Beyond the Lens with Matt Suess – Photography Journal & Blog

Using Pressgram to take control of your online photographs

By Matt Suess | September 10, 2013

Facebook, the worlds largest social media site, is at it again. There has been numerous news stories in the last week on how Facebook is once again changing their Terms of Service (TOS) for it’s users. What does it mean for photographers and anyone who uploads photos to Facebook? First off as expressed in the new […]

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Daisy and Tall Grass

By Matt Suess | September 9, 2013

I photographed this daisy with some tall grass behind it in Crested Butte, Colorado this summer with my iPhone 5. I used the photowizard and snapseed apps to enhance it.

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New Canon camera & lens rebates for the month of September

By Matt Suess | September 6, 2013

Right on the heals of Nikon announcing a special savings in the month of September Canon has gotten into the game as well. Now through September 28th at B&H Photo you can save up to $500 on certain Canon digital camera body and lens bundles such as the EOS 70D, EOS 60D, EOS 7D, and […]

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Adobe takes a crack at getting Photographers back with new Photoshop Photographer Program

By Matt Suess | September 5, 2013

I guess I have to give credit where credit is due. Adobe yesterday announced a new subscription plan for photographers interested in only using Photoshop and Lightroom. Called the Adobe Photoshop Photography Program, it certainly is an improvement over their initial subscription plans. With the uproar Adobe created in the photo community since their announcement […]

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“Empty Bottles” – New Mexico – Wooden crate of old glass soda bottles

By Matt Suess | September 4, 2013

This crate of old soda bottles was photographed in Northern New Mexico in a old fountain drink type of trailer. These old glass soda bottles feature Dr Pepper, Sunkist, and Coca Cola with a rusty old Pepsi sign in the background. It was photographed with my Canon 5DmkII and 17-40mm lens. Prints of the photo […]

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onOne Software announces Perfect Photo Suite 8

By Matt Suess | September 4, 2013

onOne Software today has announced Perfect Photo Suite 8 – the upcoming and highly anticipated upgrade to Perfect Photo Suite 7. Coming in November of 2013 this software is going to be a must-have for just about every photographer – especially those who have not been too happy with Adobe lately and are looking for […]

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New Nikon buy together & save promotion for September at B&H Photo

By Matt Suess | September 3, 2013

For the entire month of September, B&H Photo is running a special promotion for NIkon gear. Starting September 1st and ending September 28th, 29 lenses, 2 flashes and 2 teleconverters will be available at deep discounts combined with camera purchases on 9 popular Nikon DSLR Camera Models including the D7100, D5200, D600, D7000, D3100, D3200, D5100, […]

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“Harley Parking Only” – Arizona

By Matt Suess | August 31, 2013

Coming across this old Harley Davidson motorcycle at a location that mainly features old cars and trucks was a great find. I started enhancing this 3 photo HDR image by processing it first in Nik’s HDR Efex Pro software. From there I used Silver Efex Pro to desaturate much of the background and edges to […]

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