Category Archives: Craft

Craigslist Shoot #3

I just got back from my 3rd “I’ll shoot your photos for free” Craigslist shoot. It’s sunny today and the shoot was at 3:30pm so  that was kind of bummer photo-wise to have to shoot in such harsh lighting. I was … Continue reading

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Lens Length Effect on Depth of Field

Here’s a question that I can’t find the answer to online… Why do people say, for example, that a 100mm lens provides better shallow DoF blur than say a 50mm? I am under the impression that shooting a subject with … Continue reading

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First Shoot with a Stranger

Strobist info: Shot with an on camera Speedlite with Stofen. Flash angled away from subject towards gold reflector camera left. This last Saturday I did my first shoot with someone I didn’t know previously. I posted an ad on Craigslist … Continue reading

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Camera Raw with Adobe Photoshop CS2 Book

One nice thing about using an older version of Photoshop is that all the training books are dirt cheap. I picked up a lightly used copy of Camera Raw with Adobe Photoshop CS2 by Bruce Fraser for $6 shipped (Amazon). … Continue reading

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Post Processing Attempt #2

Original Final Most of the time on this image was spent with the Healing Brush tool trying to remove the makeup cake and the deep line above her right eye caused by her hand on her cheek. I think it’s … Continue reading

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