Friday, April 29, 2011

"Turn Around, Look At Me"

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"Turn Around, Look At Me"
©David A. Ziser

This is an image I made last year.  I was reviewing it for another project and stumbled upon this image which I like a lot.  I was shooting several available light images around their home, hence the high ISO you’ll see below.  The bride started heading out the door to get into the waiting limo.  I called to her an she turned and I captured this image – great expression, soft tonalities, all the qualities of a nice wedding photograph.

It was in the post processing that the final image came together for me.  I de-saturated the image then kicked the Fill Light slider to about 40.  I just like that kind of soft, airy look in my B&W images.

The finishing touch was to slide the Clarity slider all the way down to –77.  Because of the tonalities that the Clarity slide affects, you get almost a kind of “halation” effect we got back in the film days when the background was super overexposed.  For me, the –77 Clarity setting just added that last little bit of softness and airiness to the image.

Camera specs: Canon 5D Mark II fitted with Canon 24-105 IS lens at 47mm, F4.0 @ 1/1250 second, ISO 1600.  Enjoy!  -David

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p.s.  Hey gang, I got the image up today but I’m bailing on the second post.  We are heading to the airport shortly and time is at a bit of a crunch.

How about I see you bright and early on Monday.  Have a great weekend and I’ll see you then,  David

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Photographer #280: Sylwana Zybura

Sylwana Zybura, 1979, Poland, is better known in the photographic community as Madame Peripetie. She works and lives in Germany. She received a B.A. in photography and an M.A. in applied linguistics. She was recently published in the book Geschossen+Gedruckt due to winning the Druckerei Seltmann Werbefotopreis. She won the prestigious advertisement photography prize in the category People / Emotion with images of her Dream Sequence series. Sylwana's images are surreal, fantastical and often bizarre and imaginative. Her fairy tale photographs are sometimes dark and moody, but others are bright in color and humerous. It is a mix of fashion photography and sculpture, using various fabrics and objects to achieve her end results. She is influenced by surrealism, dadaism, the new wave era of the 80's, the British post punk scene and the avantgarde theater of Robert Wilson. The following images come from the series Dream Sequence, Pugh-Atory and Warriors in the Dark.




Website: www.madameperipetie.com

"Things Are Looking Up At The Fairmont"

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"Things Are Looking Up At The Fairmont"
©David A. Ziser

This is another image I made while exploring Banff, Alberta, Canada and the surrounds.  We took a day trip over to Lake Louise and stopped in the beautiful Fairmont Hotel to warm up after our freezing walk across the frozen lake.

I was just resting in the lobby waiting on LaDawn who was wondering the nearby gift shop when I leaned back and noticed this really cool looking upper level of the hotel.  As luck would have it, my trusty Sigma 8-16mm lens was in place on my camera.

I simply leaned back as far as I could, framed up the image and shot away. Granted, this is no image for Architectural Digest, but the experience was a nice “eye exercise” in composition.  First of all I like all the strongly converging lines created by the super wide angle lens.  Next, I like the contrasting warm and cool colors. I also like the contrasting elements the curving arches, chandelier, and corner railings against the straight lines of the second floor soffit and pillars.

I thought the combination of all these elements made for an interesting and pleasing visual experience.

Camera specs: Canon 7D fitted with Sigma 8-16mm lens at 8mm, F4.5 @ 1/30 second, ISO 200.  Enjoy!  -David

Business Day Thursday: Rethinking The Sales Pitch

Good Morning Everybody,

Texas School2Well, the bags are packed (almost) and we’re ready to hit the trail again.  Tomorrow we head off to Dallas, Texas where I’ll be teaching at Texas School for a week.  I taught at the school years ago so I’m really looking forward to see how things have changed since presenting there a few years ago.  A lot of our fiends are teaching during the week so it will be good to catch up with them too.

From the looks at the schedule, it seems like one busy week with about every spare minute in our schedules accounted for.  Blogging may be on the short and sweet side next week – we’ll see ;~)

On with today’s post…

Business Day Thursday: Rethinking The Sales Pitch

Zookbinder bookI was visiting with a couple of my wedding photography buddies recently and, as usual, the topic of how our wedding photography industry has changed so dramatically over just the last few years.  To the point - wedding averages are WAY down and everybody seems to be looking for a deal.

