Friday, June 25, 2010

Photography Composition

A clip from the Beauty and Beast Photography Seminar with John Woodward. Here's a short clip on composition.

Monday, June 21, 2010

Lighten Up and Shoot...Tales of Andy and Micheal's PhotoQuest

Two gringos in Colombia, S.A. who love to shoot and maybe teach a little something along the way...oh and inspire!

Check out their blog as they have samples of thier wares and lots of tutorials on video. They are also on Youtube and facebook.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

What's in the bag...Damon Webster's U-tubeChannel

What do professional photographers carry in their camera bags. Damon Webster finds out as he interviews them about their rig. One of the most informative photography channels on you tube. With plenty of variety of photographers that get interviewed each giving their own take on how they go about their photography. Watch Cool Videos about Equipment and the photographer who do the work.

Check out his Youtube Channel

Roberto Blake Photographer/Graphic Designer

is a Professional Graphic Designer and Photographer, with a multi-discipline skill set that allows him to design for across mediums

Check out his website

Here's one of his lighting fx tutorials

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Monday, June 7, 2010

Fairy and Sunset Landscape PHotoshop ART

This is basically a mix of whats we call “fantasy art” and “dark/ gothic art”

If you want to learn how to make pictures like this please click on the link.  

40 Photoshop Tutorials for Amazing Lighting Effects

a number of excellent tutorials for working with lighting effects have been published.
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Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Improving Color Saturation in Photoshop with LAB

A great way to increase color saturation is using LAB which extends the color space. It is the biggest color space. Its lke a box of crayons. SRGB is a small box. Adobe RGB is larger box. Well LAB is the huge mega box with every color imaginable. Increase the color space increases the color gradation and tonality to produce some really amazing effects.

Create a Triptych image in Photoshop

A triptych is a panel of three images displayed together, but you don't always need three pictures to make one

When presenting your photos you will sometimes want to create and print them as a series of three images on a single sheet of paper rather than a single image. You might want to do this, for example, to use to decorate a gift card or for framing.

Click here to create a Triptych in Lightroom

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

HDR Exposure blending tutorial

Here's a fun and easy tutorial on making your own HDR images by blending sevearl images in photoshop using masking.
After posting Getting the Exposure Right, I received a quite a few questions about how I achieved the HDR (High Dynamic Range) version of the mailbox photo...