You don’t take a photograph, you make it. | Ansel Adams
Shot with iPhone 5s + Hueless + iColorama + Superimpose
Originally posted on Kev's Blog:
Kev’s Author Interviews Presents:
Dr. Kimberly Harding
Glenwood Springs, CO
Kev: In a generalized way, Kimberly, tell us a little about yourself.
Let’s see, I am a college professor living in central Colorado. I grew up in the Midwest, so landscapes of valleys and mountains still seem unfamiliar to me. Although, I am seeing their influence in my art as mountains appear in one picture after another.
Kev: How long have you been writing for?
For me, the art came before the writing. I specifically remember a New Year’s Eve approximately 12 years ago. I had completed my PhD in Physiology and Biophysics two years prior.
Ever the do-gooder, I had somehow equated getting a PhD (in a science-discipline, no less!) with security for life. Once this was done, I felt free to unleash my artistic side. So, I sat home that New Year’s Eve and allowed myself…
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Originally posted on Photofocus:
I want to share a simple way to apply a “texture” to a plain or seamless background. A texture is an image of almost anything that can be appropriately ghosted back adding a “texture” to the background. I use images of side walks, freeway underpasses, brick walls, sheets of paper, rusted steel, graffiti, roads, cracked glass, wrapping paper, you name it. Truly, infinite possibilities. This simple technique can provide you with the power to control the drama, mood and overall feeling of your image. It will also provide you with perfect motivation to get out and shoot some textures.
If you saw my earlier post on adding clouds and depth to a overcast or blown out sky, then you are familiar with the principals here.
Instead of buying and storing numerous backgrounds for studio portraits you can shoot on a gray seamless or any fairly even surface. Its super simple…
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The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be.