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

tuesday photo art thom rouse

Photo Art Tuesday – Thom Rouse – M.Photog, MEI, CR, CPP, F-ASP Tuesday’s on Successful-Photographer, now dedicated to the art of converting images beyond that of a photograph and converting the image in a more Painterly/Artistic direction. We’ll be taking … Continue reading

tuesday photo art – helen yancy

Tuesday Painterly Photo Art – Helen Yancy Tuesday’s on Successful-Photographer, now dedicated to the art of converting images beyond that of a photograph and converting the image in a more Painterly/Artistic direction. We’ll be taking to look at the artist/photographers … Continue reading

creating art from photography

Photography Art – Making Painterly Images I am extremely fortunate in many ways, one of which is being named a PPA Approved Juror. This gives me the opportunity to be exposed to photographers creativity in a very intense, concentrated form. … Continue reading