sound bites grill – richardson

Walt Richardson & Friends at Sound Bites Grill Sedona What a great show! Walt is known for his reggae music, but he is so much more. He’s a legendary songwriter with a big heart, and it shows during his performance. … Continue reading

tuesday painterly art – elias

       Tuesday Painterly Art – Kristi Elias I have watched Kristi grow and set her work apart from others on so many levels. It has been an amazing journey to watch. Here is some of Kristi’s work and words to … Continue reading

tuesday painterly art – blankenship

Tuesday Painterly Photo Art Angela Blankenship – M.Photog., CPP Angela came to my attention as a recommendation* from a past featured artist, Heather Michelle Chinn. When I went to look at Angela’s work on her website I was immediately taken … Continue reading

international photographic competition – pt 4

International Photographic Competition – Part 4 Change is in the air! Due to a change in this year’s judging procedure, I can share my Loan Collection images from the International Photographic Competition (IPC) put on by Professional Photographers of America … Continue reading

photography play

Playing with Images What do you do for fun? I find myself playing with my photography images in Photoshop. This is where I test out new ideas, explore possibilities, and have a bit of a romp through Adobe Photoshop’s Blending … Continue reading

tuesday photo artist – julieanne kost

Tuesday Painterly Photo Art Julieanne Kost – Adobe Photoshop Evangelist – Part One One of my heroes, Kost, has been an inspiration from the first time I saw her give a presentation on Photoshop. Knowledgeable, talented, giving, humble, and funny … Continue reading

sunday photo/art quote – newton

Sunday Photo/Art Quote – Helmut Newton What is your job as a photographer? If portraiture is your genre then showing people at their best is your work. That means you need to be very good at lighting the form to … Continue reading

reticulation effect

Reticulation Reticulation. “H’mmm, Bob what the heck are you talking about?” If you asked the question above you probably were not a black and white film photographer from past days. We usually learned about the reticulation effects when we treated … Continue reading

photography book review – after the camera

 Photography Book Review After the Camera, by Thom Rouse Digital Transformations for Conceptual Nude & Portrait Photography Way more than a How-to, After the Camera, is a peek into the mind of a wonderfully creative artist. You can’t help but … Continue reading