Category Archives: Post-Processing

Here I would like to talk about post-processing techniques. To many people that means, Photoshop, but not to all. Many processes are adaptable to other programs.

Kudos and Orbital Photos

I’m excited to report that my image, “Moody River,” was selected as a finalist in the 2011 Fine Art Photography Exhibit at the ArtSpace Gallery in Herndon, Virginia. The exhibit and reception are free to the public and I hope … Continue reading

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Removing Textures from Part of an Image

Hello, all. Here I am with the final segment of our texture series. First we’ll explore how to remove the texture from parts of a photograph. Then, I’ll give you links to some online resources on textures that you will find … Continue reading

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Adding a Texture to an Image

Welcome back to our discussion on texture. This time we are going to add a texture to a second image. Presumably you have TWO photos in hand, one a processed photo of choice and the second a texture. Here is … Continue reading

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Post-processing for Textures

Although you can process textures in your image editing software the same way you process any of your other images, there are certain techniques that may help enhance your texture photograph. Texture photos often require some basic clean up. You … Continue reading

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How to Photograph a Texture

Now that you’ve found those wonderful textures you’ll want to know how to capture the best possible image. Although, most of the principles of exposure and composition apply equally well to textures, here are some factors that you’ll want to … Continue reading

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Artistic Filter Saves the Day

Good morning, dear friends.  I was going through my photos from our Great Lakes cruise.   One I particularly liked featured a house nestled in the woods, surrounded by trees in various stages of fall beauty.  The relative darkness of dawn and … Continue reading

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Fun Composite

As promised, here is the photo of Sam I composed.  This is based on a digital copy of Thomas Gainsborough’s, “The Blue Boy” and I’ve called it, yep, you guessed it, “The Blue Dog.”  I really needed a diversion the … Continue reading

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Deja Vu?

Happy Monday!  As you look at the photo posted here, you will surely recognize it from one I showed you not too long ago.  Sometimes, after living with a photo for awhile, I feel like it needs something different, or, … Continue reading

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HDR and Orton Methods

Happy Thursday, all.  I captured this photo at the Chesapeake Maritime Museum in St. Michael’s during a workshop conducted by Joe Rossbach.  The workshop was focused on HDR photography, that is, high dynamic range photography, which involves shooting the exact same … Continue reading

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