Tuesday’s Textures – July Shift Art

Another month and another ShiftArt.com challenge, spurned on by my Honorable Mention and subsequent video tutorial, I jumped into this month’s effort These are three of the images used to create the final composite, plus of course quite a few bits and pieces from my own collection as well. I really played with various Dodge…

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Shift Art – June

Back again, with another Shift Art entry, it is becoming increasingly difficult working with images that are not my own, it seems. But this challenge does push you beyond your creative limits and boundaries……..and that’s a good thing. So taking these four images from the selection on offer, I decided to merge the woman’s face…

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Tuesday’s Textures

I was playing around with various blur and blend layers, I don’t normally use; radial blue and Exclusion as well as really off the charts curves layers. I created the glowing orb from scratch. Some backgrounds from Marcela Bolivar from DeviantArt. Model – Pete Butcher | Photographer – Caroline Julia Moore ~ Julz  

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Summer Outings – Night time Beach Bliss

I am sure you are all aware now of my affection for the ocean, I always feel a sense of calm and release when I can see, hear and smell the ocean; apparently I’m not alone. I guess Seafarers for centuries have spoke of the desire to be near the ocean. The is a way…

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Concept Shoots – The Red Dress

A little while ago I took The Red Dress out again for another spin, this time it was my daughter (Youngest), and her flowing long hair (before she cut it all off for charity). This time I saw sweeping beach vistas and knew just the place to visit. Down Blairgowrie/Sorrento way. It was still quite…

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New Inspiration…

I love a great collage image and over the last few months I have on and off, played around with a few varying different style. I have recently just found a new source of inspiration in Maggie Taylor, Oh My, where has this woman been hiding? So much love for her work, truly amazing. Thus…

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Brooke Shaden 20 Day Portfolio Challenge….Week 4

Read week 3 here, it’s amazing how time flies doesn’t it? When we started this journey on Jan 1st, it seemed such a big chunk of our lives to devote to one challenge…….but I am all done now. Day # 16 – Words with Images…….I was always taught to believe that explaining what we do, is…

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Brooke Shaden 20 Day Portfolio Challenge….Week 2

So Last week I brought you my responses to Brook’s 20 day Portfolio challenge – week 2 brought a lot of soul searching, we don’t always like the comments we come up with ourselves, but sometimes it’s hard to hear it from others too. Day#6 What is My Dream shoot; I have so many. I…

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Manic Mondays…

You know that saying “Make Hay while the sun shines?” well I have been so busy making Hay, it’s becoming a wee bit………manic! Don’t get me wrong I am loving every minute, and I know I have to take offers as they come in, it’s just some times I wish things could sort themselves out a…

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Portrait Perfection Photoshop Actions Review…

I was recently approached by the wonderful people at Sleek Lens whom asked if I would like to try and review their Portrait Perfection Photoshop Actions Collection. Now I spend a great deal of time in Photoshop and I frequently use actions to as a tool to speed up my workflow, they do not stifle…

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