I addressed several reasons for this back in February when I did the two part blog post for my good friend and blogging buddy, Scott Kelby [link]. Since that post I have a few more observations on the same topic. 

I think the biggest reason for this situation lies in the fact that the folks making the “buying” decisions for wedding photography are no longer the bride’s parents.  I think in today’s market, it’s the bride and groom themselves and I think these younger adults are more conscious of the dollars they want to spend on wedding photography. 

Anyway, without me going into a long debate on that subject, let’s discuss how we might approach our new customer when it comes to making the sale. For years I’ve always “pitched” my top coverages first. 

Suit LR - Fotolia_4257823_Subscription_LI always liked to use the fine clothing store as an example.  I mean, how would you feel if you were browsing for a suit or dress in your local department store and the clerk came over, sized you up, and suggested you check out the less expensive inventory on the sale rack.  You’d probable feel a tinge insulted by the experience.

I felt the same way about selling my photography – show the best to sell the best.  Always start with your top product offering.  It’s how I’ve been doing things successfully at my studio for years.

Today’s market may call for a re-thinking of that strategy in light of the way folks are making their buying decisions.  Maybe it would be better to sell from the bottom up.  I know of one “high end” photographer doing just that and his percentages on closing the sale have improved dramatically!

Maybe the example of how a jeweler sells engagement rings works better in this market climate.  Most of us guys remember our experience buying the engagement ring for our brides.  We have a budgeted figure in mind for our purchase.  We want our loved one to have the best, but we know we still need to make the car payment, pay the electric bill, water, heat, buy food and occasionally some new clothing……  – right?

Ring LR - Fotolia_6328310_Subscription_XLWhat happens? The jeweler begins showing us the various engagement ring options.  The one that was within our budget is about the size of a grain of sand even under the magnifying loupe.  He then proceeds to tell us about “color, cut. clarity, and caret weight” and our budget is blown to smithereens.

Think about it. The jeweler has educated us to why the nice diamonds cost more  money and we’re appreciative of that fact and do what?  WE SPEND MORE MONEY on the ring, sometimes much more that we ever intended – and worry about the car payment and other living expenses later.  Why? Because our girl is really worth the extra expense.

Now let’s put that experience into the context of selling wedding photography.  Maybe after we get an idea where the bride and groom’s budget lands, and we should have a pretty good idea before our appointment with them, we simply show them what they can get for that budgeted amount.

After offering the first option, it’s time to show them the “photographic” version of color, cut, clarity, and caret weight.  That might include more hours of coverage, a second or even third photographer, professionally bound albums, included digital images – the list goes on and on.

As the prospective client sees the exciting options, albeit at a higher cost, I’m thinking we photographers would experience the same results that most jewelers experience when selling that engagement ring we discussed above.

Wedding LR - Fotolia_30673233_Subscription_XXLIn today’s market I think starting with your lowest price, then educating your clients about the myriad of options available and selling up may be the way to go.  Showing the “sticker shocker” first and then relieving the potential buyer’s anxiety as the the price is lowered may not be as effective as doing the reverse.  Maybe  now is the time to introduce the client to something they thought they wanted pricewise and then educate them why the larger coverages are such a better value and excite then even more.

Food For Thought  -David

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Hey gang, that’s it for me today.  I’ve got calls to make, people to see and bags to pack – I’m out of here.  I’m planning to take the day off tomorrow because of our early wakeup call. If I miss you tomorrow, I’ll see you Monday morning hailing from Dallas, Texas.

Have a great one and I’ll see ya’ soon.

See ya’ Pardner,  David

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Photographer #279: Claudio Edinger

Claudio Edinger, 1952, Brazil, is a photographer with a long history in the photographic world. He started with photography in the 1970's and hasn't stopped since then. Since 1983 he has released an amazing number of monographs covering images of the famous Chelsea Hotel (1983), Venice beach (1985), Brazil's Carnaval (1996) and São Paulo (2009) amongst others. Madness covers images of Latin America's largest insane asylum. It took him several years to find a publisher who was willing to publish it in 1997. Today Claudio works with a large format camera. He uses selective focus and an experimental use of color. With this technique he has focused on architecture, landscapes, cityscapes and portraiture. He has created impressive portraits of Paris, the Amazon region, Homeless people sleeping in the streets and recently on Downtown LA. Claudio has received the Leica Medal of Excellence twice amongst many other awards. The following images come from the series Downtown LA, Rio de Janeiro and Madness.




