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Photography: Aqua Lilies

June 30, 2009 Art
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I’ve been experimenting with artificial HDR effects lately, combining regular photos with effect layers in Photoshop, and here are a couple of samples using our Aqua Lilies as a test subject: Tools: Kodak DX6490, Photoshop

Photography: Birdy

June 19, 2009 Art
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Sometimes when the conditions are just right, and the subject matter, lighting conditions and setting align, you can get a perfect shot. Here’s a couple of lucky shots of a bird that casually landed on my balcony for a few minutes, and I managed to snap it through the door frame and screen. The dark […]

Photo: Restoring Grandpa Shamas

September 16, 2002 Art
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One of my favorite Photoshop activities is photo manipulation and restoration in particular, and whenever I find an old tattered photo or portrait, I get an uncontrollable urge to scan it and touch it up. One of the earliest examples was this only surviving photo of a friend’s GrandPa, which was photographed from an already […]