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on May 9, 2013 in Digital Darkroom

Fireside Chat – Wacom 13HD in Use

Yeap, while it was snowin outside, I was in my comfortable chair working on images from the weekend on the new Wacom 13HD. I thought while I was there, I’d record a little more on how I make use of this marvelous and important tool in my digital...

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on Apr 22, 2013 in Aviation, Digital Darkroom

It’s Not Magic

At our Precon for Photoshop World last week, we were at Fantasy of Flight where they had pulled out a number of aircraft for us to photograph. One of them was the B-26 Marauder, a rare bird indeed! The B-26 is normally in the back corner of the hangar with all these other tugged in under its wings. I’ve never gotten a clean shot of it, not even one I could clean up in post. I check it out every time I’m there, but I had no photos of it. So when I saw it on the line, I was really excited to spend some time shooting it on a gorgeous Florida day! I had the D4 with 18-35AFS (fabulously sharp lens!) and went to work. I shot knowing that I was going to remove much of the distracting background in post. That is key! I selected my angle for the shot, raising the camera up and down to maximize the background while minimizing by post...

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