I want to wish all of my readers my sincere best wishes for a happy holiday season! Thank you for being part of my extended photography “family.”
If you enjoyed my Death Star image post, here’s a quick tutorial on how I did it. All you need is Photoshop and some layer blending prowess. Should Ewoks disable the shield generator, however, you’re on your own to defend it. The same technique works with overlaying images of the moon on cityscapes.Share This Story
Death Star over eastern Colorado, USASometimes, you just gotta add the Death Star to your image for a little creative fun! I captured the original image while leading a photo workshop in eastern Colorado, and added the Death Star in Photoshop.
Nikon D810 with 24-120mm f/4 AFS G VR zoom Nikkor lens
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I’m pleased to announce two instructional photo safaris for spring 2017! These are small-group excursions to photographically interesting places where I will give each participant personalized attention on composition, camera techniques, and post-processing. Make your plans to join me this spring!
Head down to Georgia this spring as we explore the 40 acres of rusted cars and trucks at Old Car City USA and discover creative ways of capturing their colors and textures. Limit: 12
Join me in Moab, Utah, as we explore some of the finest landscapes in the American southwest and learn fine-art capture and processing techniques each day. Limit: 8
Originally published December 2010. Updated Dec. 9, 2016
‘Tis the season for family portraits. If you’re like me, you’ve got friends and family who say “you’re a photographer, will you shoot portraits for me?” Unfortunately, these people don’t always understand that photographing landscapes and wildlife is completely different from photographing people. I mean, the camera is the same, but that’s about it.
So what should you do when asked to shoot portraits? Here are some tips and gear recommendations that should get you started.