Jun 15, 2011

Instagram Effect

My twitter timeline is being flooded with instagram photos. Thanks for this heavy deluge of serious photo editing, guys. Not sure why everyone is so deep into this instagram business. I mean c’mon, after a few shots you’ve kinda seen it and it becomes somewhat repetitive, right? But even I must admit it can be a fun effect when used sparingly. But here’s the thing: I don’t have an iPhone….

Dec 26, 2010

To Video Tutorial. Or Not to Video Tutorial.

Been trying out some stuff on the iMac and I’m in love, people! Madly, passionately, head over heels in love. Having so much fun with it. Not sure why I waited this long to make the transfer, there was nothing to worry about—I feel right at home. It’s all so easy and intuitive. Anyway, to make a long story short; I ran into some great video capturing software and wanted…

Sep 9, 2010

Black and White Processing

A long time ago, longer than I care to admit, I used color filters for my B&W photography. Carried those darn things with me everywhere. Suffice to say this was way before there even were digital cameras. It was fun to fool around with them and it taught me a great deal about B&W photography. Lessons that were particularly useful to me later in life, when I entered the wondrous…

Aug 24, 2010

Blue Cast be Gone

Nothing is more annoying to me than a color cast in the blue range all over my photos. It makes body parts look alien and everything else looks al gloomy and depressing. For me an auto white balance usually triggers a blue cast. Auto WB never worked for me, it just doesn’t. No matter how expensive the camera I’m shooting with. So I prefer eyeballing the light and manually adjusting…

Jun 24, 2010

Green, Green Grass of Home

Here’s a quick and easy way to freshen up grass that has been burnt and dried out by the sun.

May 11, 2010

Content Aware Fill

The new CS5 is out and it has some really nifty features. Like the new Content Aware Fill for starters. It absolutely rocks!