Author Archives: athena

Rayleigh’s Curse 2016

Just in time for Halloween!   Ok, so it’s not really a curse, although until now, for anyone involved in optics, including photographers, it sort of has been.  Here’s why: Optical resolution is the ability of any optical device (telescope, microscope, binoculars, cameras) to distinguish fine detail.  It is limited by something called Rayleigh’s Criterion, named after […]

Macphun Creative Kit plus educational bundle *huge discount*

Macphun’s creative kit is by far the best photo editing plugin package for photographers using Mac computers. For a limited time, you can buy it at a discounted rate and receive a bundle of photography educational materials as well, including my Africa with Athena video. If you don’t have the creative kit already, this is […]

Nik is free…and unsupported. What now?

From March 24, 2016, Nik Software from Google will be free for everyone.  And if you purchased Nik Software in 2016, you qualify for a refund.  Sounds good, right? It does, but like many good things, this one does have a downside. Google’s decision to make the software free is tied to it’s shift in interest towards mobile […]

Long Exposure Photography Workshop 2016

Learn Long Exposure Photoghraphy Ethereally smooth water, painterly clouds, a moment of time seemingly standing still. Long Exposure photography has a way of capturing a stillness, a quiet dream like state, another dimension all together. Join us in and around Charleston, SC for two days this summer to learn how to create these magical photos. […]

April 2016 Workshop || Copper Coast, Ireland

We still have a couple of spaces left for the Light Land and Sea April Seascapes Workshop in the gorgeous Copper Coast, in Southern Ireland.  Dates – April 22-24th; Cost – €350 Click here to register. We can have it all!  This area is perfect for both colour or black and white work and long or short exposures. […]

F-Stop Gear Kashmir Video Review and ICU Discount

I am SO excited to share with you a beautiful video review that I did with the guys from F-Stop Gear on their Ultralight bag for women, The Kashmir. We took a quick trip to beautiful Macedonia so I could test the bag out and unsurprisingly, I fell in love with it. AND there are a couple of […]

Black and White Photo Course

Come on a Black and White Photography Adventure with me! 😀 CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE (online black and white photo course)

here we go again…

A year later, from the ashes of the last,  another rises. Just what the world needs, eh?   More ramblings from the language impaired. No, not ramblings (not too many) – PHOTOS! 🙂