Author Archives: John Flake

Lightroom 6

I have downloaded and installed Lightroom 6. I saw the release announcement and attempted to purchase and download; however, it was difficult to find the upgrade product because everything now seems to point to CC.  The forum members at dpreview … Continue reading

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Cary Photographic Artists

Adobe Lightroom is a digital asset management and photo editing solution.  The below presentation provides insights into lightroom architecture and basic functionality.  A followup presentation in July will provide more in-depth information on topics requested by adding comments. And now … Continue reading

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Grand Falls Arizona

Grand Falls Arizona Grand Falls is a natural waterfall system located 30 miles (48.3 kilometers) northeast of Flagstaff, Arizona in the Painted Desert on the Navajo Indian Reservation. At 185 feet tall (56 meters), it is taller than Niagara Falls.  … Continue reading

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Shades of Night

Do you remember the Platters and their song, Twilight Time?  It started with “ Heavenly shades of night are falling, it’s twilight time…”  Twilight time is the best time of day to photograph night scenes. When you come home at … Continue reading

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Through the Ages Portrait

Through the Ages When my mom turned 80 we decided to throw here a party and invite friends and family to a celebration.  I wanted to provide a memorable portrait of her and decided to juxtapose her current photo with … Continue reading

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Before Irene

Holden Beach visit before Hurricane Irene Claudia and I visited friends at our favorite family beach, Holden Beach, last month just before hurricane Irene visited the east coast.  We like Holden because it is family oriented and is near restaurants and … Continue reading

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