Category Archives: Tutorial

Tutorial – Exposure compensation – Frigiliana, Costa del Sol, Spain

I think that these Mediterranean whitewashed villages present great opportunities for photographer. The blue sky compliments the white wall perfectly and the buildings and alleyways form a maze of lines and shapes creating interesting perspectives. I took a couple of … Continue reading

Posted in Costa del Sol, exposure compensation, Frigiliana, mediterranean, Photoshop tutorial, Spain, Spanish village, Tutorial | Leave a comment

Tutorial – Photomontage – Elements and layers

The last few years have been a very arid period for my photography and creativity generally. It just seems to happen sometimes that I do not feel able to get motivated and inspired in my photography. Still, a few ideas … Continue reading

Posted in Layers, photomontage, Photoshop tutorial, picture elements, Tutorial | Leave a comment

Poppies – Photoshop tutorial – Variations

poppy, originally uploaded by foto-art. This photoart image is one of a series of poppy art pictures that I have done. Originally, this was a more formal composition involving a fuller view including the china vase in which the poppies … Continue reading

Posted in Adding warmth of colour, Art effect image, Flower, paintings from photos, Photoshop tutorial, Poppy, Tutorial, Variations | Leave a comment

English Civil War re-enactment at Nantwich. Historical action tutorial

English Civil War re-enactment at Nantwich, originally uploaded by foto-art. Sealed Knot at Nantwich, Cheshire. This re-enactment of an English Civil War battle takes place every January in Nantwich, Cheshire. members of the sealed Knot and other similar organisations dress … Continue reading

Posted in Action, background, composition, Historical re-enactments, multishot mode, Tutorial | Leave a comment

Little Moreton Hall bw 1 – Polarising Filter tutorial

Little Moreton Hall bw 1, originally uploaded by foto-art. Little Moreton Hall, South Cheshire, England. I took a number of shots of this hall both in colour and black and white. This shot was taken using a combination of red … Continue reading

Posted in Black and white, Filters, Heritage, Moreton hall, National Trust, polarising filter, Red filter, Tutorial | Leave a comment

Shutlingsloe – Print size and megapixel tutorial

Shutlingsloe, originally uploaded by foto-art. Classic Peak District National Park scenery. I don’t often do this kind of shot, but the light was just right here. The sun was quite low in the sky and so the texture and curves … Continue reading

Posted in England, enlargements, megapixels, minimalist, Peak District National Park, Print sizes, saturation, Tutorial | Leave a comment

Dune trees – Rotate image tutorial

Dune trees, originally uploaded by foto-art. Trees near the beach at Formby Point. This little group of trees stood a little in isolation from surrounding trees and they stood out to me. I like the contrast between the softness of … Continue reading

Posted in colour, composition, grass, Photoshop tutorial, rotate, rotating image, saturation, Trees, Tutorial | Leave a comment