Creative Beach Photos, 5 Examples

I take a lot of photos at beaches. Some a really great. Most are just nice. So, I wondered what would happen if I re worked a couple of dozen to get some more creative beach photos, post processing. I came up with some interesting variations. Creative Beach Photos...

A Distinctive Viewpoint

For me any photographing of inanimate objects, comes under the general heading of still life, though, technically, that is somewhat expansive.  To keep it honest, however, I will just call it a distinctive viewpoint. If you are a landscape photographer you could think of these photos as inanimate landscape....

Texture, 6 Refreshing Ideas

Adding Texture To My Photos I have just recently starting to update some of my photos to give them a little pop with textures. Below is one I took for a class, of oranges. For this photo I took a texture from a collection I bought called Mystical Lights...

3 Superb Custom Sky Programs

Adding One Or More Custom Sky Programs To Your Photo Editing Tools Will Change An Okay Photogrpah Into A Superb Photograph For years I would enhance my photos by changing the sky, in Photoshop or Gimp.As part of that process, however, I needed to bring the sky tones/colors into...

3 Sensational Ideas For Landscape Photography

There Are Many Ideas, Sensational Or Not.  Here Are 3 Of Mine. I am by no means a landscape genius.  Over time I have developed a few ideas that allow me to get the most out of my photographs. Those ideas are: Shooting HDR (high dynamic range) is often...

4 Creative Photography Ideas

Simple Alluring Post Processing Creative Photography Creative is what YOU call creative, not what someone else does. Your result could be a simple change,  something utterly strange or merely alluring. You may have seen my previous post  5 Intriquing Creative  In Camera Photography Ideas – With Detailed Photos. In...

The Good, The Bad & The Spoiler x 5

Or – the Joys (Good),  Frustrations (Bad) & Bumps (Spoiler) You Encounter As A Photographer I usually carefully plan my photo shoots, be it a NYC Street Life walk, a casual hike or a set of vacation photos. Sometimes, however,  things go bump in the night.  Below are five...

12 Candid Photographs- A Single Expression

How I Take Candid Photographs I do take lots of candid photos of people, no posing, no smiling for the camera. I like to catch people in whatever mood they are in at the moment. I do not, necessarily, care if I include facial expression, though that is a...

HDR 101 Such An Incredible Idea

Incredible  HDR When to shoot for HDR: When you are shooting – mostly landscape – and you have significant or extreme lighting differences between the foreground, middle ground and background.  If you are like me, however, almost always when shooting landscape. The technical explanation: High-dynamic-range imaging is a high...