If you've followed my page at any point, you'll probably get that I love using textures on my photography. Although I do buy textures from other artists, making them for myself seemed like a logical, creative process. My textures are now for sale at my brand new Etsy shop and I'd be thrilled if you'd … Continue reading Textures
At the request of several people, I have uploaded some screen recordings to explain my use of textures. The first video shows the basics of how to add a texture, and the second expands on that to show how to add more than one texture, and how to use a layer mask to remove texture … Continue reading Youtube Tutorials
Yes - I admit to having suffered a certain level of Adobephobia. I flat refused to pay a monthly subscription to the package when there were lots of alternatives out the for a one-off cost. Trouble is, you begin to realise it's never a one-off cost!!! I happily used Photoshop elements 2014 for a fair … Continue reading Adobe Phobia in Remission
In case that's left you scratching your head, I'll start with a picture of an L Bracket. This is a Pig Iron, generic bracket similar to this one. I've had one my camera for around a year or so now and I would hate to be without it.But what the heck is it for? It's a … Continue reading L Bracket
Until some time last week, I had heard of the Orton Effect and sort of knew what it did, and I was aware that some landscape photographers and many woodland photographers processed their work to gain a sort of dreamy effect without really softening the focus too much. I hadn't clicked that this was, in … Continue reading The Orton Effect
Out with my filters experimenting with long exposures.
So much for writing on my blog regularly! What happened? Well - Summer happened. I ended up so busy out and about with a camera in between working on a project with my partner to repair the caravan that we bought - which is a long story but if you buy a second hand caravan, … Continue reading I Failed Again!!