Posts Tagged photoshop

2012 Ottawa Workshops

(A new blog post follows this one) In case you missed it on the twitter/FB/G+-sphere, I have announced my 2012 workshop lineup for the coming year. This year I have decided to offer a more sustained lineup throughout the year, with varied offerings to suit most. There are three series of workshops this year (other [...]

On previsualisation…and making the best of what you’ve got

I (and many others) preach the benefits of doing the grunt work before taking a photograph, on previsualizing your shot as (or before) you compose it. Basically, we preach shooting with a purpose, not just aimlessly point your camera at a scene and hope for the best. Now, I wish I could tell you that’s [...]

Blending Exposures

As I often get requests to explain how to manually blend exposures in photoshop, I figured I would finally post this older article of mine straight on my blog (this post appeared on Bret Edge’s blog some time ago) and make sure it is available to my readers. This alternative method can not only replace [...]

Blowing smoke

It’s funny how much fun making smoke photographs can be…had I only known earlier… I made this image as I am preparing a new magazine submission for next fall. Not only is it a blast to shoot, but the post-processing part is even more fun as you can let your imagination run wild. Love it! [...]

Pots of Gold

This past winter hasn’t been a glorious one as far as photography goes in our area. Barely any snow, or ice, or fog, it has been about as plain as you can get. But it wasn’t all for naught! First, we’ve been getting some fantastic weather of late, very unusual for the season. Mostly, though, [...]