Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Saturday, June 26, 2010

B&W Bokeh Edit

f1.8 1/250 ISO 200

Friday, June 25, 2010

Fix it Friday

Original:

Color:

Black & White:

Pretty happy with it. It was difficult to edit because the zoom was pixelated.

Friday, June 18, 2010

Baby and Dog

Aww, puppy loves. 2.8, 160, 50mm.

Sailor Girl



Manual again, YAY! This time with a higher exposure.

Saturday, June 12, 2010

First Manual Shot (that is not crap)


Thanks to a critique from my photo board, I should have increased the shutter speed to sharpen her eyes. But overall I am happy with it.

Friday, June 11, 2010

Fix It Friday

Original:



Black and White:



Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Old Photo, New Edit


Elle is about 4 months old here. In the original shot, taken with my old camera, I had horrible lighting. I have since learned how to fix horrible lighting. :)

Friday, June 4, 2010

Fix it Friday

Now, I really did not like this picture! (sorry if that is mean...). But the baby's face looked like a scruched up old man (mean again...sorry!). So I cut the wee babe completely out of the shot so my eye was drawn to the foot, not the face.

Original:

My edit (I only did black and white because I hated all my color edits:




Thursday, June 3, 2010

Friday, May 28, 2010

Afternoon Photo Session





Fix It Friday

From Iheartfaces.com


Original:


Color:

Black & White:

I could not fix the blowout on the white blanket and the cuties look a bit pink, but I am happy overall.

Sunday, May 23, 2010

First Shot with D90

On auto mode because I had just got home from work and hubs had it all charged for me. Now the mission is to get off auto mode.


Friday, May 21, 2010

Fix It Friday (I Heart Faces)

Before:
After:

A weekly editing challenge: I used picnik.com. Adjusted exposure, temp, levels and curves. I brightened eyes and lips. I darkened background and shirt.

Thursday, May 20, 2010

More Success with B&W


After some tips from the gals on my photo board, I was able to use the "advanced" tools in picnik.

Not perfect, but better:

Monday, May 17, 2010

First B&W Conversion




I am not too proud of this because of my limited editiing skills. I was not able to remove the blowout on her head. But I am proud of her eyes because of all the tiny little catchlights.




Saturday, May 15, 2010

A baby blue



Mid morning, auto mode, Canon G11. Adjusted exposure and temp.

Friday, May 14, 2010

Ordered

A D90 body and Nikkor AF 50mm 1.8 lens. I am dreaming about them.

First Post, Outside pics.


These were taken using my Canon G11 at dusk on auto mode: