I’m running a bit behind this holiday season, but after much procrastination, here is the behind the scenes production of this years Christmas Card.
With the holidays upon us and homes and streets extra illuminated for the season, now is a great time to demonstrate a feature on your camera called Slow Sync Flash. This is a incredibly easy feature to enable and will render significantly better results in your photographs. Take a quick look at the video below and then scroll down for a side-by-side recap. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qm6b9_HhbXM]
The early 2000’s were the dark ages of online print services. I tried a bunch of them: Apple, Ofoto, CafePress and probably a few others that are no longer around. They all had one thing in common… the prints were not very good. Then I stumbled upon an Mpix.com advertisement while thumbing through a photography magazine…
In this video I will share an experiment I have been exploring in Adobe Illustrator trying to make isometric illustrations using the 3-D “extrude and bevel” effect.
Here’s a short video demonstrating how you can make mundane objects look fantastic! When I first saw these colored glass bottles in the clearance rack at the craft store I knew they could make for an interesting photo. Here is a video documenting my journey to bring these 25 cent bottles to life. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U-6Pmba9BJg]
The following is a series of images inspired by the paintings of Norman Rockwell. The subjects were photographed against a white, vinyl backdrop which aided in the extraction process. The subjects are then places onto a solid white background and the shadows are painted back in where needed.
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyt1fcUskFE]Light Painting is a technique that I enjoy applying to still life images. I use a small, single LED pen light. One mistake folks make is using a flashlight with a beam that projects too broad of a light pattern. For example, the small LED light on your cel phone, though it looks like nothing significant,…