Senior Portrait Session

There is something really special about photographing senior pictures especially those with whom I have known their whole life. This is my nephew. He has done a lot in his eighteen years. He made the bridge you see in the pictures. He bikes, he loves his pets. He is an active daring, very intelligent man … Continue reading Senior Portrait Session

Infrared at Dalles Mtn. Ranch and Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens (April 2021)

Every once in a while I take out my infrared camera: Full spectrum converted Nikon d3200 with IR 720nm filter. I do not do it often enough, but when I do, I feel like I take it just a little bit further than I had before in how I understand how light works and how … Continue reading Infrared at Dalles Mtn. Ranch and Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens (April 2021)

Making Progress: Photoshop Painting

A couple of months ago I started taking a Photoshop Painting Course called Beyond the Brushes. It is a lot of fun and a wonderful challenge. Using a Wacom art pen, and Wacom Tablet, I have learned more control and options with photography. In high school and college I painted with oils. I wasn't really … Continue reading Making Progress: Photoshop Painting

Composite and Painting

I am working on some new skills. Compositing, painting with photoshop brushes, and using Ipad apps for more creative options. Here is a major experiment photo-painting inspired by the group How We Grow Our Food. I wanted to include a cow/milk/barn. I love old barns, and couldn't resist including one in this painting. The first … Continue reading Composite and Painting