Digital Art

There has been much talk about digital art and what it is and if it is a legitimate art form. Recently someone took someone else’s work added a few basic adjustments, such as contrast, brightness etc and entered the work in a competition as their own. This is obviously not an acceptable thing to do. With my digital art, I take a series of images that I have shot or have the rights to use and then combine the layers. Continue reading Digital Art

Great course at 50% OFF, be quick so you don’t miss out.

This is a letter from David Peterson letting me know of a great discount on his course. It is such a great offer for beginner or intermediate photographers that I wanted to pass the opportunity onto all of you. David is the owner and creator of digital-photo-secrets and “The Dash” program. I would encourage anyone who wants to learn more and do it at there own pace to have a look at this video series. Here is the letter: Hi, Continue reading Great course at 50% OFF, be quick so you don’t miss out.

Update

Hi Everyone, Just wanted to give you a quick update. I have just finished my sixth book in the “Quick Tips from a Pro Photographer” Series You can see all the titles here¬†http://amzn.to/1DG8tbD I am still doing photo critiquing and coaching and am enjoying helping others as well as getting some spending money. If you are subscribed to the Adobe Creative Cloud then there is a new Lightroom called Lightroom CC which you get as part of your subscription, so Continue reading Update

Photo Courses, Which one and Why?

Do you want to take better pictures? Do you have a new baby in the family? Know someone who’s getting married? Are you going on holidays? Taking a trip? Looking for a new hobby? Got children or grandchildren who you want to capture as they grow? Love Scrap Booking? Dealing with illness? Someone getting engaged? Birthdays or Christmas coming up? Have pets? Whether it’s a special occasion or just part of everyday life, we like to capture the moments so Continue reading Photo Courses, Which one and Why?

New Camera, where do I start?

This is a question I am often asked. We upgrade either because our old camera died or because we want a camera with more options or some lovely person buys us a fantastic gift, but suddenly we are looking at something that seems to talk a different language to the one we are used to. My first instruction is going to sound really basic and overwhelming at the same time, but keep reading. Firstly, read the manual….I know it’s huge Continue reading New Camera, where do I start?

Disappointed with some of your photos?

How often have you got home from a trip or a fantastic day out and loaded your pics ready to show them to your family and friends and you look at them on the computer screen and realize they aren’t showing what it was really like? You are so disappointed, because you wanted them to share the great time you had. Well despair no more, there is a way you can learn to bring the photos back to life. All Continue reading Disappointed with some of your photos?