Author Archives: TheArtist

60 Seconds of Beauty

It only took me 3 years to pull this together, but here it is, finally. When I went to Arches in May of 2010, I shot a short series of stills from Dead Horse Point as the sun went down. … Continue reading

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The Rowley Family

My cousin asked me to do some family portraits for them. Their two youngest sons were leaving for LDS missions and this would be the last time the entire family would be together for awhile. So they wanted to get … Continue reading

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What I really love…

I love photography. I love beautiful images.¬† I love looking at them, making them, surrounding myself with them. I really do. This journey started when I was a Boy Scout working on my Photography Merit Badge. My counselor took me … Continue reading

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New Gallery – 2012 YMCA Christmas Run

I put up a new gallery of images I took at the Treasure Valley YMCA Christmas run last Saturday. It was a great event with a lot of personality. Check it out for some grins. Merry Christmas all!!!

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A big camera and a bigger commitment

Here’s a clip I found on Chase Jarvis’ blog that blew me away. This chronicles¬†Ian Ruhter‘s mission to turn back the clock and shot LARGE wet plates. The images he creates are amazing. It must be out of this world … Continue reading

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New Gallery – Bosie – Portrait of a City

I finally found a gallery tool that I really like. It’s called CE2 Highslide Gallery by TheTurningGate. It is a Lightroom Gallery Plugin. For my first Gallery using it I added my Boise – Portrait of a City gallery. I … Continue reading

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The camera that is with you…

Sunsets are fleeting, unpredictable things. Sometimes you just grab them. And the only way to grab one is to have something to grab it with. We stopped in Burley to get gas. I always stop in Burley to get gas. … Continue reading

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Engagement Composite

This is the composite I put together of our Engagement images. I wanted something a little more personal, that would show more of our personalities than just a single image. Here’s a list of the elements I used and what … Continue reading

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Hand Coloring – RGB vs. CMYK

In my last post I explored Hand Coloring an image. I used the RGB Color Mode. The tutorial I was kind of following said to use CMYK. At the time I thought RGB worked fine. In fact I mentioned that … Continue reading

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Hand Color Engagement Image

We did family pictures and engagement pictures a couple of weeks ago. It was a big shoot. I did 2 studio setups and 2 locations for 5 kids and 1 adult, in 3 different groups – her kids, my kids … Continue reading

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