Website: www.claudioedinger.com
(Video in Portuguese)

Erené Barnard

Another model portfolio for you all! I just could not get enough of this shoot. We were busy till late on a Saturday night,  but it was worth it. Hope you enjoy these lovely images of this lovely young girl**





















































































"Afternoon Blues"

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"Afternoon Blues"
©David A. Ziser

Here is another image I captured during my Master Class a few weeks ago.  We were working in one of the most popular parks in the city for wedding photographers, Ault Park.  During the busy season you could find yourself, along with as many as 4 or 5 other photographers vying for that best location for their wedding photographs.

This image was made on top of the pavilion, a place not selected by many photographers.  It’s usually in the direct sunlight making it fairly challenging to capture a good photograph. 

We were lucky on this day.  The sun was above the horizon but still fairly low in the sky coming in from camera left. I still needed to get the bright rays off my bride so I had one of our classmates hold a large translucent umbrella out of camera range, just to camera left.  That, in effect, cast a shadow on the back of the bride that you don’t see. And that, in effect, eliminated the sun’s bright rays from the back of the dress.

Now all I had to do was light the front of the bride.  That was easy – I just brought my full power flash in from camera right at the correct position to create my loop lighting pattern on my subject. The low ISO, small aperture, and faster shutter speed underexposed the blue sky a bit adding the rich blue color to the background.

The lighting, camera settings, and wide angle lens all combined for a fairly dramatic portrait of our bride.

Camera specs: Canon 7D fitted with a Sigma 8-16mm lens at 11mm, F11 @ 1/125 second, ISO 200.  Enjoy!  -David

Update: The One That Got Away – It’s The Little Things That Count

Good Morning Everybody,

OK, I’m coming out of the closet today.  I know it’s shocking news, but it’s true.  Are you ready, I’m a Gleek.  That’s right, I’m a really big gleek – a big fan of the hit TV show Glee, that is ;~)

Come the end of the day, LaDawn and I are your fairly boring couple who sits around watching Law and Order, CSI, or House enjoying a glass or wonderful wine or an adult beverage.  I don’t even remember how we stumbled across our first episode of Glee, but I have to tell you – it was a defining moment in our TV viewing habits.

Gleek outNetflix just picked up the show too and you know what that meant – we could now get caught up on all the past episodes!  We have been happily watching about three episodes an evening these last few weeks and finished the 21st episode last evening.  The ensemble acting, the sometimes outrageous plots, the cast of characters (Come on – deep down – wouldn’t you really love playing Sue Sylvester’s part just one time?) -  I just giggle my way through each episode.  Oh, BTW, the singing is fantastic too. 

What does this have to do with anything photographic?  Absolutely nothing, but I just couldn’t go along living, blogging, existing till I came clean with our DPT readers.  There, it’s out, I’m out, I’m or more accurately - we’re Gleeks,  life can go on – I feel so relieved ;~)

Now on with today’s post.

The One That Got Away – It’s The Little Things That Count

During my Master Class, one of the highlights of the week is the student image review we do on Wednesday and Thursday morning.  Each class member selects their 5 favorite images, submits them anonymously, and LaDawn and I review them.  The cool thing is that we record the entire image review and then give each class member a DVD of the entire review.  Like I said, it’s a big hit at my class and a wonderful learning opportunity.

It’s become the basis for this series.  With the class’s permission, I’ll select a few image these next few weeks and share with you the near misses and what could have enhanced these images even more.  Lets take a look at this week’s image below.

Near Miss 1

First, what do I like about this image:

1. The lighting is perfect on the bride’s face.  Just look at the beautiful loop lighting pattern on her face.  The maker nailed it. 

2. The balance of highlight to shadow is also nicely handled.  The background is underexposed about a stop which makes our subject pop out of the scene. 

3.  I like, too, how the maker framed up the background, the front of a church in downtown Cincy – it’s perfectly centered.  It makes a great background for this portrait of our bride.

4. The pose is easy, comfortable, and believable. Like I said, this image has a lot going for it.

So, you’re wondering why this image is a near miss – right?  It comes down to a couple of little items. First – I would have liked a slightly better expression from the bride. Next I would have just slightly relaxed the the bouquet to a lower position on the bride’s left hip. These two critiques are very minor.

