Category Archives: photography

51 New Palm Tree Textures at NetRender.com

We have some brand new palm tree textures over at NetRender: 51 Palm Tree Textures – NetRender.comhttp://www.netrender.com/texture-maps/trees/tropicals-vol-2-palm-tree-textures/51 unique palm trees from around the world. These high quality palm tree images com from the USA (California, Hawaii), Mexico and other tropical locales. The images are… At 51 images, it’s one of the largest collection of high-res (transparency mapped) palm tree images anywhere. John and I worked on it for what seems like forever! The images are from around the world, but

Photography Links Feb 22nd: Ideas and Olympus Art Filters

Add drama to landscapes in Photoshop – PhotoRadar http://www.photoradar.com/techniques/video/teach-yourself-photoshop-part-3-video-6-add-drama-to-landscapesWhat a great tutorial! Every time I think I’m going to have to delete shots that I didn’t think worked out as well as I hoped, you guys come out with technique’s that rescue my… 10 photography project ideas to try at home | News | PhotoRadar http://www.photoradar.com/news/story/10-photography-project-ideas-to-try-at-homeStuck in a rut and looking for a new challenge? The answer is on your doorstep with these photography projects to try at home. 32

Olympus E-P1 & E-PL2 Photography Links (2011/01/25)

A couple photography links. The first has a nice technique of combining RAW+JPEG to deal with high ISO noise on the E-P1. The second link is a lovely review of the Olympus E-PL2, checkout the nice photography in the review :-). It’s a pleasant change from the regular dpreview style review! The Online Photographer: Can You Get Good ISO 6400 from an Olympus E-P1? http://theonlinephotographer.typepad.com/the_online_photographer/2010/06/iso-6400-from-an-ep1.htmlI’ve just hit upon something rather cool and somewhat unexpected. Some of you will recall a

My Best Photos

These are some of my favorite photos that I feel have some artistic or technical appeal. These aren’t necessarily my favorite in general, because many of my absolute favs are simple snapshots with family or friends. Rampart (2002) Composition This photo was taken in Puerto Rico on Spring Break.   Normally I struggle with ocean photography or any type of landscape. Architectural elements often elude me as well. This one is different from my normal efforts.  It combines natural landscape and

Simplicity and Photography. It’s not about the gadgets.

Two links to Ken Rockwell’s site, both of these articles resonant with me. Regarding the first article, as a somewhat gadget obsessed dude that also like photography I can empathize. I know that some of my best photographs were with relatively ancient cameras; and some of my worst photos have been with the “latest and greatest”. The second article is similar to the first one,  except going into a bit more of what really makes for good photography. Article #1

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