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Watch Trey Edit This Image Live!

I decided to throw in a bonus for Day 2 of the online class that starts this weekend on the Midnight In Paris page! Each day you’ll learn a lot about photography from Miss Aniela and I. You’ll learn landscape, HDR, post-processing tricks, and even the special tricks that Miss Aniela employs with her models.

Registration includes:

- Participation in the worldwide premiere of the Midnight in Paris tutorial
- Live Q&A session with Miss Aniela and Trey Ratcliff
- Downloadable copy of the video tutorials
- Source image files for all of the photos that Trey processes in the tutorial
- 20 minute bonus video of Trey reviewing all of the photos he took at the workshop
- 40 minute bonus video of Miss Aniela editing her amazing dungeon photo, Lair Love
- Access to the Private Clubhouse forums

Only those that register for the Live class will receive:

- At the end of Day 2, Trey will be editing this photo from beginning to end!
- Downloadable copy of the live Q&A sessions
- One lucky person will win a SmugMug Pro Business for one year (a $300 value)!
- Two people will win their choice of a Drobo Mini or Drob 5D device (Value of $649 – $849)!

Watch the Tutorial Preview!


Register Now!

WHAT: Midnight in Paris - Live Webinar
DATE: January 26 and 27th, 2013
TIME: 4:00 PM Eastern Time / 9:00 PM London (Check your local time)
DURATION: 2+ hours each day
WHERE: Online (We will send you a link after you register)
PRICE: $99 USD CLICK HERE to register now!

Can’t make the scheduled time? Don’t worry you can download it afterwards!



New Stuck in Customs Store!

There’s NO risk in the store… I always give back 100% if you are not mega-mega-happy! So, it would be cool if you wanted to pop into the all new Stuck in Customs Store to have a quick look around!

I hope you find something you like, and I’m very interested in your experience. And, since you are the first in the world to see the new store, you just may notice a few new products in there! Hmmm…. what could they be? I won’t tell, but you have to go behind the curtain to have a looksee… you will be excited!



1 FREE Photography Tutorial!

Improve the beauty of your photos within minutes with this FREE tutorial! This tutorial is a great way to get started with photography, regardless of the type of camera you own. You’ll learn the fundamentals of your camera, how to take your first photos and how to edit them with Adobe Lightroom. The complete series goes deeper on how to properly compose a photo, finding your artistic style, and improving the quality and beauty of your photos.



1,000 FREE HD Wallpapers!

All of my photos are Creative Commons noncommercial. This means you can use them for personal stuff, like desktop wallpapers or phone backgrounds on your personal blog or things of this nature. All I ask is that you link back to my website and give credit if you use it publicly. Otherwise, enjoy!

Every day I upload high resolution 7000+ pixel images. If you want these Mega-Big-Sizes go to my full portfolio. Thanks, and stay awesome!



1,000,000 FREE Photo Locations!

There are over 1,000,000 free photo location in Stuck On Earth! It’s completely FREE to download and the community is growing and growing. Remember if you are planning a trip and want to Find Awesome Places To Stand To Take Photos, this is the app for you!

Here’s a little video that shows some of the features… note that even more have been added since we made this!


Want to try HDR? Start with Photomatix!

Photomatix Pro from HDRsoft is an integral part of my HDR processing. If you would like to purchase Photomatix Pro (or get a free trial) be sure to use the Photomatix Coupon Code code "TREYRATCLIFF" at checkout to save some money. You can find the software for Mac or Windows at the HDRSoft website.


Reminder: The Text HDR Tutorial is Always Free!

I keep a completely FREE HDR Tutorial on my website. It is a living document that continues to evolve over the years. It goes over everything you need to get started and is a great introduction to the basics of HDR photography and post processing.


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The Milford Sound Spray
HDR Photo

People are sometimes disappointed when they come to Milford Sound and it is raining, but that is really one of the best times!
The waterfalls go absolutely crazy, and there are, in my opinion, more interesting photos to be taken than in the sunshine.


The Cemetery in the Monastery Castle
HDR Photo

I know that purists tend to call this place more of a monastery, but I call it more of a castle!
To me, after all, it just looks like an almighty castle (said in Bob-Ross-voice), doesn’t it?


The Horse in Paradise
HDR Photo

Tom and I just took a drive out to Paradise, NZ, just beyond Glenorchy.
Along the way, we saw all kinds of amazing landscapes and dramatic animals. Here’s one of the dramatic horses, striking a pose!


Ornate Taxi in Beijing
HDR Photo

This little taxi reminded me a bit of those crazy Burning Man cars! It parked here for just long enough for me to grab a photo.
After it left, I realized that I think wanted a ride in it, but I was too busy getting lost in taking the photo.


The Coastal Boulders
HDR Photo

These boulders in Moeraki are beautiful any time of the day, but morning is the best time to get this kind of light.
Since it faces the ocean to the east, that morning sun comes blasting out right behind them.
But no worries, if you can’t master-plan your visit to that degree, this area is beautiful any time of the day.


Opera House and the Docks
HDR Photo

I took this bright and early one morning when I forced myself to get outta bed and go for a walk.
I was sharing a room with a friend, and I didn’t want to wake him up.
It’s very difficult to wake up, get dressed, and get all your photo equipment together while staying quiet!


The Fantasy Bookcase
HDR Photo

I suppose bookcases will become more an antique in the near future.
It’s hard for me to imagine my kids having a lot of bookcases when they get older… the vast majority of everything they read now is on a tablet.
I suppose they can have a bookcase with a few tablets in it, but that’s kind of like having a buggy-whip case full of lightsabers.


The Ancient Muds of Death Valley
HDR Photo

Death Valley is a pretty harsh place. It’s especially harsh if you happen to live your life as mud.
I saw these kinds of cracked mudflats in many places, but this was one of my favorites.


Downtown Sydney from the Rocks
HDR Photo

I took this one from the top of a 3-story salsa bar. I didn’t even really go into the bar, except for the way to find the top of it!
I looked quite strange walking around the salsa dancefloor to get to the other side, dancing with my tripod!


Tunnel Beach
HDR Photo

This is a really beautiful and unique beach just south of Dunedin.
It’s not a drive-up-and-visit-beach. It’s a drive-up-and-walk-a-long-way-then-down-a-long-tunnel-beach.
Once we got down there, hardly anyone was at the beach. The views are amazing, and we even saw a few cliff divers.
I think those guys are a bit crazy!