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Colorado, USA

Do I like my Graphics Tablet?

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When people see me working, they invariably ask if I like my Wacom Graphics Tablet. The answer is HECK, YES! I absolutely love my tablet.
Quiet in the Valley of Fire

Making Targeted Adjustments with Masks

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I use masks in Photoshop all the time. Take a look at the…
The Coming Storm

A Complicated Blend: The Coming Storm

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Sometimes, I can finish post-production work in just a few…
The Devil's Golf Course - Varina Patel

Photoshop Blending Modes: Lighten

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This is a composite shot I took several years ago in Death…
Old Failthful Area, Yellowstone National Park Wyoming (WY), USA

Looking into your Soul

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Here is one of the fantastic hot springs found in Yellowstone…
Crystal Creek, Colorado (CO), USA

Can a "Photoshopped" image match reality?

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With the help of Photoshop, I am often able to create a photo that is much closer to reality than straight out of camera photos.
Workflow Series Macro

The Workflow Series - Details and Macro

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Price:  $6.00 Format:  eBook, PDF format, 29 pages Size: …
Transient Light, Glacier National Park, MT

How much time do you spend in Photoshop?

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Some photos require just a moment or two in Photoshop, while others requires more time. On average, I spend between 5-15 minutes per photo.
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Varina and Jay at the NFRCC Annual Fall Seminar

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This year, Jay and I will be teaching the NFRCC Fall Seminar…
Each wave splashed my lens, and rain made it difficult to stay dry while we were shooting in Glacier National Park... but that alpenglow made it all worthwhile!

Is it ok to "Manipulate" your Photos?

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Film photographer used darkroom and today we use Photoshop to manipulate photos. But there are ways to manipulate photos in camera.