How often do you use Lightroom’s local adjustment tools? These three powerful tools rock the smallest adjustment to big details across areas of your image. The main sliders in Lightroom’s Develop module apply changes to the total image. When working with local adjustment tools, you’re making changes to targeted areas within the image. What are […]
Colourful photography brightens our collections, social media and websites. Our use of colour influences emotional responses to our images. Colour creates compositional wow! In photography, playing with colour is more than part of our workflow. It’s our statement, our stamp, our view. Our use of colours evolves with seasons, our moods, our subjects. How we […]
What better way to celebrate and honour Earth Day than write about water photography? Over seventy percent of the earth is covered in this beautiful and crucial resource. Within us? Water is about 60% of our internal structure. Water surrounds us in oceans, rivers, streams, glaciers and vapors. With this vital resource – every day […]
Statues and sculpture range broadly from historical figures, modern abstracts in a variety of materials to mass produced replicas of the real thing. Photographing sculptures and statues (we’ll use these interchangeably) is an artist’s view of another artist’s work. When photographing a sculpture, it can tell a story. It can also be ‘just another sculpture […]
With emotion in photography, you and the viewer connect, right? Does an image that connects with viewers mean they are remembered? Well, maybe. Photo turned to Digital Art by Sheen Watkins Emotion in photography is ever changing. Artistry and emotion start with the photographer’s mindset. Impact is felt from the standpoints of the photographer and […]
The 85mm prime lens is well known for capturing beautiful portraits. Its relatively light weight, fast speed and wide aperture also makes it a superb event lens. However, the 85mm is often overlooked as an effective tool in the nature photography arsenal.