Tag Archives: art

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Fuji, Fotodiox and the Lensbaby Sweet 35

I must admit that not all items in my camera bag get equal use. It has been a long time since I used the Lensbaby Sweet 35 lens, at least it feels that way. But […]

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Texture Tutorial!

Today’s blog is a tutorial on the use of textures. Often we see texture added to images of flowers or landscapes with bland skies. Although these types of images are awesome for texture use, for […]

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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, […]

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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, […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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Changing the Mood of an Image

Decided to play a bit with Photoshop this morning. I enjoy going back to old images, long forgotten, processed or not processed, and seeing how I would process them today, as my skills improve. As […]

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Using Masks in Photoshop

Masking in Photoshop In the last blog I discussed blending images to get a better final result, specifically replacing a perfectly clear blue sky with one that had more character (clouds). There are many ways to […]

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Shoot the Sky!

As photographers, we are not always graced with the perfect sky. In fact, I have found that more often than not, I get to my destination and find perfectly blue, clear, no clouds, not even […]

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Artistic License

Artistic License… what does it really mean…? The freedom to create artwork based on the artist’s interpretation. Often, photography is not seen as “art”. This is really a tragedy, as photographers spend hundreds of hours […]

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