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
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!
Last night I laid down with my little one to put him to bed. Well, daddy was out first at 8pm, so I didn’t get to take my picture. I made it 110 STRAIGHT days of 1x picture per day! So today, I will post two. I went down to the Santa Monica pier which… Read More
Yesterday was a long day – a loved one went under the knife and at the end of the day, I drove down to Palisade Park to process. It’s one of my favorite places to unwind – the bluff above PCH. It was a chilly day (by Southern California standards; 62 degrees) and windy. The… Read More
Took the boys into Malibu tonight to enjoy the sunset. I figured with daylight savings time, the extended daylight hours I would miss traffic. I was wrong! With the California Incline still closed, going down Chattaqua was tight. We were originally going to head up to Leo Carillo to see the tide pools, cave and… Read More
The kids got back from a church retreat this weekend up in the mountains and had a blast. Between devotional time, tubing, and building community, they really enjoyed themselves. Thanks to Demetrius, Estella, the Hornak’s, and everyone else who volunteered to make it a successful weekend! Upon our return, it was my niece’s birthday so… Read More