July Mandala of the Month

July Mandala of the Month

Here’s the July Mandala of the Month for your viewing pleasure: And the individual mandalas that make up the animation: –ësË8Ó(!‘6ê_õà% ãÿÑùîš”þ%S j3ù·¯¯ ±´P­Re.½:¡õ8à,¨uëߤ¯...
How to Fix Background Wrinkles

How to Fix Background Wrinkles

Quick Fix for Problem Seamless My wife Bobbi Lane, and I recently did a photo shoot for some of Bobbi’s musician friends. They needed a couple of group shots, in various ensemble combinations, to use for upcoming gigs. The problem was that getting everyone...
Real People Portraits

Real People Portraits

The Rocco’s Barber Shop Shoot I recently had the great pleasure of shooting some photos for my local barber shop, for use on their web site. This is an old-school type barber shop that I frequent, in my town of Scituate MA. I approached this opportunity as an...
Lab Luminosity Masks

Lab Luminosity Masks

Its been way too long since I posted a new tutorial, so to usher in the new year, I submit this step-by-step video on using Lab channels as the source for luminosity masks. This type of masking is all the rage right now, and you can find many tutorials about the...
What is Photo-Illustration?

What is Photo-Illustration?

I recently posted a tutorial on the creation of  one of my Tarot card images – The Magician. This is an elaborate composition of multiple photo images with graphic elements, filter effects, and painting effects, very clearly a photo-illustration! I want to...