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Month: October 2012

Before and After

Before and After

I was asked to show an image before I went in and tweaked it. While this picture itself isn’t technically perfect as you can see the camera (never the photographers fault) locked focus on his guitar strap. The lighting in the room was horrific and I called it urine yellow for lack of a better description. Since I shoot in RAW I could go back in and color correct it for tungsten lighting, use my best friend forever, the histogram…

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Harmonic

Harmonic

I shot an event what seems like a long time ago but it really wasn’t. I hated how the images came out in the end due to my lack of knowledge of lighting so color correction was a huge issue. I also knew that if they were converted to black and white they would look great. With my now greatly enhanced lighting knowledge I knew that I was shooting under tungsten lights so I white balanced for that. Then using…

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Remnants of Summer

Remnants of Summer

The parental units like the nature stuff and I cut my teeth photographing flowers until I could take a picture of a flower in my sleep.  I learned how to edit pics with flowers because they have so much color in them you learn to adjust color and contrast.  These are just some throw aways I snapped while out walking from dropping my car off at the shop for some new tires.

Mohammed

Mohammed

I think I have mentioned I really do portrait work when I’m not mucking about with other crap.  This was all shot on my Canon 5DMK2 using mainly my 35mm lens.  The lighting was done with a small LED on a light stand and a flash.  I didn’t have any diffusers with me so I just adjusted the LED brightness and the flash manually.  Mohammed just posed as he wanted and I shot the pictures.  He specifically requested that they…

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