Before & After

From the Cloud Collection

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After the unimpressive sunrise on the first day of the tulip farm, Brian Bonham and I went out the next morning, hoping for some beautiful color […]

By |April 13th, 2013|54 Comments|

Oregon Tulip Farm

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For the past two days I’ve been getting up early to make my way out to the […]

By |April 11th, 2013|177 Comments|

Creating Your Own Beauty

Canon 5DMkIII, Canon TS-E 24mm, 3 sec at f/11, ISO 100.
I thought I’d have a little fun in Photoshop  while editing this photo and give it a little bit more atmosphere […]

By |November 27th, 2012|48 Comments|

Waterfall: Before & After

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Canon 5DMkIII, Canon 70-200mm f/4L IS lens, 66 sec at f/16, ISO 100

In honor of #WaterfallWednesday (curated by the great +Eric Leslie) I thought I’d share a “before […]

By |August 1st, 2012|56 Comments|

Texture vs. No Texture

Canon 5DMkIII, Canon TS-E 24mm F/3.5L II lens, 1/20 sec at f/16, ISO 100
I just did a quick re-edit to a “Before & After” photo I just posted to my Google+ […]

By |July 10th, 2012|110 Comments|

Light is Short

Canon 5D Mark II, Canon 50mm f/1.4, 1/125 sec at f/4.0, ISO 800 (both images)
This is the view from the window of my condo. I have an entire wall that is […]

By |September 21st, 2011|7 Comments|

Grilled Salmon on Cedar Planks

Canon 7D, Canon 50mm f/1.4 lens, 1/250 sec (left) and 1/350 (right) at f/2.8, ISO 200
Last night I had dinner with some friends at their house and brought over some salmon […]

Using a Reflector

When I photograph food I do my best to use as much natural light as possible. The images above both have natural, diffused sunlight coming in from the right with a […]

By |January 25th, 2010|16 Comments|

Photoshop Before & After: Salmon

 

Yesterday I posted some white-balance tips for shooting food photography. In this post I’m going to go through the steps I took to edit the image. The photo used in this […]

By |January 20th, 2010|5 Comments|

Food Photography: White Balance

Canon 7D, Canon 24-105 ƒ/4L IS lens, 1/50th sec at ƒ/4, ISO 100
One of the most common challenges I have seen many new food photographers struggle with is getting proper white […]

By |January 19th, 2010|11 Comments|

Before & After – Rodeo

This “Before & After” is a simple cross-processed image with a little bit of Photoshop layer styles added to give it a white border. Above is the finished version … here’s […]

By |July 6th, 2009|2 Comments|

Before & After – Flower Baby

When I process photos I go through two main image processing software programs: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 & Adobe Photoshop CS4. Lightroom is where I organize the images, pick the ones […]

By |June 22nd, 2009|13 Comments|