I get this question a lot. And I think most novice photographers agonize over which lens will allow them to take amazing photos. Let’s set the record straight up front. A lens, like a camera doesn’t take great photos……the photographer does. In a very real sense, the camera doesn’t matter….any one who knows me knows that I say that a lot…..and mean it. However, I feel that LENSES are much more important than camera bodies.
Archive for July, 2011
The Fine Art of Shooting Bubbles
Art is serious business. In my experience, many artists act as though they are the most important people on the planet. I guess they must be, right? In that spirit I wanted to be super-important too, so I chose the lofty subject of bubbles to help me gain entree into the rarefied world of The Most Important People on the Planet.
This video is the first in a series on how to create this image in Photoshop Elements 9 and above. If you don’t have PSE 9 forget it, because this tutorial relies heavily on the power of Image Layer Masks; which only became available in PSE 9. (more…)
Aliens – Part 2
This video is the second in the series on how to create this image in Photoshop Elements 9 and above. It picks up where the first one leaves off, so you MUST watch that one first! (more…)