Category Archives: Photography

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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2012 McCuistion Family Portraits

I just added the family portraits I did two weeks ago of my ‘new’ family. This includes all the kids that are still at home – my 3 and Cheryl’s 2.  I failed to get one single picture of all of … Continue reading

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Christopher James – Alternative Process – Future of Photography

I’ve been reading ‘The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes’, second edition by Christopher James. I played with Alternative Processes in college. I wrote a research paper and printed Gum Bicromate images of a Ram’s skull and a beautiful young lady. … Continue reading

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Jerry Uelsmann and John Paul Caponigro

These are excepts from a converstation between John Paul Caponigro and Jerry Uelsmann, first seen in the Nov/Dec 1997 issue of View Camera magazine. You can see the full converstation here, on John Paul Caponigro’s web site. The bolding is … Continue reading

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Blending Modes – Composite Portraits

Here are a couple of examples of using blend modes to build composite portraits. I found these on 500px by Alfredo J. Llorens. The first one uses multiple head shots blended together to create a single portrait image. I really … Continue reading

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I’m back with some B&W’s

I’ve been amiss and missing for awhile now. Not because I’m lost – rather because I’ve been amazingly busy. My folks 50th anniversary was this month and I’ve been digitizing their old images. I’ve scanned over 800 images and I’ve … Continue reading

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Drawing by Milton Glaser

I found this on John Paul Caponigro’s Blog. MILTON GLASER DRAWS & LECTURES from C. Coy on Vimeo. This explains fundamentally why I’ve never been content with photography as a medium of expression. I’ve always felt I was lacking something … Continue reading

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Photosmith – Lightroom IPad App, coming soon

I just discovered what looks to be an amazing tool for the iPad. I remember distinctly thinking it would be nice to have Lightroom functionality on my iPad. Someone else thought that and did something about the thought. It’s called … Continue reading

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A composite–playing around

I saw a painting in the BAM last week end that I liked. He had a color textured field with scattered shapes and some elements pasted in and around the shapes. I liked the idea so I played a little. … Continue reading

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Duane Michals–Wow!

‘A Master of Photographic Narrative’ A new (for me) discovery – Duane Michals. His sense of social perception is powerful. His pictures are full of emotion, full of energy, full of varied view points. This isn’t about the visual – … Continue reading

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