska. He has photographed the World Trade Towers, hanging out of a small plane, followed in the footsteps of Seneca Ray Stoddard, a 19th-century photographer of the Adirondacks, and created human interest photo stories about the residents of Love Canal, an environmental disaster area. Harold is well known for his night photography and experimental ultra-long exposure techniques, use of vibrant, saturated colors in landscape compositions, and beautiful creative floral imagery. He is inspired by the flowers in his garden, hiking in the wilderness, and the work of great artists and photographers including M.C. Escher, Monet, van Gogh, and Edward Weston.

Website: http://www.photoblog2.com

Posts by Harold Davis:

Achieving Your Potential

Contest: An Easter Egg in Achieving Your Potential

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An Easter Egg is a secret; for example, in software often it is a hidden pop-up window with an animation. In software, usually the Easter Egg is activated using a combination of keyboard and mouse actions. We’ve embedded an Easter Egg in one of the color photographs in my latest book, Achieving Your Potential: A Photographers Creative…

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Achieving Your Potential As A Photographer – Focus

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The idea of focus, and focusing, means a number of different things depending upon the domain of discussion: Speaking informally in a general context, and not specifically in a photographic sense, to focus on something is to pay attention to it, presumably because it matter. Within photography, focus is one of the key technical and…

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Achieving Your Potential As A Photographer – Owning Your Creativity

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We’ve all had the experience of photographing a subject that many other photographers have tackled. “Well, duh,” you say, many of us photograph flowers or landscapes or kids or beautiful women. In my workshops, sometimes a group of technically competent photographers will stand in more-or-less the same place, each with roughly comparable gear, and—however much…

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Achieving Your Potential As A Digital Photographer
Recorded Webinar with Harold Davis

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Recently, Focal Press hosted the following webinar featuring Harold Davis where he discussed Achieving Your Potential As A Digital Photographer. Harold Davis is an internationally-known digital artist and award-winning professional photographer. He is the author of many photography books. In addition to his activity as a bestselling book author, Harold Davis is a Moab Master…

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A Webinar with Harold Davis
Achieving your potential as a digital photographer

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Join Harold Davis and Focal Press for a FREE Webinar! Achieving your potential as a digital photographer. December 5th at 5:00 pm GMT / 12:00 pm EST / 9:00 am PST. Achieving your potential as a digital photographer involves so many things—good photographic technique, of course, but also a clear understanding of where you want…

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Finding Subjects that Work in Black and White Photography

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Just because a black and white photo seems colorless, you shouldn’t think that color is irrelevant to a monochromatic photo. Choosing to present an image in black and white can call attention to the colors of the subject in a way that is all the more intense and powerful because it is implied and subtle….

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