Harsh light and texture

Sometimes you don’t get the ideal light when you show up at a place. In this case, the timing was everything, and given the agenda for our trip, we ended up at the truck lot at high noon on a very bright sunny day. Not a cloud in the sky. When that happens, you...

Knowing what and how much to process matters

One of the most challenging parts of working with an image can be knowing how much to process the file. This image from Artist Point up by Mount Baker in the North Cascades is an excellent example of one of the biggest considerations I think about when processing my...
Photoshop Virtual Summit 4 is next Week

Photoshop Virtual Summit 4 is next Week

I am really excited to be part of the Photoshop Virtual Summit next week. I, along with 19 other instructors, will be teaching a free week of Photoshop classes. I am teaching a color correction class and a sharpening class. I hope you can join me. Also the early bird...
Shifting your perspective

Shifting your perspective

I had headed out the other day to find some more of the local birds with the new Z 9 and the 100-400 down by the lagoon. The tide was out and most of the birds were way off in the distance. After walking for a bit and taking pictures of tiny specs against the sky,...
I see you

I see you

We don’t have many four-legged predators on Whidbey Island. Other than the occasional lost bear who makes the swim to the island, the coyote stands as the “apex predator”. For all the times I hear them yipping and barking, I don’t see them...