After a day that had me reflecting on the many things I have to be grateful for, I decided to journey down to tourist central in Santa Monica, the pier. Sometimes it’s a bit too crowded for my taste, but today I was really enjoying the diversity, the energy, the participants and spectators and just… Read More
It’s been quite some time since I’ve posted. In 2017, I photographed my first wedding which was immediately followed by a trip to Paris. This was during the same year I was doing a photo a day challenge and that just overwhelmed me and I lost motivation. I put the camera down for a bit,… Read More
(click through for more a couple more images) It has been HOT and HUMID this week! 90s with 80+% humidity on the coast in Southern California isn’t something I’ve had to grow accustomed to! However, it makes for warm waters and beautiful skies!
It’s been almost two months since I’ve posted. My photo a day commitment completely evaporated. Within a short span, I photographed two weddings, a baptism, and went to France on vacation. This generated a ton of images I needed to cull through and edit the keepers, which took an enormous amount of time for me,… Read More
Another beautiful day in paradise! “Now when the sun was setting, all those who had any who were sick with various diseases brought them to him, and he laid his hands on every one of them and healed them.” -Luke 4:40
Today is day 2 of practice with Photoshop. Today I played with blending images. Today’s image is a blend of three bracketed shots (median exposure (base), overexposed for shadows, and under exposed for highlights). Images were brought into Photoshop where luminosity masks were used to blend the photos together (no Photomatix or other ‘HDR’ software… Read More
Ok – so today IS day 112, but as I mentioned in day 111, I fell asleep at around 8PM putting my 2 year old to bed, so I didn’t get an image out. As I mentioned, it was a GORGEOUS night!