Listening to something while doing a bit of editing…

(Source: Spotify)

Here is another tree that caught my attention from the Easter egg hunt in Tappan Square this morning. I hope he didm;t mind his picture being taken.

Spring is finally beginning in my little corner of the world. We attended an Easter egg hunt in Tappan Square and I couldn’t resist getting some shots of the trees. I think it’s the Celtic in me. 

Tonight there was a beaufiful Sunset. Now I did not have My tripod with me. My lens does have image stabilization though, but even with that I only got one good image. It’s ok, though, at least I got this one. :-) 

Here is another shot from the other day’s white portrait shoot. 

Anonymous asked: How do you do your bed sheet photography? I can't seem to get the infinite white background to the same effect.

I light mine with a speed light. Then I use photoshop to help get out the wrinkles, etc. Because the speed light doesn’t quite light the back evenly I will use a tool, like the clone stamp tool, making sure I sample the brightest part of the back, and paint out the wrinkles. It gets touchy around the subject though, so you’ll have to mask them with a selection first. You’d use the same process as removing a person from the background, but you’re not actually removing them, you’re just painting it in. 

One day then I have a studio, I can use a seamless and light it properly :-) Until then though, it’s a mix between my speed light and photoshop. I hope  this helps. Let me know how it works for you. :-)

Another white portrait from the bed sheet photographer. :-)

Ohio farms in the early morning. No blossoms yet, but soon. I can’t wait. :-)

I finally purchased a monitor calibration tool and I thought I would retouch an older photo and upload it to see how much of a difference there is. I looked through some older photos after I performed the calibration and I was really shocks at the difference in a lot of them. If you have the time, please feel free to let me know if the image looks good and if the colors look correct. Thank you!

Had some fun with a kite today. It was really nice. The kite kind of looks like a butterfly.