One of the creative things I love aside from actually shooting is turning a few of my favorite shots into something a bit more artsy, textured and layered. Sometimes I just love to turn a shot into something retro and seventies because, well, I have pictures of me and my brother that I love that have that look and I'm sorta nostalgic like that. And of course I love black and white. That's what I feel in love with when photography took hold of me. Robert Frank, Henri Cartier-Bresson...
Here's a shot I loved (it's also in the header above) but wanted to pull some other emotions out of it by tweaking it in photoshop using Totally Rad actions and a texture overlay. These actions I go to daily for my editing workflow. Some for simple adjustments and some for the more artsy stuff I love to do. If you look through the posts below, you'll see some of the photos I've played with a bit and this is a look that people come to me for when ordering wall portraits. Why be ordinary?
I just got this canvas cluster for this client. You can see this above shot in the below photo to see it out of the camera. I can't wait to go over there after these are hung to take a photo for you all to see. The canvas clusters look amazing and it's a great alternative to having one huge canvas.
I am so very excited to finally have my new blog and web site done! For this blog, the great developers at Into the Darkroom, took the crazy jumble in my brain and came up with this cool design that I LOVE! It has my beachy colors, vintage frames and, oh, check out the "Favorites"! You can vote for your favorite photo now! How sweet is that! I think I'll start some contests using this feature so make sure to subscribe to my rss feed. (If you are looking for an older post, my old blog can still be seen here for awhile.)
My web site is all new too. I have bigger photos, more galleries and the same great branding as the blog. I feel complete! :-)
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