The good people over at NAPP tried something new for their Photoshop World Conference and Expo 2013 – Orlando; they made a few “tracks” changes that, for me, made it an unexpectedly wonderful experience.
I’m proud to be a NAPP member! No, I’m not a Photoshop Professional but it’s a place to learn and grow and each week I visit the website for both inspiration and stimulation. This week, RC Concepion posted his HDR image and challenged us to see how we would process the same image.
CreativeLIVE’s PhotoshopWEEK (February 25 thru March 2, 2013) was phenomenal but it’s not too late to catch the wave!
This past weekend, I took another step towards learning model photography through a local meetup.com group. This time it was a pinup shoot that took place in Silk’s Vintage Lingerie & Photography in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Silk’s is a very interesting shop where you can purchase tasteful underwear and also have professional boudoir and pinups shots done. It [...]
When a mature single woman goes to Vegas for her birthday it’s assumed that she had the time of her life. Well, I did, and it had absolutely nothing to do with scantily clad men, er… almost nothing to do with scantily clad men! Image above made with a Nikon D300 camera and Tamron 17-50 [...]
The Lord giveth and He taketh away and in my fickled existence He also taketh away then He giveth it back. Make sense? No, I didn’t think so. Well, let me explain… A Lose-Lose Situation In February of this year, my beloved Pittsburgh Steelers lost Super Bowl XLV (45) to the Green Bay Packers. My team [...]
I can shoot birds when they’re sitting still or slowly circling. Well, actually, the longest lens I have is the Nikon 70-300 VR so I can truly only shoot slow birds at a certain distance. Image above made with a Nikon D300 camera and Nikon 70-300 VR lens Obviously, I don’t do it that often. The first weekend [...]
Yesterday, I travelled a mere 60 miles south to see one of my favorite authors, Bryan F. Peterson. Image above made with a Nikon D300 camera and Nikon 85 f1.8 lens The Camera Club of Richmond brought the famed photographer to the historic Byrd Theater in Richmond, Virginia for the day (9:00 am to 4:00 pm) and I [...]