Image Reboot #6

You may have heard that Desley has been busy preparing her next move to Melbourne, and for that she had to reduce her blogging activities. So, please bear with me, as I am hosting the sixth installment of our Image Reboot – a partnership between Desley’s Musings of a Frequent Flying Scientist, with yours truly…

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Image Reboot #5

Welcome to the fifth instalment of our Image Reboot – in partnership with Lucile’s Photo101 Rehab Clinic. You can find the previous ones by searching for #imagereboot in the Reader. As enthusiastic photography enthusiasts, we wanted to include some editing techniques here – I installed Lightroom about a year ago and have taught myself the basics of…

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One Photo Focus – August

It’s time again for Stacy’s One Photo Focus, where we are given a photo to edit as we see fit. I’m always astounded at the variety of creativity that we find from the entries. Click on the link above to see all of the other submissions. Here is August’s original image, supplied by Katie Prior.…

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PhotoRehabCoverMakeover 5

Don’t forget the hashtag!     #PhotoRehabCoverMakeover Lucile and I have decided we should makeover a CD cover this week, that’s exciting! Something different, and it’s cool album. It’s Simply Red’s album – Simplified. Given the name of the album, I wanted to do something quite simple and understated and to keep the image quite distraction-free. Black…

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Cover Makeover #3

And here we go for week 3. We’re doing a book again this week. Lucile sent me a little selection of romance novels to choose from and the title of this one really grabbed my attention. It sounds super cute. It’s The Summer of Chasing Mermaids and here is a very brief excerpt from the…

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A Little Drama

I have recently posted a number of photos with white negative space, I really enjoy that type of photography. However lately, I’ve wanted to experiment with dark negative space instead. I plan to do some shooting in the next week or so, but in the meantime I did a little editing in Lightroom on an image…

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One Photo Focus (July)

It’s One Photo Focus time again. Hosted by Stacy at Visual Venturing, we are given a photo each month to edit however we like. This month, the photo was provided by Robin at PhotographyByKent. Here’s is Robin’s original, unedited photo: I started by correcting for camera and lens as well as mild noise reduction – these…

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Image Reboot #3

Welcome again to Image Reboot, a joint feature between Lucile (bridging lacunas) and myself (musings of a frequent flying scientist). Lucile asked me if I would write a monthly feature outlining what I’ve learnt about editing my photographs which I was honoured to do. I use LightRoom 5, I need to upgrade to version 6…

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Pop Art Cactus

When I was out doing Gidget’s Photo Shoot in my garden, I took a few shots of some potted cactus and decided to have a little play with them in LightRoom. In the next ImageReboot post, I will be talking about White Balance for the first time, and I’ve spent quite a bit of time…

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