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February 17, 2020
Female Weightlifter athlete celebrates successful lift sports event

Covering my first international sports event, part three

February 17, 2020
Photography quotes

Five of the most inspiring photography quotes

February 12, 2020
Female weightlifter athlete smiles during a sports competition

Covering my first international sports event, part two

February 4, 2020
Female photographer Michele Grenier with prime lenses

Why I only use prime lenses

January 30, 2020
Olympic weightlifting sports athlete black singlet team canada

Covering my first international sports event, part one

January 30, 2020
Female photographer takes pictures with camera by the river during winter

Photography without a tripod: Three useful tips

January 30, 2020
Female photographer looking at her camera

How to be more confident at your next photoshoot

January 30, 2020
Alexandre Despatie Daniel Mallard

Conceptual creativity with Dan: The golden statue

December 11, 2019
Olympian figure skater Joannie Rochette lying down on a bed of roses

Conceptual creativity with Dan: A bed of roses

December 11, 2019
Male panic Facebook deleted account

Facebook just deleted my business account… For the second time!

December 11, 2019
Before after female CrossFit athlete smiling underexposed

How to get photos with perfect exposure 100% of the time

December 11, 2019
Michele Grenier photo portrait excited with Drobo devices in front of her

Getting my new pair of Drobos up and running

December 11, 2019
Michele Grenier Photo taking photos with Sony a9

Switching from DSLR to Mirrorless: My six months review

December 11, 2019
Laptop macbook pro light open

Pimp your Photoshop workflow with AI technology

December 11, 2019
Zeiss lens

Diving into the ZEISS look at PhotoPlus

December 11, 2019
CrossFit athlete hanging at a bar during a WOD workout

Two tips to create and constantly reproduce your signature look

December 11, 2019
Michele Grenier Photo female portrait

I need a major data storage upgrade

December 11, 2019
Messy ddesk office keyboard coffee monitor

Enjoying our messy office with perfectly sorted data

December 11, 2019
CrossFit athlete exhausted after WOD workout, dripping sweat in the floor

What is CrossFit? The sport explained in 10 powerful photos

December 11, 2019
Beach volleyball athlete digging a ball in the sand

Vision vs. reality: Artistic liberties in an action portrait

December 11, 2019
Before after underexposed image waterfall

How to recover exposure, get rid of noise and stylize an image under 90 seconds

December 11, 2019
Before after Powerlifting athlete putting on his lifting belt

How I boost shadows and recover details in my images

December 11, 2019
Team Junior Kayak Canada training at Lac Beauport

Sports images: It’s about passion and heart

December 11, 2019
Male CrossFit athlete on top of a bar muscle up tattoos

Single image HDR: The sundae technique

December 11, 2019
Strongman athlete lifting atlas stone

I got my new Sony FE 135mm f/1.8 lens… and it’s incredible!

December 11, 2019
CrossFit athlete happy in the middle of the crowd

I did it… I switched to mirrorless!

December 11, 2019
Boxer Lexson Mathieu working out with punching bag

Will I switch from DSLR to Mirrorless? The final round

December 11, 2019
Female Olympic weightlifter smiles after her performance

Will I switch from DSLR to Mirrorless? My first experience with the Olympus OM-D E-M1X

December 11, 2019
female dancer in action hair flowing in the air

Will I switch from DSLR to Mirrorless? My first photoshoot experience with the Sony a9

December 11, 2019
Camera side to side Sony a9 and Olympus OM-D E-M1X

Will I switch from DSLR to Mirrorless? First hands-on with the Sony a9 and the Olympus OM-D E-M1X

December 11, 2019
Comparison of three professional mirrorless camera bodies: Nikon D750, Sony a9, Olympus OMD-EM1X

