Monthly Archives: December 2014

DTR9595.jpg

Praying for Cold

  I’m not a fan of cold weather and that is putting it mildly. But one thing I look forward to is freezing temperatures that last for several days. Here in Virginia we often flirt […]

5 total views, no views today

Continue reading »
DG-ds-2.jpg

Shooting with Friends

I have heard people saying that they don’t like to shoot with other people… that everyone ends up with the same images or that folks photo bomb or… whatever.             […]

5 total views, no views today

Continue reading »
DSC0592-2013-02-23-Edit-Edit1.jpg

How Did I get Here?

I was asked to share the original images that make up this composite:                               So here are the 9 original files, […]

10 total views, no views today

Continue reading »
DSC0592-2013-02-23-Edit-Edit.jpg

Masks, Layers, Blending Images…

Do you have thousands of images hidden away on multiple external hard drives? Have you edited and shared the ones you loved the most? What about the others? What are all those little pixels doing, […]

6 total views, no views today

Continue reading »
DSC9613And7moreEnhancer.jpg

Working a Subject

  I have heard a lot online recently about revisiting old locations. It’s great advice and something I encourage everyone to follow. The shot above is of the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, VA, located […]

7 total views, 1 views today

Continue reading »
Screen-Shot-2012-09-20-at-3.50.41-PM-300x117.png

Creating Custom Borders!

Create Custom Borders One of my favorite things about processing iPhone images (on my phone) is that I can easily add “frames” to images, through a variety of photo processing apps, such Snapseed or Camera+. […]

5 total views, no views today

Continue reading »
DSC5527.jpg

Grandpa’s Truck

    Do you ever revisit your old images?  I do on occasion and probably should do it more often.  I took this picture almost 10 years ago.   It was a truck in the […]

5 total views, no views today

Continue reading »
Screen-Shot-2012-09-04-at-5.09.15-PM.png

Fading an Image – Gradient Masks

Below I will describe the few steps needed to create both color fade and fade to solid color effects in Photoshop. Let’s start with the color fade: Step 1: Open your image. In this example, […]

6 total views, 1 views today

Continue reading »
DC-_DSC27202012-01-07-1.jpg

Get Creative!

In an earlier blog I discussed being creative through the use of alternative lens or through HDR image processing, but there are other ways to be creative as well. Below are some of examples of […]

7 total views, no views today

Continue reading »
 

TopazLabs Glow!

Topaz Labs announces a new program – GLOW! This program is so creative! With over 70 unconventional filters, Glow can electrify your images in so many imaginative ways; from neon effects to added detail with graphic lines. […]

7 total views, 1 views today

Continue reading »