As fast as they excitedly walked up to drive the tractor, they were equally rushed to leave it. In that moment, it dawned on me for a repeated time: we are constantly so busy getting the best pictures for the notorious annual Facebook celebrations that we are forgetting to have the memories that drive these pictures in the first place. "Go sit on that pumpkin! Put your face in that scarecrow head hole! Hold your pumpkin and smile in the great lighting! Ok let's go home and upload these..."
I have several problems with taking pictures on my cell phone.
The first problem is with my son. Every time I take out my phone to take a picture of him, he starts to pose and smile in an ultra cheesy way instead of the natural way he was smiling a few seconds earlier.
Clearly I have told him one too many times to smile for the camera.
Perhaps you have noticed the little photo strips down the bottom of each blog post lately. I have used Flickr and Blogger since 2005! That was also the year I purchased a Sony Cybershot DSC-H1 camera. The Sony stopped working March 2010 which is when a Canon Powershot SX120 IS took it's place out of necessity. ...more
This tutorial is (really!) catered to intermediate and advanced users of Photoshop who are looking for new challenges. I almost pulled my hair out attempting this tutorial, especially when it came to the steps involving subtracting and/or intersecting shapes repeatedly using the shape and pen tools. At this point in time, I am still trying to figure out how this technique could be skilfully executed with minimal effort....more