The major fault in my opinion is the position of the bride in the image.  I mentioned above in #3 that the maker did a great job defining the background and then consciously framed it up for what looked to be a very symmetrical composition.

Now bring in the bride.  The big question for me is why the bride wasn’t centered.  The entire composition indicated at least to me, that the perfect position for the bride was “dead center” as we see in the next image – yes, I centered her up in Photoshop.

Near Miss 2

But do you see that moving the bride just a few inches to the right really makes the image come alive. As the viewer, my eye is lead right to the center of the image because of how the maker framed up the background. 

Take a quick peek at the the setting without the bride – where does you eye go – right to that center door.

Miss 3

My quick rule of thumb is to place your subject where the eye is being directed, and in this case, that would be the center of the frame.

Miss 3a

The original is still a nice photograph, but with the bride centered in the composition, it’s nearly a home run!

OK, now you’re thinking, “What’s Ziser mean – nearly a home run?”  That’s right, nearly a home run. What would it take to make this image the rest of the way?

Glad you asked.  It has to do with one more tiny little detail – the veil. Notice in the second photo above everything is pretty much symmetrically centered – the building, the bride, her arms and flowers.  What’s missing – one final FIX of the veil.  Let’s get it centered on the bride’s head.  That should do it – all super simple, easy fixes that only would have taken a second or two to correct.  Check out the final image below.

Miss 4

Now go take a peek at the first image one more time - what do you think?  Like they say, sometimes it’s the little things that count ;~)

Update: The One That Got Away – It’s The Little Things That Count

A few of our DPT readers think the bride would look better in the bottom right hand corner at my “Nodal Point #4. See comments below.  OK, let’s take a peek.

Miss Right Corner

My thoughts with this subject placement – I think now the image becomes more an image of the church with the bride, who should be the primary compositional element, playing second fiddle.  My eye still wants to go to that middle door as I showed in the 4th image above.

My vote still goes to image #5 above showing the bride centered in the composition. Simple, classic, no hesitation what you’re looking at – the bride.  Now the background is playing second fiddle in the scene as it should.

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Hey gang, that’s it for me today.  I’ve got a client coming by in about an hour to review images and make final album selections.

How about I see everyone tomorrow for another episode of Business Day Thursday.

Adios for now,  David

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Photographer #278: Denis Rouvre

Denis Rouvre, 1967, France, is a portrait photographer with a large and impressive portfolio. He has photographed an extensive amount of internationally known celebrities throughout the years, but works on many other series, personal and editorial. These numerous series have been exhibited extensively throughout the world. He has also released several books and monographs. The series Senegalese Wrestling won the second prize in the Sports features stories at World Press Photo in 2010. His series Ethnic is a collaboration between Denis and the painter and sculptor David Nal-Vad. The photographs of Denis are sharp, crystal clear and direct. The following images come from his Portraits portfolio and from the series Senegalese Wrestling and Ethnic.




Website: www.rouvre.com


"Cover Girl"

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"Cover Girl"
©David A. Ziser

I posted several landscapes last week so I thought I better get back to wedding photographs again this week ;~)  This is one of my favorite images from my Master Class a few weeks ago. I was trying out my new really portable radio slaves I picked up about a month ago at CameraDoJo.com  and was having a good time adding even more lights on my wedding portraits. This wedding portrait is one such example.

The main light is coming from camera right, a Canon 580 EXII through my Zumbrella, a believe at about 1/4 power. The accent light, just a little unit I picked up at B&H [link] is directly behind the bride and was positioned there to illuminate her veil. The third unit, a 580 EX at 1/8 power, was being held by one of the class members camera left and slightly behind the bride.  This third flash really adds a nice separation of the subject from the background. It just adds a bit more dimension to the image. Think of this light as a second accent light on the scene.

The wide angle lens really emphasizes the beautiful architecture of the church with the lens’ super wide field of view. When composing for this kind of image, always try to visualize where the lines are leading, then place your subject at that point as I’ve done in this image.  Underexposing the ambient light 1 stop emphasized the subject even more in the finished composition.

