“I worked all day on a composite and now Photoshop says my file is too big to save! HEELP!”

When creating composites you will learn VERY quickly the Photoshop files can become gargantuan! There will come a day when you will get this message… My heart stopped when I first saw it. Panic. NOOO!!! I frantically start looking over my layers to see if there was anything I could flatten and get rid of. AH! But I’m here to tell you there is … Continue reading “I worked all day on a composite and now Photoshop says my file is too big to save! HEELP!”

Guest Speaker | Nashville State Community College | February 23rd @ 6:00 PM

Sharing It Forward @ Nashville State Community College Conceptual Portraiture Mini-Clinic February 23, 2015  | Society of Photography Students | Nashville State Community College This one hour program will cover: Types of conceptual photography Ways to incorporate conceptual photography into your existing business A visual overview of how to plan and shoot a conceptual portrait, from jotting down your … Continue reading Guest Speaker | Nashville State Community College | February 23rd @ 6:00 PM

It’s Free Stock Saturday! Here’s a big, fat, awesome rock…

Rocks are great for creating reusable backgrounds. If you are striving to build your photography business around conceptual portraits, you want reusable backgrounds. Backgrounds that are simple and do not require much manipulation to place your subject in them. Quick and clean. So… here’s a big, fat, cool rock… From two different angles. Free to use, with … Continue reading It’s Free Stock Saturday! Here’s a big, fat, awesome rock…

Join me for a FREE Conceptual Portrait Mini-Clinic on SKYPE! March 7th @ 6PM CST!

Join me March 7th on Skype! Conceptual Portrait: The Art of Story-telling Through Imagery Make your photography stand out in a crowded market and double, or possibly even triple, your average sale! This one hour program will cover: Types of conceptual photography Ways to incorporate conceptual photography into your existing business A visual overview of how to plan … Continue reading Join me for a FREE Conceptual Portrait Mini-Clinic on SKYPE! March 7th @ 6PM CST!

Two techniques for creating fog and smoke effects in camera… by Tatiana Lumiere

One of the most frequent questions I am asked, by those wanting to learn conceptual photography, is “Do I have to use Photoshop to create my images?”. The answer is a resounding NO. You don’t have to use Photoshop at all! Because of this, I am always on the lookout for techniques I can share forward, no matter what your preference might … Continue reading Two techniques for creating fog and smoke effects in camera… by Tatiana Lumiere

I’m tired of waiting… I’ll just create snow in Photoshop…

I live in Nashville, Tn. We don’t get snow. I have been crossing fingers and toes for the last 6 years, hoping for a big enough snowfall, that I could capture the “post card” images of my little princesses in little fur lined, hooded capes, standing in majestic, snow covered fields. But… I’m still waiting.  The most we … Continue reading I’m tired of waiting… I’ll just create snow in Photoshop…

It’s Free Stock Saturday! What is the theme today? The Green Lantern!

Time for some free stock and a little inspiration! Today I have giving away a nice little green lantern. If your style is fantasy, story-book, fairy and nymphs then you will LUV this one. This would work for so many portraits, with children and women. From making it a fairy house to putting it in the hand … Continue reading It’s Free Stock Saturday! What is the theme today? The Green Lantern!