Abstraction

More and more, when I’m on my weekly photo hike, I try to frame the images I wanted directly in my camera. That may mean changing lenses so I can get in tight, or changing my orientation to change the photo’s perspective. I also shoot in very high resolution, which seems to allow me more […]

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Before & After – eyes have it

I shoot all my photos almost exclusively with my Nikon D60. I also have a little Nikon Cool Pix that I use occasionally. The quality is good with the point-n-shoot, but I love my DSLR camera. When I got O’Dell (that’s what call Him), a 18-55mm lens was included and I shot only with that […]

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Before & After – a new perspective

The images for this week are all Straight out of Camera. The only editing was to resize. Each set was taken with the same lens, same camera settings, and at the same distance from the subject. The only difference was my willingness to sacrifice my knees for the craft that I love. Over the last […]

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Before & After – on the move

Before & After is moving to Mondays. If you would like to join the photography fun, check out the challenge rules here, then get busy with your camera and show off your photo editing skills. Here are some previous challenges to get you started, you can still join in on any of these: Black and […]

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Before & After: sunset contrails

I love photographing sunsets and sunrises. Luckily, I live in an area where there are many beautiful locations, all on their own, to capture these sky shots. When editing these, I try to keep it to a minimum, usually only altering the image enough so that it conveys, as closely as I can, the sunset […]

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Before & After: inaugral edition

Camera: Nikon D60 Lens: 55-200mm Settings: Auto Editing: Picnik Effects: cropped (using Rule of Thirds), resized, adjusted color saturation (+), increased sharpness, added watermark The only changes I made to the original image was to resize for posting and add a watermark. I have Aperture 3 photo-editing software installed on my MacBook, where I do […]

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