Guest Post and $100 Fracture Gift Card Code Giveaway!

Uncategorized | September 10, 2016 | By

I’m grateful for the opportunity to guest post on the Fracture blog.  Head over for a few tips on getting started with post-processing.  The fine folks at Fracture have also provided the code for a $100 gift card that you can win in the giveaway below!

If you haven’t tried Fracture, here is your chance to take a free test drive.  Fracture prints your photos directly to glass – it is a picture frame and mount all in one.  I’ve had some of my images printed on Fracture and have been very pleased with the results.  The prints are sharp with vibrant colors and look great on glass. 

Enter the giveaway below for a chance to win the gift card.  Don’t have a favorite image to print?  I’ll throw in one of mine – you can select any image from my 500px portfolio and I’ll send you a link to download that image for your personal use.

1 winner will be randomly selected from a maximum of 50 entrants.  Good luck!!

 

 

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Cropping to Improve Your Images

In The Lab | August 6, 2016 | By

A simple crop can often dramatically improve your images.  Here is a quick tutorial on cropping in Lightroom:

Got Fringe? Try Inner Glow

In The Lab, Post-processing | April 3, 2016 | By

Compositing in Photoshop often requires creating delicate cutouts and placing them on new backgrounds.  Even the most careful selections have a bit of fringing that must be removed to allow for seamless blending with the background.  In this video, I show you how use a simple inner glow layer style to remove fringing.  

 

Simple (and fast) Dodging and Burning in Photoshop

In The Lab, Post-processing | March 25, 2016 | By

Dodging and burning is often used to add depth to an image and there are a variety of ways to dodge and burn within Photoshop.  This video demonstrates a simple technique to get you started.

Before & After – Early Morning Trolley, New Orleans

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    After-Early Morning Trolley
    BeforeEarly Morning TrolleyAfter

The before image was taken during the early morning hours under heavy fog conditions along Canal Street in New Orleans.  The after image is the result of post-processing in Lightroom, Photoshop CC, and On1 Photo 10.