Friday 18th April 2014,

Browsing the "Creative Corner" Category

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My First Publication with Elegant – Lady Ingot

Before I begin – I want to encourage any of you guys that are actively shooting to consider planning a shoot and submitting your work to magazines, it’s really a lot easier than you think, there are hundreds of mags [...]

April 17, 2014 World Through the Lens
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I’m Sick of My Cold – Bring on the Photoshop Brushes

Recovering from a cold can be a bit of a drain so when the boredom started to creep in after resting all day it was time to turn on the computer. Plugging in an old hard drive I was delighted [...]

April 13, 2014 World Through the Lens
Handy Andy Pandy Fortnight 4

A 4th Fortnight with Handy Andy Pandy

Hello you fantastically fantastic people! Thought I’d share a small handful of the photos I’ve done over the last fortnight :)   “So Flows the Current”: Inspired by the brilliant song “Beyond this Moment” from Patrick O’Hearn’s album “So Flows the [...]

April 9, 2014 World Through the Lens
A 3rd Fortnight with Handy Andy Pandy

A 3rd Fortnight with Handy Andy Pandy

Hello you awesomely awesome people! It’s that time again where we look at some of the weird and wacky things I’ve been up to in the last 14 days!   “Halfway!”: This fortnight was pretty special to me photography-wise, because [...]

March 28, 2014 World Through the Lens
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Capturing Details in Moving Subjects

Jackson Pollock lived a short, reclusive life. His famous “abstract expressionist” works are an odd mix of extreme simplicity and desperate complexity. At first glance, his splattered paint on canvas seems like something a child could create… but a closer [...]

March 24, 2014 World Through the Lens
Handy Andy Pandy Fortnight 2

A 2nd Fortnight with Handy Andy Pandy

Hey all you fabulously fabulous people! Thought I’d let you know some of the crazy things I’ve been up to this last fortnight and share a few of the photos I’ve done! :) Last fortnight I asked people for suggestions [...]

March 11, 2014 World Through the Lens
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12 Tips for Photographing the Carnival of Venice

I recently had the pleasure of visiting Venice again for the Carnival, a great festival where people like to dress up in elaborate costumes and wear masks in the streets. It is also a wonderful opportunity for photography, but can [...]

March 9, 2014 Tutorials
using masks in photoshop

Fight The Photoshop Frustration: Create Masks Using Channels

Simple Masking using Channels. This method illustrates the use of masks\selections which have been made from the image itself, not by using a brush or selection tool. We start in Lightroom, but it’s really Photoshop, any version, that does all [...]

March 1, 2014 Tutorials
Handy Andy Pandy

A Fortnight with Handy Andy Pandy

Hey there you gorgeous guys and gals! It’s been roughly a fortnight since my first article here on F Stop Lounge, so I thought I’d let you know what I’ve been up to, and share a few photos from the [...]

February 25, 2014 World Through the Lens
landscape photography tips

Photoshop Versus Fieldwork

As a photographer and a workshop leader, I often ask my students this question –  ”What is wrong with this image, and how can I correct it?” Inevitably, the answer gravitates towards a technical solution. Students suggest using a filter, [...]

February 15, 2014 World Through the Lens