Category: Photoshop & Lightroom

Fixing A Dog Photo

As I was playing around with the 100mm macro lens that my favorite boy toy lent me, I took pictures of all kinds of things (you can see more of them here and here).  Because I was learning to use it, at one point I switched back to my regular zoom lens for comparison and…

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Stained Glass in Maine

During my recent weekend in Maine, my daughter and I went into St. Saviour’s Episcopoal Church in Bar Harbor.  She waited patiently as I oohed and aahed over the stained glass, then proceeded to take a bunch of pictures.  According to its website, the church is the “oldest, largest and tallest public building on Mt. Desert…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Big

This week’s photo challenge is the word “big” – as in larger than life or unexpected large. Big is exactly how I would describe the main room of Union Station in Washington D.C..  See how little the people look by comparison?  This is straight out of the camera, taken in 2011 using my old point…

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Training Needs Practice Too

I’ve been discussing with my favorite boy toy about learning Photoshop CS next year.  I use Photoshop Elements 9 for basic repairs and tweaks to my photos, but as I get more advanced, its limitations become more apparent. I’ve improved my skills in Elements, but my concern with using CS is that I can do all…

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dogear6 To Inhabit New Digs

This weekend, I’ll be moving my blog over to inhabit my other blog site, Living The Seasons.  I’ve had the name for three years, but did very little with it.  When I started this blog at dogear6, it was meant to be a fun little photo thing to help me learn to blog.  I’d planned on putting…

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