Are you considering switching your DSLR to a mirrorless? I am

December 11, 2019
Coach athlete with computer sitting on bleachers

How to attract and keep more clients

December 11, 2019
Female runner climbing up the stairs

5 Tips to use NOW to reach your goals faster

December 11, 2019
Underexposed image calisthenics athlete

Tips to recover tough exposures

December 11, 2019
Male model portrait edited and retouched three times

Reflections on beauty standards and photo editing, part two

December 11, 2019
before after image editing winter ducks by the river

JPEG editing: From “Oh…” to “OMG!” with Aurora HDR 2019

December 11, 2019
Contact sheet of multiple images

Editing hundreds of images in minutes with Luminar’s batch processing

December 11, 2019
Three different retouching on female portrait

Reflections on beauty standards and photo editing, part one

December 11, 2019

Combo superpower: Using Luminar 3 and Aurora HDR 2019 together

December 11, 2019
Before and after picture with and without snow runner in the winter

How to create realistic snow in Photoshop

December 11, 2019
four different editing looks on the same image

Four easy steps to kick-ass Luminar custom looks

December 11, 2019
CrossFit athlete flipping tire strongman workout

Flipping my photography challenges into opportunities

December 11, 2019
Olympic weightlifter excited after lifting

Timing the power – How to photograph Olympic Weightlifting

December 11, 2019
Long exposure dancing photography light painting

Creative lighting with Lume Cubes

December 11, 2019
Lume Cube photographer's pack

Unboxing my Lume Cube photographer’s pack

December 11, 2019
Golden hour cyclist on country road

Fixing your white balance: Your ultimate solution

December 11, 2019
Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 black

Could this lens possibly become the best 70-200mm f/2.8 on the market?

December 10, 2019
crossFit athlete dripping sweat after a WOD workout

How I use the new Aurora HDR 2019 for NON-landscape photography

December 10, 2019
Female CrossFit athlete does a muscle up

Evolving as a visual artist takes time, work and practice

December 10, 2019
Illuminati meter in hand and white background

The Illuminati meter: What is that?

August 3, 2018
CrossFit athlete Alexandre Caron dripping sweat after a WOD workout

Charging the right price: Why is it important?

July 20, 2018
Black and white picture man walking on train rails

How to simply create powerful black & white images

July 13, 2018
Dancer jumping in the air abs

Hiring a professional photographer: is it really worth your money?

July 7, 2018
Self portrait Michèle Grenier Photo female photographer

How to make self-portraits: The cheap and easy way

June 17, 2018
Boxers fighting Simon Kean Videotron Center water droplets in the air

How to step up your boxing photography game

June 6, 2018
Strongman athlete Jimmy Paquet getting ready for a heavy squat

Photographer, illustrator, videographer… Don’t know what to call yourself? Here’s the good news

June 1, 2018
Before - after comparison combining Aurora AHD and Luminar

Combining the Power of Aurora HDR 2018 and Luminar 2018 In The Same Picture

May 24, 2018
Triathlon athlete puts on trisuit with wind ans sun in her hair

Free photoshoots: Why do I do them?

May 15, 2018
CrossFit and weightlifter doing a heavy squat clean at a competition

How to step up your Olympic Weightlifting game

April 25, 2018
Photographer office laptop computer monitor tablet

4 Reasons why you should consider getting an office out from your home

April 18, 2018
CrossFit athlete doing overhead lunges

Improve your photography skills for $0 – $5 with these essential tools

April 5, 2018
CrossFit athlete doing a heavy squat clean during a WOD workout

Why your “lightweight” gear works for heavyweight pictures

March 30, 2018
CrossFit games athlete Alex Vigneault dripping sweat doing a push up with a weighted vest during Murph WOD

How to step up your CrossFit photography game

March 27, 2018
MindNode workspace

Unravel the meanders of your mind

March 23, 2018
Special effect Photoshop on action shots

The Photoshop action that will bring your sports shots to another level

March 9, 2018
HDR editing Las Vegas red velvet canyon

My first Aurora HDR experience

February 26, 2018
Lacrosse athlete drenched in water with back background

A lesson I learned about seeing opportunities

February 22, 2018
Triple crown karate champion Robert Vanelli teaches karate at his studio

How I got the shot: Karate class in low light

February 17, 2018
Track & field athlete jumping over a pole

How I got the shot: The high jump