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Perfecting your post-processing process

These days taking an image with a DSLR camera is usually only half the process — the rest of the magic happens in post-processing. It really does not matter what

Capture some Christmas cookie cheer

It’s that time of year again when everything starts getting a little crazy. If you like to bake — especially at this time of year — don’t forget to catch

Christmas pet pawtraits

It’s Christmas and I don’t have small children or grandchildren. I only have my pets. So my daughter and I decided it was time for a new pet “pawtrait” as

Have some fun with Christmas portraits

Who says Christmas portraits have to be posed and old fashioned? Try having some fun with yours this year. Grab a friend or two, or perhaps a selfie, and combine

Victorian silo art, part two

I previously wrote a post on the original Victorian Silo Art Trail (in Australia), which I started to visit in 2017. And just recently I saw the latest installations in

Why you should print your photos

Do you ever print your photos? Not just post them on social media, but real tangible images printed on beautiful photo paper? If you don’t, then perhaps you should. Consider

Victorian silo art, part one

Australia’s farmers and rural areas have been doing it tough. Climate change is a real thing whether people wish to believe it or not. Many parts of southeast Australia (like

Quick and easy portraits in Luminar 4

As someone who works on a lot of creative portraits, I was fairly keen to try out the new Luminar 4. I had been asked to review this program, which

Getting comfortable with studio lighting

I must confess that I do prefer to work with natural light for still life photography, even bad light can be beautiful. However, it is not always possible to work

My first look at Luminar 4

I was recently given Luminar 4 to review. It is coming out later this month — Nov. 18, 2019 — and there is already a bit of a buzz happening

Creative lighting for your pumpkins

Whether you are photographing pumpkins for fall, Halloween or even Thanksgiving, it’s easy to get creative with lighting for your pumpkins. Halloween spooky Want something a little dark and dramatic,