Symmetry in Posing

November 15, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Symmetry and Connections in Posing There is something special when you can get subjects to pose in a nearly identical manner while showing connection between the two parties. It often takes careful working between the two partners as well as a careful eye on the part of the photographer. One can certainly use a variety of techniques in photo edit...
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Immersive Experience

November 08, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
An Immersive Experience Recently I had the opportunity while in Nevada to attend the Shark Reef Aquarium. The aquarium itself had quite a variety of sealife, but also had a 3D immersive underwater experience similar to what one may find at some of the major theme parks. While it would be difficult to try to simulate that experience without quite b...
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Not quite so Seamless

November 01, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Not Quite so Seamless Many portrait photographers have been in the situation where a model or subject does something spontaneous, it may look good, funny, or in some cases may actually be a 'money shot'. Unfortunately, you may not be in the perfect position to capture the shot as you would like. Seamless paper had some great advantages, and comes...
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Targeted adjustments- Revisited

October 18, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Targeted Adjustments - Revisited Photoshop has long had a tool that what Adobe calls a targeted adjustment. It is located under the curves dialog box which looks like a pointed finger. In theory, you may select a portion of the image with this tool (either in RGB mode, or a color channel) and by moving the 'hand' icon up or down one should be abl...
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Lack Luster Images?

September 27, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Lack Luster Images- Tonal Values in Lightroom and ACR Many photographers have shot an image that although the camera settings seemed correct, seemed to lack luster when the image appeared on their computer screen especially if shot in the raw format. Sometimes that image may need a little adjustment, or quite a bit. The above image was shot agains...
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