The Big Q

In The Big Q, Tutorials &Technique, Wallpapers, Workflow & Technical Issues by David13 Comments

Two questions came out when I posted this month’s wallpaper last week. So it’s a Two-fer this week. The Big Q “I like this monochrome look. What was the original color/colors? Do you “see” these monochrome image when you are there shooting? Was this one of those cases where you look at the computer screen and see a grey uninteresting …

Old Time Snapshot Video Tutorial

In Tutorials &Technique by David4 Comments

This is a first for me folks, so be gentle. It’s rough, but I do better in front of an audience, so that’s why. Click on the image above and it should play the video. This is not the most comprehensive tutorial, it assumes you know your way around the PS interface and I don’t hold your hand. Furthermore it’s …

Monday. Quick Icons.

In Tutorials &Technique, Web/Tech, Workflow & Technical Issues by David6 Comments

It’s just past noon on Monday and I’m only now getting to posting something. We had guests this weekend and I’m only now recovering. I usually put in more work over the weekends, just didn’t get to it this weekend so it all got bumped. Ok, lame apologies aside, here’s something I discovered this morning while trying to organize some …

Better Perspective: Better Images

In Thoughts & Theory, Tutorials &Technique by David1 Comment

One of the pitfalls of photography is that by necessity we are reducing three dimensions into two. The moment the shutter is pressed and the image is created we can no longer walk around the scene and see it from different angles. The moment is frozen but so is the perspective. Once the image is made, the angle from which …

Constrained to Create

In Thoughts & Theory, Tutorials &Technique by David7 Comments

There is a common misconception that tells us the more lenses we have, the better spec’d our cameras, the more software we own, the faster our computers, the less constraints we will have and the more our creativity will flourish. “Just think,” we tell ourselves, our spouses, our loan manager, “with this new gear I could really create! I could …