Before & After

February 10, 2010
So you might be thinking…didn’t you just do a Before & After yesterday? Yes, but one of the girls on the board asked if anyone wanted to play with another photograph. Since I’m a sucker for this sorta thing, I accepted!                                                                                       I tried to keep it simple (because I have a tendency to overkill my editing). I decided that I didn’t like the original composition, so I increased the size of my canvas so I could...
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Exploring Aperture

February 10, 2010
As I avoid completing my Week 4 (of twopeasinabucket.com photography course: 12 weeks to better photos) lesson on flash (and I’ll explain why in a few), I realize that I never fully completed Week 1’s assignment on exploring aperture. So, I flipped my lesson pages back to lesson one and thought that I’d share my assignment. For this assignment, I am to operate my camera in Aperture Priority Mode – with the goal being to discover what different f/stop settings on my camera will produce for me. I’ll be honest, I only did 2 of the 3 settings because I was indoors...
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Before & After

February 09, 2010
Each week, as part of a photography board in which I participate, we’re given a couple of photos that need a little editing help. If you’re a fan of I Heart Faces‘ “Fix-It Friday,” then you’re already familiar with the process. This week, one of the girls gave us quite the challenge. In this first one, we were asked to fix a back-lit, under-exposed photograph of an adorable little girl (her daughter).  I thought it’d be helpful to share my “recipe.” Here’s what I did to achieve my after: I adjusted the levels and s-curve to...
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We ♥ Kisses Photo Challenge

February 08, 2010
With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, it’s only appropriate that the i ♥ faces photo challenge involves KISSING! I’ve been looking for an opportunity to use this photo – it is my mother attempting to give my aunt’s Boston Terrier a kiss. I ♥ the look on her face…it makes me
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