Category Archives: Creative

It’s Snowing, Time to Go Out and Play

Many folks in the southeast moan and groan about the snow and ice when it decides to show up.  Granted, it can be frustrating, but mainly because everything gets closed down, especially roads in the Smokies and along the Blue … Continue reading

Posted in Creative, HDR, Personal Work, Photoshop, seasonal, Smart Filter, snow | Leave a comment

Photographing Snow

Snow, it comes in all shapes, sizes, and textures.  Snow is as fine as sugar or as heavy as whipped cream.  Notice a trend toward the sweet side?  I’m a Southerner so my sweet tooth comes out naturally; which is … Continue reading

Posted in Creative, HDR, Personal Work, snow | Leave a comment

The Oil Paint Filter in Photoshop CS6

If you’ve ever wanted to be a painter and just didn’t have that artistic ability, well here’s your chance! One of the great new features that was added to Photoshop CS6 is the Oil Paint Filter found under the Filter … Continue reading

Posted in Creative, Oil Paint Filter, Photo Technique, Photoshop | Leave a comment

Personal Work Keeps the Creative Juices Flowing

After taking some time over the past year to re-invent my photography and move into a more commercial, assignment driven direction, I thought the wild and crazy stuff would cease; you know, braving -25 degree temps for those one of … Continue reading

Posted in Creative, Epson 9600, gallery exhibit, Personal Work, seasonal, West Wind Gallery and Framing | Leave a comment