Author Archives: Harold Davis

Making Memorable Travel Photos Webinar

Making Memorable Travel Photos, webinar live session Saturday October 11 at 3PM I’d be the first to admit that my series of webinar recordings are home-grown. These are not highly polished, and they show the actual techniques I use in real time. The advantage of attending a live session (seats are very limited) is that if anything puzzles you, […]

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Photographing Flowers for Transparency Weekend Workshop with Harold Davis Oct 4-5, 2014

If you are interested in photographing flowers, please consider the session of the Photographing Flowers for Transparency with Harold Davis workshop that I am holding Saturday, October 4—Sunday, October 5, 2014. Click here for information and online registration for the October 2014 Photographing Flowers for Transparency workshop.  In this unique workshop offering master photographer Harold Davis shows the techniques he […]

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Upcoming events and early registration discounts

Please keep in mind the following upcoming events and early registration discounts! Weekend Workshop, October 4-5 2014—Photographing Flowers for Transparency. If you want to learn the techniques I use to create my botanical art in Botanique and elsewhere, this is your opportunity. Please don’t miss this chance because there are no current plans to schedule […]

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Dance of the Seven Veils

When Salome danced for King Herod, there’s some controversy about the number of veils she used in her dance. But there is no controversy in these images: I created them with one beautiful woman and one piece of white fabric and in-camera multiple exposures on a black background. The composition was not changed in Photoshop, […]

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Free Photo Critique with Harold Davis

In this event, world-renowned photographer Harold Davis will offer a free in-person critique of your work. The event is free, but to receive a critique you must register (click here to RSVP Yes). Critiques are limited to the first 40 responses. Before the critiques Harold will briefly present his Botanique, Monochromatic Visions and Multiple Exposures portfolios. As […]

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Nachi-san

Japan, as someone put it to me, is the most exotic place one can go that is absolutely safe. Nachi-san, shown in this image, is one of the ends of the Kumano kodo pilgrimage trail. It is a religious Shangri-la above the ocean with an impressive waterfall behind the temple complex. In my initial story […]

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The Creative Portfolio Weekend Workshop

What: Creating a unified body of work, such as a portfolio, is an important step towards attaining one’s goals as a photographer. This workshop will consider finding appropriate subject matter, editing one’s work, and the mechanics of creating both online and physical portfolios. Time will also be spent enhancing creativity through guided photographic and design […]

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Two free Bay Area presentations next week

I’ll be giving two free events next week: Monday 9/22 (San Rafael) Making Memorable Travel Photos with Harold Davis Tuesday 9/23 (San Jose) Black & White in the Digital Era with Harold Did I mention that admission is free to both? You can join the group for a discounted dinner before the Travel Photography presentation […]

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Photographing Flowers for Transparency, Oct 4-5, 2014

If you are interested in photographing flowers, please consider the session of the Photographing Flowers for Transparency with Harold Davis workshop that I am holding Saturday, October 4—Sunday, October 5, 2014. Click here for information and online registration for the October 2014 Photographing Flowers for Transparency workshop.  Synopsis: In this unique workshop offering master photographer Harold Davis shows the techniques […]

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Falling

Falling is a single, in-camera multiple exposure using the Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4 and a Nikon D800 on a tripod. There was a black backdrop, and I used a studio strobe on either side, facing the model who was posing on a suspended hoop. The mechanics of in-camera multiple-exposure photography aren’t too tough to master provided […]

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New Harold Davis Photography Workshops Added

Please keep in mind the following new workshop additions and changes: September 29, 2014: Converting to Black & White (new live webinar session, limited seating available) October 4-5, 2014: Photographing Flowers for Transparency—I’ve added an evening shoot of San Francisco and the Golden Gate from Berkeley Pier on Saturday night at no additional charge. Space […]

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Converting to Black & White Webinar

Converting to Black & White with Photoshop and Silver Efex Pro, webinar live session Saturday September 27 at 3PM I’d be the first to admit that my series of webinar recordings are home-grown. These are not highly polished, and they show the actual techniques I use in real time. The advantage of attending a live […]

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Painterly Peony Panos

I shot this image of peonies on a light box in two panels, which were later stitched together in post-production to make a peony panorama. Each panel was photographed with a Nikon D800 and the Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4 on a tripod. There were eight exposures in each panel, with the aperture at f/11 and […]

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Sunflower Sunrise

I love sunflowers! They are truly a wonderful flower. Of course, sunflowers are often depicted in art. For example, it is probably hard for me to say “sunflower” without thinking of Vincent van Gogh’s famous sunflower paintings. My version is Go van Gogh! But did you know that the sunflower is also visually interesting from […]

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Enrich your photography with Photoshop Skills – Saturday Sept 13

Registration and information for the Creative Photoshop Day with Harold Davis (Saturday, September 13, 2014) Please also keep in mind a new session of Photographing Flowers for Transparency (Weekend workshop, October 4-5, 2014) Photographer extradorinaire, Photoshop guru, and gifted teacher Harold Davis says, “I often get asked about my Photoshop techniques in the course of a […]

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