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Shiras Bull Moose at rest

A Shiras bull moose with summer velvet antlers rests in a field of grass in the late evening at Gros Ventre Campground in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, in early summer.

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Moose are the largest extant species in the deer family. The Shiras Moose is the smallest subspecies in North America, weighing from 507 to 785 lb at maturity and can be found in Wyoming, Idaho, Utah, Colorado, Washington, Oregon, and Montana.

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One-on-One Student Interview – Rob Goddard

In June of 2015 Rob Goddard travelled from Oklahoma to Santa Fe, NM to study photography with me for two days of private one-on-one instruction.

His goals were to learn more about his camera & settings, understand proper exposure and composition, and to learn more about post processing with Lightroom and Perfect Photo Suite.

 

Johnny's museum of old Route 66 type cars, trucks, and signs in Embudo, New Mexico.

 

He was having such a good time and learning so much that he decided to book an extra half-day of instruction.

Rob was kind enough to provide a short interview on his one-on-one experience. Watch the interview to hear about his experience and to see some of the photos he created during his sessions.

Be sure to learn more about my private one-on-one study available either in-person or online, photo workshops, and online classes and contact me with any questions you may have.

New Workshop Announcement: 2015 Grand Teton Fall Foliage Photography Workshop

Registration is now open for my 2015 Grand Teton Fall Foliage Field Photography Workshop in Wyoming on October 1-4, 2015.

The workshop is open to any skill level with a maximum class size of just 8 students.

Grand Teton National Park is one of the most beautiful and majestic landscapes in the world, with the Teton Range rising more than 7,000 feet above the valley. Located in northwestern Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park has some of the more dramatic scenery in the Rocky Mountains. It is sure to be an inspiration for any photographer looking to create beautiful images.

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This workshop is scheduled for when it should be near peak fall foliage at the Tetons. Aspens will be changing their color to a brilliant yellow and orange, snow will return to the peaks of the Tetons (and maybe even at ground level if we are lucky), and animals will be on the move and more visible as they prepare for the winter.

You will learn and improve your skills in the following areas: getting perfect exposures, composition, lens selection, the use of split neutral density filters and solid density filters to control exposure and for effect, how to photograph stitched panoramas, exposure bracketing (HDR), working a scene to create numerous photos & compositions from one location, and more.

For more information and to register visit the workshop page here.

Have you taken a photo workshop with me before?

Student Alumni can register for this workshop with a savings of 10%.

This workshop is sure to sell out so don’t hesitate in registering! In fact the workshop was already 25% sold out prior to this public announcement from those signed up to my photo workshop newsletter list.

Spend 4 days learning and photographing during what should be peak fall foliage.

2015 Grand Teton Fall Foliage Photo Workshop with Matt Suess

Find out more info on this workshop here!

10th Anniversary savings from on1 right now

Right now until June 4th you can save up to 50% during on1’s 10th year Anniversary Sale.

 

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This is the perfect time to save on one of my favorite photo enhancing programs, Perfect Photo Suite. Right now you can get the entire Premium Suite for just $79 which is the best price I have seen for this software!

Don’t forget too that I am one of the only photographers out there regularly teaching this photo software. Take a look at my very popular 2-day Crash Courses.

FREE Lightroom and ON1 Photo Presets

Download my free Lightroom and ON1 Photo Presets today!

Included are 5 presets for Lightroom and 7 presets for ON1 Photo designed to fix common problems with landscape photos (and even other types of photography).

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Here is what is included with the Lightroom presets:

A little punch – designed to add some pop to your photos

Extra punch with vignette – designed to add even more pop with a slight vignette

Fix flat landscape and darken sky – add contrast and detail to your photo with an adjustable gradient to darken the sky

Overexposure Fix – designed to help fix overexposed photos

Underexposure fix – designed to help fix underexposed photos

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