Sunset, Ocean Ridge, FL. Shot with Ricoh GX200 suspended on a KAP rig from a 9′ Levitation Delta Kite at approx 200′ altitude. Reprocessed in Photoshop CC 2015 with Topaz DeNoise, Topaz Simplify and Nik Color EFX.
New Hand Colored piece – The Fountain at Wescott Hall, Florida State University. Gift for an alumnus of FSU. 16″x20″ printed on 100% cotton rag paper, matted and framed. BW post processing done in NIK Silver EFX Pro 2 and hand colored with Pan Pastels.
The Breakwater Hotel located on Ocean Drive in South Beach, shot with Panasonic Lumix LX-5 and converted to B&W with Nik Silver EFX Pro. Printed on 100% cotton rag paper and hand colored with Pan Pastels.
Two different post processed versions of the same photo taken this past weekend at Wescott Hall, Florida State University in Tallahassee, FL. Both photos are derived from the same original photo shot with a Nikon D5100 with Nikkor 18-55 kit lens. The first one […]
Came across the lovely doorway while doing a walking tour of old Savannah, GA, one of the most fascinating and photogenic cities in the South. It is a paradise of historic 18th and 19th century architecture, filled with lush squares, historic locations and ancient trees […]
View of the sunset on Key Largo, FL, looking west from the beach at the Marriott Resort towards Key Largo Bay. The Florida Keys are famous for their breathtaking sunsets. On any given day, the beaches are filled with people watching for the “green flash” […]
Located on Meeting Street in Charleston, the Circular Church houses one of the oldest continuous worship communities in the South. It has a long and colorful history, having withstood fire, hurricanes and other calamities over its long history. Shot with Nikon D5100 and 28-135 Nikkor […]
The Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine was founded in September, 1565, making it the oldest parish in the US and Canada. It sits in the center of historic St. Augustine, America’s oldest city. It underwent major renovation on its 400th anniversary in 1965 but still […]
Shot on my trip last weekend to Charleston, SC at the foot of the city in the historic High Battery. I was walking along the waterfront promenade and caught a glimpse of this lovely courtyard with a real gas lantern in the archway, like those […]
Shot on the Patio of the Cherokee Cottage in the Historic District on Jekyll Island, GA. Many people are not aware of the beauty of Jekyll Island and the other Sea Islands of Coastal Georgia. Jekyll Island was a playground for some of the wealthiest […]
Taken at one of my favorite restaurants in Charleston, SC, 39 Rue de Jean. Shot with Lumix LX-3. Processed with Nik Color EFX Pro, Topaz Adjust and Leslie Nicole’s French Kiss Textures. I used one of Leslie’s new grunge frames to create the […]
Photo of a slave cottage on the grounds of Gasgoigne Park, St. Simons Island, GA. Taken June 10, 2012 with Lumix LX-5. Processed with Nik Color EFX Pro and Viveza and Leslie Nicole’s French Kiss Textures. There is a particular feeling that I experienced when […]
Photo of the Civil War Era cemetery at the historic Christ Church, St. Simons Island, GA. Taken June 10, 2012 with Lumix LX-5. Processed with Topaz Bundle, Nik Color EFX Pro and Viveza and Leslie Nicole’s French Kiss Textures.
Photo of a small Cottage at Epworth-by-the-Sea Methodist Center, St. Simons Island, GA. Taken June 10, 2012 with Lumix LX-5. Processed with Topaz Bundle, Nik Color EFX Pro and Viveza and Leslie Nicole’s French Kiss Textures.
A photo of a flower arrangement made up of two of my favorite flowers, irises and lavender roses and I could not resist giving it a vintage treatment. I painted it with several layered textures using blending modes and layer masks and…voila’! I am really […]
It’s almost one year ago my work was part of the Imagination Squared exhibit at the Jacksonville Museum of Contemporary Art. I never got a chance to showcase the photo on my blog, so I will do so now as the anniversary approaches. Around 900 […]
I found Diane Poinski on Facebook recently. She does wonderful hand painted photos and more importantly, she has written a free e-book to teach others to do the same. This is a technique I have always been curious about but never tried because I didnt […]
Keeping with my new fascination with photography and encaustic, I just purchased two new books by author and encaustic art Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch on Amazon. One is on the way and one is due for release the beginning of August 2011. She is a wonderful […]
I am afraid that I have caught the encaustic bug. Encaustic is the process of painting with clear or pigmented hot wax on a board. It has always fascinated me and now I have just discovered it can be used beautifully with photography and collage. […]
A change of style for me…I call this Still Life – Tea Stained Rose. Done with new Nik Software Bundle and Topaz Bundle along with textures, overlays, layer masks, clipping masks and other cool techniques I just learned for Photoshop. Thanks to Leslie Nicole for […]
If you haven’t checked out the incredible plugins by Topaz Labs, you need to do so ASAP! Here is desciption of the bundle which sells for great price of $249. Once you seewhat these plugins can do, the proce will seem like a real […]
On the way…Looking forward to the arrival of the Ultimate Complete Collection which I just bought online. I am floored by the quality of this plugin package, which includes Dfine® 2.0, Viveza® 2, HDR Efex Pro™, Color Efex Pro™ 3.0, Silver Efex Pro™ 2, and […]
I am anxiously awaiting the arrival of some new software goodies…finally making the jump to Adobe Lightroom from Photoshop. I will still use Photoshop, but looking forward to using Lightroom. I only did this becuase of a new product, OnOne Software’s Perfect Layers that allows […]