Monthly Archives October 2010

happy halloween!

October 31, 2010 Photography  No comments

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

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Canon Camera Lenses – Which One?

October 28, 2010 Photography  No comments

I get quite a few questions about Canon lenses… which one to get, if I like it, how the photos come out, etc.

One of the websites I ALWAYS recommend is Photography On The Net.  It’s an all Canon forum (sorry Nikon peeps, I’m

not sure what forum is out there for Nikon).

The BEST part of that website is the Lens Sample Image Archive, specifically the Main List With Links topic.

You must first create an account (it’s free) and log in to be able to view any photos in the posts.

Say you’re thinking about buying the 100-400mm f4/5.6 USM IS L lens.  You’ve googled it, you’ve read the review sites, but you’re not happy with the sample photos you’re coming across online.  All you’d need to do is head into this post HERE

to view photos taken by all types of photographers from all skill levels...

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wildlife photography -editing- with portrait actions

October 25, 2010 Photography  No comments

I wanted to give you another option for editing your wildlife photography images in photoshop.  Using portrait actions!  Just because it’s a portrait action doesn’t mean you HAVE to use it on a photo of a person.

Here is the before/after of an image of an Osprey flying with a fish.  The first thing I did was crop it, since I wasn’t keeping up with the bird as I should have, he’s a little off center.

Next, I used the FREE Coffee Shop Action: Perfect Portrait (you can grab that HERE, along with more specific directions on using this action).

You’ll want to fiddle around with the layers that this action leaves you with after it’s finished running...

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