Shutterlove Tuesday: Father’s Love

June 22, 2010
The week’s theme at the Trendy Treehouse is “father’s love.” I haven’t taken any recent shots of my father (or even my Father-in-Law, Brother-in-Law, etc), so I decided to dive into my archives. This is my Father-in-Law with his grandson (my nephew), during Christmas. At the time, Carter was just eight months old and happy with life as he knew it. If only I could be a child again. I’d just gotten my DSLR the month prior, so this shot was likely captured in AUTO. Furthermore, now that I know better, the pin lights are kinda disturbing. Nonetheless, I love...
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Before & After

June 18, 2010
I normally live for Fridays so I can rush over to I Heart Faces and submit my “fix” for Fix-It Friday. But lately, I haven’t been inspired…and I have several photos submitted by my followers/readers/e-friends that need to be “fixed” first. So, I’m taking a week off from Fix-It Friday (I might take 2 or 3 even – although if I’m honest with you, I’ll probably still go back and do Fix-It Friday because I have a mild obsession), and will instead share another Before and After. Larissa sent me the photo below almost a week ago after I...
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Before & After: Motorcycle Baby

June 16, 2010
I honestly don’t know about this one. Care at The Exposed Mom, sent me the photo below  (from an impromptu photo session) with a request to add some texture. If this picture is any indication of his future, we better get this kid a helmet! My approach with this photo is much like any photo I work with (I hope you appreciate the consistency) – opened in ACR (didn’t do anything), brought it over to PSE and ran Squeaky Clean…typical workflow. The real work started when I went to eliminate the background and add texture. I’ve shared this process with you before....
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Before & After

June 11, 2010
Melissa D. over at 4 Ladies and a Patient Man… sent me a couple of photos that needed a little “Before & After” attention. I’ve decided to break them into two postings (so stay tuned for the second photo – she tells me it’s a mess). Anyways, as you can tell, it looks like the photo is full of exposure and white balance issues. Once you uncover those, there are also shadow and color cast issues. It was fun…but you all know that I love a challenge. How’d I do it?I started in ACR – adjusted the white balance a touch using the eye...
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