Welcome to HoustonPhotowalks!

At least once a month, we visit a place to socialize and practice our photo techniques. We even meetup up for meals. We’re a fun bunch, no pressure, no stress. Any camera owner welcome, mirrorless, DSLR, or camera phone. Come ready to practice, learn and share what you know among other friendly photographers!

Upcoming events:

Photowalk – Lake Houston Wilderness Park

Lake Houston Wilderness Park is a beautiful, lushly forested expanse of nearly 5,000 acres, located three miles east of New Caney (approximately 30 miles north of Houston) off Hwy-59. This […]

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27 April 2024

Trip: Kenya Photography Safari, Capture the Drama of the Great Migration

Capture the Great Migration on a Kenya Safari! Join HoustonPhotowalks and BrambleBerry Tours for the photography adventure of a lifetime on our 12-day small group safari timed for the peak […]

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25 August 2024

Recent Posts

“Clean Thoughts…..on a Dirty Wall”*

“Clean Thoughts…..on a Dirty Wall”*

aka - Random thoughts on digital photography on a chilly Saturday Replacing Lightroom Classic with Lightroom   It’s been a little over a month since I followed Matt Kloskowski's idea about dropping Lightroom Classic and using Lightroom (desktop) as a main photo...

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Start 2024 Off Right with a Kenya Photo Safari Adventure

Start 2024 Off Right with a Kenya Photo Safari Adventure

The new year is the perfect time to look ahead to planning incredible adventures. If your 2023 resolution is to travel more or level up your photography skills, then we have just the trip for you - join BrambleBerry Trous and HoustonPhotowalks on a Kenya Photo Safari...

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Can Lightroom replace Lightroom Classic?

Can Lightroom replace Lightroom Classic?

Most  photographers and members of Houston Photowalks will recognize Matt Kloskowski .  This past Thursday, (December 7, 2023), Matt dropped huge news that he was moving his workflow from  Llightoom Classic (the original version of Lightroom) to Lightroom (desktop...

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Photography-Related Cyber Monday Deals

Photography-Related Cyber Monday Deals

Hello Folks! Cyber Monday is here, bringing with it a bunch of deals and discounts! In the spirit of saving and exploring the best in photography, I've handpicked a selection of deals from our trusted affiliate partners. Whether you're a seasoned photographer or just...

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Join our Small Group Trip to Photograph Kenya’s Wildlife!

Join our Small Group Trip to Photograph Kenya’s Wildlife!

We're Headed on a Kenya Photography Safari in 2024! Some exciting news today - I'm thrilled to announce that HoustonPhotowalks is planning a small group photography safari to Kenya in August 2024! This 12-day adventure will be timed perfectly to coincide with the...

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Apple’s 15 inch MacBook Air

Back in June 2023 at Apple's WWDC, Apple announced the 15" MacBook Air. Essentially the same guts as the 13" M2 MacBook Air, but with a 15" screen....plus a better six speaker system. So why consider the 15" MacBook Air? Here are some of my reasons: It weighs less...

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Apple’s “Scary Fast” Event

Last night, Apple announced their “Scary Fast” M3 line of ‘system on a chip’, along with their updated MacBook Pros and iMacs.  One of the biggest changes is the move to 3nm manufacturing process.   The non-nerd translation simply means - better performance, better...

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Photo Backups Automated – Backblaze Computer Backup releases v9.0

Photo Backups Automated – Backblaze Computer Backup releases v9.0

Backblaze Computer Backup v9.0 offers photographers faster restores, flexible access, and unlimited capacity to easily protect large photo and video libraries.

Backblaze released version 9.0 of their Computer Backup software. As a photographer, having a reliable backup solution for your images and other files is essential. In this post, we’ll take a look at the new features in Backblaze 9.0 and how they can benefit photographers.

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“It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year”

Yes boys and girls - it’s that time of year when the kids at Adobe, ON1, Lumnar and others start to tease us photographers with “what’s next”.Over the past couple of years, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has improved in areas such as subject, person and background...

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Celebrating 14 Years of HoustonPhotowalks: A Journey Together

Celebrating 14 Years of HoustonPhotowalks: A Journey Together

Celebrating 14 years of HoustonPhotowalks. In this blog post, we reflect on our amazing members, our positive community impact, and the shared passion for photography that unites us. Here’s to our members who make this journey special and to capturing the world together for many more years to come.

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Amazon Deal Days – 2023

I'm doing my Amazon Deal Day Shopping. Anything interesting will be added/updated here on this page. BTW: "Lighting Deals" expire, make sure and check the price before adding to your cart. Deals from the following Categories: Samyang Camera Lenses Nikon Cameras Canon...

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Is the Seismique Museum Ripping People Off?

Is the Seismique Museum Ripping People Off?

Planning to visit Seismique to get some cool graduation portraits, family pictures, or selfies?  Be aware of their undisclosed fees, especially if you bring a large group.  HoustonPhotowalks never wants to burn a bridge or make it so we can't visit a location again in...

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Photometer 3.0 Quick Review

Pixelmator released Photometer 3.0 a couple of weeks ago. This is an extension that works ONL with Apple’s Photos for Mac app, It isn’t a stand-alone app. That’s an important thing to keep in mind before you buy. If you haven’t heard of extensions, it’s similar to a...

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ON1 Photo RAW 2023 – Quick Review

ON1 is first out of the gat with their 2023 version of ON1 Photo RAW. The biggest changes - heavy use ofAI when it comes to making selections.ON1 originally started out as a plug-in series for Photoshop (and later for Lightroom, and Apple’s Photos app). It now comes...

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About HoustonPhotowalks

We are a friendly group of camera enthusiasts!  Our events include Photowalks, classes, and trips.  Anyone with a camera is welcome, no specific gear requirements.

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Upcoming Events

Apr 2024
27 April 2024

Photowalk – Lake Houston Wilderness Park

Lake Houston Wilderness Park is a beautiful, lushly forested expanse of nearly 5,000 acres, located three miles east of New Caney (approximately 30 miles north of Houston) off Hwy-59. This […]

Aug 2024
25 August 2024

Trip: Kenya Photography Safari, Capture the Drama of the Great Migration

Capture the Great Migration on a Kenya Safari! Join HoustonPhotowalks and BrambleBerry Tours for the photography adventure of a lifetime on our 12-day small group safari timed for the peak […]

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