Category Archives: Photoshop

Tall Ships photography Post-Processing

I first began photographing tall ships during SailBoston 2000. Since then, I have photographed tall ships many times from Philadelphia PA to Camden ME. SailBoston 2017 was not to be missed, being the largest gathering of tall ships in the … Continue reading

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How Do I Put A Custom Photo On My Bank Checks?

If you have a personal checking account, you can have your own photographs printed as custom backgrounds on your checks. While some of my bills are payed automatically, either through my bank or credit card, I do still write checks … Continue reading

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How to Print Photographs

You have three primary options for printing digital photographs on paper; I will offer a bit of insight to each of these. Have a photo lab print it onto photographic paper Have a photo lab print it via inkjet printing … Continue reading

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Bread Art (Photographing Bread)

For the purpose of illustrating a theme, I was recently offered the task of photographing bread. Here are the steps in making this image. Although I originally thought this shoot might require actually baking my own bread, I quickly discarded … Continue reading

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Lightroom for mobile devices

THE must-have application for photographers, Adobe Lightroom, is now available for mobile devices.  The version for iOS devices (iPhone and iPad) is released and the version for Android devices is still in beta test.  The beta for Android devices is … Continue reading

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Oil Painting Effect on a Photograph

Toying around with some software filters, I arrived at a painterly effect that I really love … in just 5 minutes.  I’m not trying to put painters out of business – just having fun. I started with an image from … Continue reading

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Softening a Photo with Bokeh 2 (by AlienSkin)

Last winter, I did a bit of backyard bird photography. Attached here is one of those images, where the bird looks quite good, but the background is distracting. As this was shot from my kitchen window, there was nothing I … Continue reading

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PhotoshopWorld 2012 in D.C.

Photoshopworld opens with pre-conference workshops the day before the conference really starts. Yesterday, I participated in Real World Concert Photography.  That was serious fun! Today, opening day, began with the keynote address.  At PSW, these things always involve a great … Continue reading

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