Author Archives: TheArtist

What is Beauty? Part 2…

My last post by no means was the end all discussion/definition of beauty. Mr. Dutton’s comments were interesting, inspiring, defining, but they weren’t the full answer. It was one perspective. I’m going to continue this exploration by pulling in additional … Continue reading

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What is Beauty?

First – sorry for the significant gap in postings. I’ve been confused and depressed about what I’m trying to do and if I’m going to be able to do it. If it will matter to anyone else – and if that is … Continue reading

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Photomerge Notes

I’m exploring the different options of Photomerge in CS5. I’ll add my notes on that exploration here as I go. Most of this is from the Adobe help and my own messing around. How to get to Photomerge in CS5: … Continue reading

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A new Gallery and a new PS technique

I haven’t posted in a while, but I have been busy. I set up a Photo Gallery using the SmugMug.com tool. It was easy to setup, looks and works well. It includes a shopping cart. I like it – except … Continue reading

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Use of color arbitrarily to express more forcibly – Vincent Van Gogh

I love Vincent Van Gogh. I love his passion as expressed in his painting. Powerful, brilliant, unique. But I didn’t really appreciate the man until I read a compilation of his letters to his brother Theo. He wasn’t just a … Continue reading

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The Beauty of the Power Game

  You need to check this out. I found this in a post on Chase Jarvis’ blog.   It is a set of moving images shot with a Phantom camera, which shoots at 1250 fps in 1080HD.   The subjects are … Continue reading

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John Loengard – what is a photograph?

Today, at ScottKelby.com, John Loengard posted for Guest Blog Wednesday. (who is John Loengard – check out this post by Joe McNally who works for/with him) Some amazingly beautiful images. I loved the portraits of Georgia O’Keeffe. Check them out.  … Continue reading

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Inspiration vs. Creativity

Chase Jarvis posted this excerpt: “The reality is that it’s easier to be inspired than it is to create an original idea and we are hardwired to take the path of least resistance. It’s easier to jump onto a design … Continue reading

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Portland LDS Temple

We spent the day at OMSI watching the kids run around and have fun. I sugar crashed about 1:30 local time and crawled into the cafeteria (not literally, but sure felt like it) and ate the first thing I could … Continue reading

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Quick hey – La Costa Resort in Carlsbad

I haven’t spent much time at home the last couple of weeks. We did two family reunions and I did a week long Sales Meeting for work in San Diego. 2 days at home and tomorrow we’re leaving for Oregon … Continue reading

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