Portraits are a very common form of photography but that doesn't mean that they are extremely easy to capture. Whether of individuals or groups, posed or candid, there are almost endless options for how to take portrait shots. I'm going to go over just a few examples of portrait photograph and how they all work. This … Continue reading Portraits and Enhancements
I decided to give conceptual photography a try. The photo I put together was very simple and only took a few steps. Essentially all I had to do was take a photo of the model standing in front of the two trees. After I edited that image in Lightroom, I took a picture of a … Continue reading Conceptual Photography
Idaho Falls magazine is having a photography contest and I decided to submit a photo of mine for consideration. This is a photo that was taken as a part of a macro shoot in a photography class I'm currently taking. It was taken outside the classroom. The shot was a little hard to capture because … Continue reading Idaho Falls Magazine Photo Contest
This photo is the one that I've picked to print off. I decided to use a few different adjustment layers to spice up the image. First I decided to use the Adobe Color Lookup filter to add a creative effect to it. The effect is called Candlelight.CUBE. It gives the photo a warm vintage tone. … Continue reading Fine Art Print
I was able to put together a photo book with all of the pictures that I took this semester. Right off the bat, using Blurb's InDesign plugin made the whole process significantly easier. You can find A link to the plugin here. The 20-page book features a variety of different focuses. The 9 categories are … Continue reading My Photo Book
What is a Macro Shot? Macro shots, simply put, are extremely close up shots of subjects. Often times the subjects are made up of fruit, plants, or small objects like coins. I chose a variety of objects to photograph for this macro shoot and the results were incredibly interesting. Water Drops The first few subjects … Continue reading Macro Fun
Landscapes are probably one of the more recognizable forms of photography. From rec rooms in suburban homes to upscale kitchens in the urban scene, it seems like everyone loves them. I decided to go out and give them a try myself.I wanted to have graves be in the majority of the pictures so I went … Continue reading Land(scapes) Ho!