Turnagain Chaos

The word chaos is used to evoke situations of confusion, disorder, randomness and unpredictability. In the 1980s, chaos took on an expanded meaning as scientists developed chaos theory to describe the behavior of complex systems. Governed by nonlinear mathematics, chaos…

Walk With Me

What makes some photos more visually appealing than others? As landscape photographers we are blessed – and sometimes overwhelmed – with a variety of compositional tools, many borrowed from painters. The rule of thirds, power shapes, the psychology of colors,…

Negative Clarity

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines clarity as “the quality or state of being clear.” Conventional teaching on post-processing with Lightroom says the clarity slider is primarily used to give an image more definition or “punch.” Moving the slider to the right…