This photo of Great Sand Dunes National Monument and the Sangre de Cristo Mountain Range, which I’ve been meaning to work on since Spring 2012, was created as a nine-exposure HDR (High Dynamic Range) image. I’m thrilled with how it turned out, especially because it was my first attempt using a new realistic HDR workflow I learned last summer. Read on to learn more about my workflow.
I’ve been taking photographs since I was six or seven years old and taking digital photos for fourteen years now. Thus, I have thousands and thousands of photos which seem to be “throw-aways.” Still, among them are countless images I just can’t bring myself to trash, because there is something special about them to me. Some are images of a treasured memory; others seem to have the latent possibility of a truly great image which simply hasn’t been brought to life yet. (more…)
Eric and Steph Paciotti had “The Wedding With the 100 Year Flood Story Behind It” and their story is now captured in a gorgeous 12×12″ hardcover Blurb wedding album book.
It was very important to me to make this bride and groom’s wedding album book turn out especially spectacular, because the couple went through sheer hell the week before their wedding. (more…)
Feeling left out of all the excitement about Adobe’s new Lightroom 5 because you have an older PC and your operating system will not run it? No worries! As Seen by Janine has created a step-by-step tutorial on how to upgrade an older PC operating system from either Windows XP or Vista to Windows 7 so you can get in on the newest Lightroom 5 creative tools! (more…)