Well, that time of year has come again. It’s the time when Peter insists on engaging in some sadomasochistic form of torture by insisting I cull through 1000+ photographs and pick my favorites. Its akin to asking someone to pick their favorite child. At least this year he gave me 15, instead of the usual 10. Continue reading →
Texturing an image is something that requires not only time, but heavy creative mental space. Its not easy to do, especially with hundreds of interesting textures, and a lot of “what-if” thoughts running through your mind. Continue reading →
I can easily get distracted by the next new thing – a new set of Lightroom presets, a fun Photoshop action, a new plug-in…..that I forget about the great stuff I fell in love with before. As I started processing my Oxford photos, I rediscovered Flypaper’s recipes/presets for Google’s NIK product (and also managed to rationalize buying a couple of new sets of recipes). Continue reading →
If you’ve been following us here long enough, you know that I love my toys. I get excited about using different lenses, filters (yes Jack I still use my blue/gold filter), and gizmos (like a child’s prism). You can probably imagine how I felt, when I found myself only being able to take one camera and one lens for a week in Oxford, England. I was there for work, and had to limit my photography to the transition time to walk between buildings. So here is what I learned, when I pushed out of my comfort zone of nature photography…..one camera, one lens, and the street.