Abstract photo art: Save multiple versions

When you are creating layered abstract photo art using Photoshop it’s important to save different versions as you work. There’s a tendency to get so involved in the creation of

Backing up your files

As I travel around the country teaching photography I often hear tales of woe from people. People who didn’t have a back-up in place for their computer. It is said

Add a workspace in Luminar Flex

With Luminar Flex, you can speed up your creative workflow by using and creating workspaces. If you use the same set of filters regularly but often change the settings you

How to add signatures to images in Photoshop

I’ve been photographing live performances for inclusion to the Sound Bites Grill Hall of Fame for about seven years. The performances are photographed live and they are processed into art

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One word for better bird photography

Here’s a tip that will make your bird photography step up a notch. Patience. Spending time getting to know your subject before beginning to make images will increase your chances

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Capturing more striking bird photographs

Bird photography or photographing birds can be quite challenging. Why you ask? Birds are everywhere. It’s a piece of cake to make bird images. Well, yes and no. It’s easy

Abstract photo art from nature, part two

My photographer friends seemed to enjoy my last post on abstract photo art photography. As my buddy Dave said, “Nice article Bob, reminded me that I need to play more!

Infrared photography extends your options

Having a camera converted to infrared can add to your creative quiver of tools. When the sun gets too harsh for most photography subjects in the landscape, infrared images tend

Adding depth and creativity with a Glow

Sometimes an image needs just a bit more ‘POP.’ While I regularly use Photoshop for my editing, I often bring my images into Luminar Flex, which has some great options

Abstract photo art from nature

Creating abstract photo art from nature is a wonderful way to turn a ho-hum overcast photo day into one that gets you some colorful décor imagery. Keep this in your

Outdoor photography at Oak Creek, part three

Oak Creek is a beautiful place. But even beautiful places can look less than stellar at midday. Infrared (IR) photography to the rescue. I break out the infrared converted camera to turn that high contrast into usable photos.