Do your images look flat and hazy from editing? This Photoshop trick will give them back their POP! (by Julie Belton Photography)

Have you ever noticed, when editing images, once you apply effect after effect, add some layers, maybe apply a lens flare, a few textures, a gradient map, a few photo filters, apply some overlays… Shew! All this effect stacking will “build up”, causing a haze over your image. Layering a lot of effects can flatten out your image’s black/white points making everything look really dull. Sometimes … Continue reading Do your images look flat and hazy from editing? This Photoshop trick will give them back their POP! (by Julie Belton Photography)

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

Selling Art in Galleries – Everything You Need to Know (by Jenna Martin)

Every now and then I will be asking some of my artistic tribe (or someone from this Sharing It Forward community) to guest blog and share forward their tips, tricks and experiences in the world of conceptual portrait. Today’s post is by the talented and knowledgable Jenna Martin. She has written the best, most complete composition of info regarding selling … Continue reading Selling Art in Galleries – Everything You Need to Know (by Jenna Martin)

My Artistic Tribe…

One of the biggest reasons I felt a tug to create the “Sharing It Forward” campaign was support and camaraderie. The biggest gift this conceptual journey has afforded me is interacting and getting to know some amazing, talented, brilliant, jaw-dropping artists. The support and confidence they have gifted me has been priceless. Show me one successful, … Continue reading My Artistic Tribe…