working a scene

Working a Scenic Landscape The light was fantastic. Scenery amazing. Time? Very short! I was on my way to a photo shoot in the evening and saw the moon just starting to peek above the horizon as the light from … Continue reading

self portrait – under the hood

Anatomy of a self portrait Sometimes it’s good to push yourself. I had an assignment from a game of Survivor we are playing in the Arcanum (a place of growing your photography skills at your own pace with a group … Continue reading

post focus

Choose your focus later. The photography world is changing around you as I write this post! At least it feels that way as new cameras and features are introduced in short order. I’ve never been on the front edge of … Continue reading

ottmar liebert sound bites grill photo art part two

Photoshop Tutorial Creating Photo Art Let’s go into a little more detail on the creation of the photo art for the Sound Bites Grill ‘Wall of Fame’ with guitarist Ottmar Liebert as the subject. The process is one I’ve dubbed … Continue reading

infrared imaging part 2

OK. I went back to the same file I worked on yesterday and reprocessed using a couple different techniques. Here is the new version captured with the Lumix G6 and the 7-14mm f4 lens. Different processing led to a cleaner … Continue reading

formal hotel meeting room

Trying to add just that little bit extra… Been photographing the Phoenix Airport Hilton lately after their eight million dollar remodel. There are some photos it can be a little more difficult to make sexy but lighting and awareness can … Continue reading

future seminar w AZPPA

I’m working on a video for a future seminar being hosted by the Arizona Professional Photographers Association (AZPPA) in the fall and here is an image of one of the character actors expected to join us in a western setting. … Continue reading

step & repeat level three

Here’s a continuation from yesterday’s post. Step and Repeat Level 3 is a continuation of Photoshop Tutorials using repetitive individual photo elements in a geometric pattern to create artistic images. Although this tutorial stands on it’s own for advanced Photoshop … Continue reading