Category Archives: Still Life

Not so very long ago

I don't "set up" a whole lot of shots, but I spent a few minutes on this one, and I thought I'd take the time to write up the lighting setup.  The composition of the shot is pretty simple....
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Adding textures in Photoshop

Fresh   I've seen some nice examples of this technique, now, and I've been meaning to try this for a while.  You can see what I'm talking about here -- there's a texture added to the photo here, helping to give a little interest to a really simple...
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Textures

I came back from a recent trip to Gettysburg, PA with around 1500 photos, most of which were battlefield shots.  Although some of these turned out well, most were "shot from the hip", so they're fairly unremarkable compared to your typical tourist shots. During...
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Packed away, but not forgotten

When I last visited Slate Run Metro Park, it was January.  Snow covered the ground, the house on the historic farm was closed up, and the staff was preparing for maple syrup season.  Half a year later, the grounds are humming with insects,...
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Partial Saturation

Last weekend, I went for a hike and stumbled on a little historic farm in the middle of the park.  This farm had all sorts of fantastic photo opportunities, and I was excited to get home and try processing a few in black & white.  I'm not really much...
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