(click through to see a couple more) Went to the Antelope Valley Poppy Fields last night – I think i missed the peak though, but it was still such a beautiful night – never been there. Can’t wait to go back next year at the peak of the bloom!
We got into the Dominican Republic last night around 1230A and to our rooms, unpacked, and in bed by 2AM local time. Being from California, that wasn’t so bad. However, waking up at 7AM local time is another story. I’m still yawning as I write! Today was a gloriously relaxing day as we attended a… Read More
Here are the images from our trip to France. Our trip was phenomenal! We spent two days in Paris, then took the high speed train down to Provence and rented an old farm home that was over 250 years old. Each day we shuttled to various towns in the area. From Aix en Provence to… Read More
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
I’m starting to dive into the wonderful world of Photoshop. I was convinced that I would only use SOOC as I didn’t believe “processing” was part of the art. Then I started learning that the camera’s dynamic range is limited when comparing to that of the human eye, which adjusts based on contrast and for… Read More