Selecting Hair – Masking with Channels

Posted on: February 6th, 2017 0

Sometimes the “Select and Mask” function (or the older “Refine Edge”) in Adobe Photoshop doesn’t cut it. Do you find yourself trying to make a selection and mask this way and can’t get good results? Then you should check out this “old-school” technique for creating a selection, using CHANNELS!

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The Fuji XT10

Posted on: September 12th, 2016 0

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Mostly the bad and the ugly

Before I bought this camera, which wasn’t exactly cheap, I watched several XT10 reviews on YouTube. It wasn’t until I had it in my hands and started using it that several annoying features presented themselves. NOBODY reported them, so I feel it my duty to bring them to light.

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What Have I Been Up To?

Posted on: July 25th, 2016 0

Not that anyone has asked, but the fact is I haven’t been been entering any shows or exhibitions, nor have I been making any new videos for some time. Heck. I haven’t created a new piece in months! Here’s why. (more…)

Intro to Layer Masks

Posted on: November 5th, 2015 0

Layer Masks are a fundamental yet super-powerful tool in Photoshop. When you begin to understand them, you realize how useful they are….probably THE most useful feature in Photoshop!

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Single Point Autofocus

Posted on: March 12th, 2015 2

The Best Autofocus Techniques for General Shooting

This is yet another attempt at creating a useful tutorial on Autofocus. (more…)