This video shows the post-processing techniques used to create the photo "Spiral Eyes". I used both Lightroom and Photoshop. I talk about dodging and burning in Lightroom, adding an overlay and using blend modes in Photoshop. Finally, I show how the mirror image effect is achieved in Photoshop.
I just returned from a week of photographing wild* horses in Missouri Ozarks - yes, there are! - so as I was standing in a field for four hours yesterday I decided that this week the theme is to:
Photograph Four-legged Friends
It doesn't matter if you're photographing domestically or in the wild....
Weekly Photo Challenge: Drops of Water
It’s raining as I write making this week’s challenge particularly apt.
This week, the theme is to:
Photograph Drops of Water
As I look out the window, there are drops of water dripping from the leaves which are just turning color for the autumn. If I'm lucky, the sun will come out soon and I’ll get a little sparkle
It's no accident that most of the epic photos are taken around sunrise or sunset. It's not just the colors of the sky, but the angle of the light. Shadows are enhanced. I listen to the Improve Photography podcasts a lot and I want to acknowledge how influential Nick Page has been in my understanding… Continue reading Light, Light, Light
On the day I created this photo, I took more than 400 photos, but only one single photograph of this bridge. One shot was all it took. I was moving from one location to another to catch the setting sun behind the St. Louis Arch. The conditions weren't ideal. I was moving east over the bridge and driving (it… Continue reading One Lucky Shot