Hi everyone! It looks like we’re just about ready to close the door on another year, so I thought I’d recap some of my favorite images, workshops, and techniques that I learned in 2013. As a photographer, I think it’s really important to always look at new creative techniques and things you can try in the field to get images that stand out. Sometimes, that can be as simple as trying to photograph something you’ve already captured in a different way. Other times, it might be learning new software tools for creative post-processing. Let’s take a recap through 2013, shall we? Continue reading My 2013 Photographic Year in Review
I’ve put together a small gallery over at my Google+ page with some of my favorite images from the past year. 2012 was a great year for getting out and taking photos! Not only was there new gear to try out (Nikon D4, D800e), but I also got to go to some really fun locations to lead photo tours, like Texas, Florida, and the South Dakota Badlands.
These shots were all captured with Nikon cameras and lenses, and I processed them using the techniques I teach and write about, including Capture NX2, Photoshop, Color Efex Pro 4, Silver Efex Pro 2, HDR Efex Pro 2, and texture blending.
Looking back on the year, the main thing I learned was to keep exploring new techniques and not be afraid to screw up. Not every image works out the way your mind’s eye sees it. That’s ok; it’s part of photography. Not every image needs wild processing, but sometimes it’s fun to explore artistic treatments.
I hope you enjoy my small contribution to photography in 2012, and I’m already excited about visiting new places and meeting new people in 2013.
I am able to offer archival gallery prints of any of these images, should you have an empty wall. Just contact me for more information. jason(at)luminescentphoto(dot)com