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Ride along with Texas Highways Photo Editor Griff Smith and Creative Director Mark Mahorsky to Luckenbach, Texas, to see the creative process of a Texas Highways cover photo shoot.

Window on Texas, August 2013 - Cover Shoot

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Texas Highways Photo Editor Griff Smith walks you through his approach to taking pictures at dusk. Recorded at Gruene Hall in Gruene, Texas.

Window on Texas, July 2013

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Texas Highways Photo Editor Griff Smith demonstrates a simple technique to make liquids in bottles glow without causing flash glare. Recorded at Garrison Brothers Distillery in Hye, Texas.

Window on Texas, June 2013

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Texas Highways Photo Editor Griff Smith finds some new angles on taking photos of architecture. Recorded near Schulenburg, Texas.

Window on Texas, May 2013

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Texas Highways Photo Editor Griff Smith teaches you the basics of using drag shutter photography to freeze the subject in place while blurring background motion. Recorded in Giddings, Texas.

Window on Texas, April 2013

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Texas Highways Photo Editor Griff Smith highlights his favorite techniques to make portrait photos really shine. Recorded at Blue Bell Creamery in Brenham, Texas.

Window on Texas, March 2013

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When Photography Editor Griff Smith visited the Dart Bowl bowling alley in Austin to shoot its popular enchiladas for the March issue, he faced several challenges. These included overcoming the unflattering light to make the cheesy treats stand out.

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Texas Highways Photo Editor Griff Smith demonstrates some unusual methods for making your subjects look better before you ever press the shutter button. Recorded at Lammes Candies in Austin, Texas.

Window on Texas, January 2013

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Texas Highways Photo Editor Griff Smith shares his favorite techniques for taking great pictures at a live performance.

Window on Texas, December 2012

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Texas Highways Photo Editor Griff Smith explains how manually adjusting your camera's white balance can improve your pictures.

Window on Texas, November 2012

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Texas Highways Photo Editor Griff Smith sheds light on one of the most useful and easily improvised camera accessories: the reflector.

Window on Texas, October 2012

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Texas Highways Photo Editor Griff Smith highlights how to use a flash more effectively by removing it from the top of your camera.

Window on Texas, August 2012

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