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I've heard it said all my life, "Your gear doesn't matter. It's the photographer that makes the difference." And sure, that makes sense. Without some creativity and direction, every image looks like every other image ever made. I can tell you though, with some...
Ever wish you could be in more places at once? I think we all eventually find ourselves in the position where that would be handy, but probably not recommended in real life. This is a compilation of a number of shots in my main studio space. It was really my first foray into multiplicity image manipulation. Multiplicity essentially involves taking a number of photos and blending them into one primary shot for a unique image. This particular image is a compilation of
Wow, this year has flown by. I remember every single second of it, don’t get me wrong, but it’s been chock full of new opportunities and great people. This is a project that I recently completed called ONE. It’s a video and website about the importance of finding your One Thing. The inspiration for this project came from the movie City Slickers (Castle Rock Entertainment, 1991), primarily from the scene where Jack Palance tells Billy Crystal that once he finds his One Thing, the rest of life is
A little photo retouching combined with some creative mods. In this one, the subject was beautiful as-is, but I touched-up her skin to make it nearly flawless, then converted to achromatic (black & white), then popped her scarf with a bit of the original red. The left side is before. Right side is after. I love this. Maybe you will too.
Hope you’re having a wonderful weekend wherever you are. Fall is coming and if you’re like me, you’re milking every last drop out of this summertime weather! Had some fun this weekend with an image manipulation project that essentially turns a normal image of a person into that resembling a
Shot the 2o15 South Padre Island Sand Castle Days competition this past weekend. Still getting sand out of places it really shouldn’t be.
Austin’s Pennybacker Bridge on Loop 360 is often noted as one of the best shooting locations around Austin for landscape photography. Landscape photography isn’t my primary graphical interest, but I’ve wanted to shoot this location for some time now and plugged that into my schedule around the 3rd week of September. This post if particularly oriented for those who have never shot it before and it contains a bit about what I learned in the process. Hopefully, you’ll find it helpful. Why You Want to Shoot It The 360 Bridge is an architectural achievement, suspended totally by the two points on land on either side. There are no bridge columns that extend down into the Colorado River along its