Watercolors in Photoshop

A couple of years ago I took the Creative Live class with Jack Davis on how to paint with Photoshop.  I’ve watched the videos a couple of times and each time I’ve made a commitment to sit down and practice the various techniques until I’ve learned them and can do…

Getting Into Digital Painting and Composites

I have my photography and hubby has his corvette.  I serve as the photographer for our Texas Corvette Association club and I build and maintain their website.  Sometimes I actually put my skills to work at home as well. Hubby wanted a car display board for his corvette that he…

Moving from Flickr to Smugmug

So I have be away from blogging for some time now…  it is amazing how busy one gets in retirement.  Funny how I ever had time to work!. So I decided that I have owned a Smugmug account for over three years and it was fine time I began to…

Having Fun with Panorama

This is the post office building in Bucharest.  And it is definitely NOT circular.  It does however take up an entire block and is a massive old building. I stood on the opposite side of the street and took six images portrait with the camera.  The original image thumbnails are…

Lightroom HDR Merge

While I’m not a fan of the HDR craze and I seldom use HDR effects to get the grundy or over processed look to my images, I do find opportunities when the HDR functionality comes in handy to keep an image that might otherwise have ended up in the bit…

Texas Wildflowers or Tractors!

The Capture San Antonio Photography group met at 6:45am and headed out to the countryside in search of wildflowers.  It is that time of year when the fields are in bloom and they are gorgeous! But the day was rainy (but warm) and I didn’t really see anything spectacular over…