Exploring symbolism in conceptual art — Photofocus

Symbolism is the art of using an object to represent an abstract idea. We have been using them for many thousands of years in art and even literature.  39 more words Exploring symbolism in conceptual art — Photofocus

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Share your world – 15th September 2020

I am already six days into my 53rd year, my birthday passed last week with NO fanfare, I had a lot of text msgs, some phone calls and loads of Facebook messages and that is fine. We can’t go out to eat with friends (what I would normally do), even my favourite takeaways are mostly…

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Why I refuse to shoot weddings — Photofocus

I frequently get asked if I do photograph weddings … I answer with a resounding NO! Why, you might ask? It boils down to stress — I just don’t need it. I photographed one wedding and it was a headache from the get-go. Dealing with people Don’t get me wrong. I deal with people all… Why…

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It’s Spring…

Well it is now officially Spring here in the Southern States, not my favourite season, but it marks the end of Winter, and I am NOT a fan of Winter at all. But, we were lucky that our stage 4 lock down was during some horrible weather, now it is on the improve, hopefully we…

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Using batch processing to quickly edit a series of images — Photofocus

To be honest, I don’t really use bracketing on my shots that often. I’m not really a big landscape or even astrophotographer. But have no fear — you can edit single images in Aurora HDR, too, which I was provided for review. 30 more words Using batch processing to quickly edit a series of images —…

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Mobile Mondays: Using the display options in Lightroom Mobile — Photofocus

Did you know that by using the display options in Lightroom Mobile, may help with straight horizon lines and composition? Check out this quick little video on how to access it on my Samsung S9. 36 more words Mobile Mondays: Using the display options in Lightroom Mobile — Photofocus

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Monday Musings…

I think it’s Monday, going by the calendar on the PC…being in our little bubble for five weeks now, every day is becoming a bit of a blur, if I see something that needs doing I do it, no need to wait for a workday or the weekend. Wash basket is full, run a load,…

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Create some real interest with Plotamorph — Photofocus

I create a lot of digital art, and nothing has got me quite excited lately like Plotamorph (which is all part of Plotaverse). I can create fantastic animated before and after images that blend seamlessly and really create a fabulous amount of interest in my work. I’ve only been playing with it for a short… Create…

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Share your world – 1st September 2020

Today marks the change of seasons, but in reality Spring (or true Spring) is still a little way off yet. However, it does make a marked difference when the sun is shinning and there is hope and promise in the air, for warmer days. This week’s SYW is another Harry Potter themed from the Goblet…

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How I got the shot: Raspberries — Photofocus

I often get asked to break down, HOW I got the shot, so I thought I would share a fairly common type of still life image I captured and break it down. 36 more words How I got the shot: Raspberries — Photofocus

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