CAmera specs:  Canon 7D fitted with 8-16mm Sigma lens at 10mm, F 6.3 @ 1/30 second, ISO 400.  Enjoy!  -David

Technique Tuesday: It’s All About The Lines, Leading Lines That Is

Good Afternoon Everybody,

You know, even though we had a great week in Banff, it still feels good to be back home.  The rain has let up a bit, the weather has warmed nicely, and the sun has even come out for a minute or two  Sorry for yesterday's later than usual post, but I sure hope you had a chance to check out some of the links in my link heavy Quick Hit Monday.

I’ve got a meeting in just a few minutes so let’s get on with today’s post – here we go…

It’s All About The Lines, Leading Lines That Is

You know, during my Master Class, we give the attendees plenty of time to shoot and work with each other in learning about lighting and composition.  I keep my lighting pretty simple and it’s fairly easy to understand.  The concepts of composition, it seems, are not that easy to grasp.

All About The LinesIMG_3940-Edit-EditI have to chuckle a bit a few weeks ago when I was trying to show some of the class members all the leading lines all around the staircase in the location where we were working. But even though the leading lines were everywhere, many of the students had their long telephoto lens on their cameras shooting away.

I finally told all of them to put their telephotos away and replace it with the widest angle lens they had in their gear bag.  It was only then that I heard many of them exclaim, “Oh, I see the lines now!”  It’s a funny thing about wide angle lenses – it’s really easy to see the leading lines with such a wide field of view.  Now all you have to do is see where they lead and place your subject there.

In today’s tutorial, I’ll walk you through the process of learning how to “see” with wide angle lenses.  I hope you’ll see what I’m trying to describe in the video because if you do, it will change your photographic lives and give you a peek at why I like wide angle lenses so much.

Why not hit the PLAY button and enjoy the show.

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Hey gang, that’s it for me today.  I’ve got a quick meeting across town and need to be hitting the road.  Tomorrow I continuing my series, “The One That Got Away.”  I select an image or two and show you what went right and what went wrong and how to make it an even stronger more impacting image.  I think you’ll enjoy it.

Hope to see you then,  David

Monday, April 25, 2011

Photographer #277: Daniel Sannwald

Daniel Sannwald, 1979, Germany, is a surreal and experimental fashion photographer. He studied at the Royal Academy in Antwerp. Daniel does not limit himself when making images, nor does he abide to the rules of photography. He might shoot digital or analogue, change his end results with photoshop or just plain scissors and glue, make a collage or add bizarre objects on the set. He might go over the top with an image and keep it simple and clean with the next. Daniel keeps all options open and decided to use all the options available. The images he produces are fantastical, often surreal and innovative. His cinematographic photographs have been published in magazines as Dazed & Confused, i-D and Vogue Homme. Recently his book Pluton & Charon was released covering fashion work from the last five years. The following images come from his portfolio.




Website: www.danielsannwald.com

"Queen Of The Ball"

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"Queen Of The Ball"
©David A. Ziser

Here is another image I made during my early bird shoot while in Banff last week.  It’s a simple yet elegant portrait of our beautiful model who looks like she is about to attend the formal ball.  It almost has a “debutant” feel about it – elegant, classic, timeless.

I was struck by the six arches you see surrounding Jenna and thought with her centered in the composition all lines would lead to her.  I had to be careful not to get the camera too low for the image.  Had I lowered the camera a bit more, her head would not have been framed by the arch you see above her head. Even with a centered composition, I think I captured Jenna’s placement just right.

The biggest challenge  was getting the lighting on the subject.  Had I shot through my Zumbrella, the light would have flooded heavily onto the background on the left.  I needed a much more direct light source to avoid that happening.

I chose my handy, dandy Z-Ray which did the trick perfectly.  I was able to have one of the class attendees point the light directly at Jenna’s face and give me the beautiful loop lighting you see.  The very  narrow cone of light coming from my Z-Ray also creates a nice lighting vignette on the subject, as well.  It almost appears that she is in a spotlight – which, of course, she is.

So, even though the pose is simple and elegant, I still needed to work out the technical details to capture the image I wanted.

