Photo experiment – day 22 of 31

Today is experimenting with subject matter – creating The Scream out of food (carrots, blueberries, hummus, cinnamon sticks, eggplant, butter, peppercorns, dried strawberries, cocoa powder). Kind of pointless but fun. The main photographic challenge was finding a way to photograph it so that the light did not glare off the elements too much – the […]

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Photo experiment – day 20 of 31

Today’s experiment is creating a microplanet. Here’s the Statue of Liberty on top of the world (glad that Photoshop knows more about polar coordinates than I remember from school)   The technique is very easy (using Photoshop’s polar distort filter) but getting something that looks decent is tough.  The big issue is finding a type […]

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Photo experiment – day 16 of 31

Where are the tourists? At this time of year, Lafayette Square is loaded with tourists, but none are in this image: The solution is to take multiple photos, each with the tourists in slightly different places, then combine them in Photoshop. Photoshop offers an automated way to do this – using “image stack”, designed for […]

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