in New York, and coming back from Covid lockdown, that seems like a very good thing. It’s a small show where most of the conference is spent doing photography instead of just talking about photography.
I’ve decided to start using a new platform that is a combination of a social media network, a […]
The Wildlife Photography Conference is a KelbyOne production. It’s online and runs March 16 and 17th, 2021.
This will be a live, two-day, online conference where we show you how to choose essential gear, get noticed on social media, compose better photos, use the best plug-ins and so much more.
I have spent the last year in my house for the most part and while I do expect […]
Great news! I am teaching at the Kelbyone Wildlife Conference. It’s an online, virtual affair with tons of great info from some of the best instructors on the planet – and me 🙂
This has been a long time coming. I need to publicly express how I feel about photography, what […]
Since last January, I have been using Topaz Labs software as a regular part of my workflow. I still use Luminar for my RAW decoder and as a catalog and I still use some of my custom presets that I made for Luminar.
Several people have contacted me about how I make my photo paintings. It starts with a traditional bird photo and then I mask out the bird using Topaz Mask AI. Then I add a texture, a background or both and blend them in. Lastly I use Topaz Studio to create the painting effect.
Every few months I plan to give you a quick update on Topaz products. I have been using these products since January 2020, and I have come to rely on them for almost all of my post-processing needs once I get things organized and give each image a quick fix in Luminar 4.0. Then I move to Topaz for things like noise reduction, sharpening, enlarging, painting and more.
Here is some exciting news.