Camera specs: Canon 7D fitted with 18-200mm IS lens at 30mm, F 5.6 @ 1/100 second, ISO 800.  Enjoy!  -David

Quick Hit Monday: Starting Your Wedding Business; Lighting Tricks; Cool Photography: Lots Of Photoshop Tips, Tutorial, and Brushes

Good Morning Everybody,

We left one of the most beautiful places on earth last Saturday and arrived back in rainy Kentucky late Saturday evening. And, it looks like more of the same wet weather all week.  No worries though, we have wonderful memories of our visit to Banff and Spring is in the air here in good ol’ KY.

To JasperIMG_5020After signing off of last Friday’s post, LaDawn and I rented a car and took a breathtaking drive over to Lake Louise and then continued many more miles down the Ice Fields Highway.  I said it many times before, but this drive has to be about the most beautiful in the world.  Just check out my “drive by shooting” image above. The soaring snow capped mountains reaching to the crisp blue sky simply takes your breath away.  We both said we would definitely make a return trip.

We got settled in over the Easter weekend and ready for another busy week around the studio. Then on Friday we head out to Dallas, TX for a week teaching at Texas School, the largest school in the country.  I’ll give you more details as we get closer to the weekend.

Anyway, I’ve got quite a few interesting tidbits for you in today’s Quick Hit Monday, so let’s get right to them.

Creative Thinking & Creative Lighting

Cigar Bar shotI thought this was quite interesting post when I saw it come across over the weekend.  In this photograph by Joey Celis you see 11 people, nicely lit in a dim cigar bar.  How do you light each of the models without taking a photograph of all the gear?  Hey, it’s really kind of easy if you take a minute or two to think it through.  Here is the link right here to how it was created.

Highlight Tone Priority Revisited

A few years ago I did a post entitled “Highlight Tone Priority – Image Salvation” [link] expounding the benefits of using Highlight Tone Priority especially when shooting weddings or shooting anything for that matter.  I have it enabled ALL THE TIME on all my cameras.  In that post I went into quite a bit of detail as to why I liked the feature so much on my Canon cameras.  BTW – it’s called Active D-Lighting on Nikon cameras.

HTP revisitedThe interesting result of the post was the wide range of responses to the post but that’s not the point today.  Well, maybe it is. One recent commenter pointed me to this YouTube video which is about the best explanation I’ve seen on the subject. Here is the link right here – enjoy.

Starting Your own Wedding Photography Business

Jasmine Star has skyrocketed to the top of her field of wedding photography in only a few short years.  How did she do it, considering the amount of competition in today’s market place? It sounds like a secret everyone would like to know.

Wedding Web sitesWell, now you can learn the secret too.  Over at BHInsights.com Jasmine recently shared her secret in her guest blog post right here.  Good info and good advice.

Want a little more wedding photography inspiration?  Check out these wedding website of several other successful wedding photographers right here. Notice who tops the list ;~)

A Little Photographic Inspiration For You

WaterscapesI love browsing the kind of sites I’ve got for you today.  Hey, none of them have anything to do with wedding photography and that’s the point.  Sometimes we need to get our brain juices flowing and exploring sites not related to our own field of interest is the best way to do just that.  Let me invite you to explore three sites.

Oh, BTW, would you like to explore a few more photography web sites.  Then hit this link right here for the mother load of tons of photo related sites!  Have fun.

Another Photoshop Mother  Load Of Tips, Tricks, Brushes, and More

Photo Manipulation2I can’t believe how much stuff is on the web these days.  There simply is no way to keep up with it all.  I like to think I point you towards some pretty cool links on Quick Hit Monday and lately many of those links have been Photoshop related. I really hope you enjoy a few of the PS gold nuggets I toss your way.  I think they’re pretty cool ;~)  Anyway, here is this week’s list.

  • Deke McClellan’s tutorial on how to turn a photo into an ink drawing right here.
  • 30 interesting Photoshop text effects tutorials right here.
  • How to enhance B&W photographs in Lightroom and Photoshop right here.
  • Thirty, yes - count them, 30 SETS of FREE Photoshop brushes right here.
  • Thirty prime examples of digital manipulation right here.  (These are always some of my favorite images to check out.)
  • And lastly, how to get Photoshop running at peak performance right here.

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Hey gang, that’s it for me today.  I’ve got to check in with my team and see what’s been happening around here since we’ve been gone.  I’ve got a few projects to wrap up this week too.  So, for me it’s my nose back to the grindstone ;~)

I’ll plan to see everybody tomorrow for another episode of Technique Tuesday.

Adios everybody, David