Join me on my journey to learn, practice, cry, rip my hair out, smile and grow as a photographer. The purpose of this blog is to share my experience and the images I create, and maybe even get some feedback along the way. I hope to show significant growth as time goes on.
My style is bold, colorful and edgy with a touch of sarcasm.
Thursday, November 7, 2013
I love playing with Photoshop and trying different looks. I lean towards sharp details, contrast and bright colors to give a dramatic feel to the images I feel is pretty powerful. I also like photos that have a grunge edge to them, although I am still fine tuning those skills. Here are a few before and afters from a shoot I did with my dog, Nikita, at my house.
I rented a 70-200mm f2.8 USM lens for this shoot, and although I loved it, I think I want to go with the IS lens. This will probably be the next lens added to my collection if/when I can finally pull the trigger.
After: this one doesn't require too much editing because I love the
original shot. Just a couple items to give it a little pop. This is
often my go to image to try different looks from the super grunge to
Here is one more before and after of Nikita up in Payson, AZ. This one exemplifies more of my stlye; the color of the grass is brighter, the rock stands out more, and there is more detail in Nikita's fur with more texture. 50mm / ISO 200 / f4.5 / shutter speed 1/320