Photo Editing: Manipulation

Do I like to manipulate my photographs?  Yes.  I think of each photograph as art. I like to take the image and process it to say what I would like it to say.  This was an urban shot and I wanted to emphasize that, choosing to make it grittier and black and white. I have included the original image  below. Please click on image for a better … Continue reading Photo Editing: Manipulation

Ninety Years Ago (almost)

I’ve been going through things lately and came across a book of old photographs – Petit Édifices – Deuxième Série – Normandie by Augustin Bernard;  copyright by Auguste Vincent et Cie, Paris 1927.  This is a sample – please click on any image for a larger view. Plate 2 – Logis du Grand Turc, Rue Sanit-Romain, Rouen Plate 4 – Maison, Rue Des Arpents, Rouen … Continue reading Ninety Years Ago (almost)

Odd Couple/25 – Friends in Conversation

This is series on couples – street photography capturing two people –  which for lack of anything more imaginative I have named the Odd Couple series, when in fact they may, or may not be odd.  I’ll leave that to the viewer. For my solo series click here Please click on image for a larger view   Paula’s black and white Sunday: Surreptitious photography Continue reading Odd Couple/25 – Friends in Conversation

After Before at the Bus Stop

Stacy at Visual Venturing hosts After Before Friday.  This week Loré Dombaj at Snow’s Fissures and Fractures graciously agreed to stand in while Stacy takes a break. This is my original image.  I liked the shadows and lines but beyond that I found it uninteresting.  There is no point of interest. I decided to give the girl on the right a greater role. In cropping I … Continue reading After Before at the Bus Stop

Photo Editing: ABFriday Week 35 One Photo Focus

  Click on image to enlarge Step one for me is usually adjusting the lighting.  I work in Sagelight and used the Smart Light to make minor adjustments.  I liked the wet reflections on the sidewalk and wanted to keep and enhance that if I could. I didn’t like the semi-visible light standard to the right of centre so I wanted to either get rid of … Continue reading Photo Editing: ABFriday Week 35 One Photo Focus