Here’s the latest video tutorial on my YouTube channel: And here are some quick notes to accompany the video: Create two copies of the background layer Name one: Noise Name the other: High Pass Turn off the High Pass layer Select the Noise layer Select Filter > Noise > Add Noise Set the amount to 10%, Gaussian and Monochromatic (to avoid random lit pixels with … Continue reading Getting the rough, grungy look in portraits
Ok, I own PortraitPro by Anthropics but I cannot abide by PortraitPro Body. First a little background on each application. PortraitPro is a software application that allows you to take a portait of a subject and then make adjustments to the face. You can remove blemishes, add or change makeup, and make some adjustments to the morphology of the face. PortraitPro Body allows you to … Continue reading I say NO! to PortraitPro Body
I had the pleasure on Sunday of going to a conference given by Brian Smith. You would have a hard time finding a more generous, interesting and inspiring photographer. He spent over three hours giving a roomful of Montrealers insights into his world of portraiture, his own personal projects and travels, as well as a few valuable technical tips. His anecdotes about some of the … Continue reading Brian Smith in Montreal
Just added a medium Photoflex softbox to my kit. I’ll be doing some portrait tests with the softbox and beauty dish soon and report on the setups. Sorry for not posting enough recently, it’s been crazy busy. Continue reading Added a softbox to the kit!
Just got a new Smith-Victor 110 flash with snoot! This device is super light and I will be using it as a hair light. More news to come with samples. Continue reading Hair Light