Excited to have my first article published on the Datacolor Blog! – Essential Tools for Interior Photography
Yesterday I had the opportunity to attend Kelby Training’s Photoshop for Photographers seminar led by RC Concepcion. I met RC last November in Utah; it was great to hang out before the seminar and catch up.
I decided to do a little exploring before heading home from Richmond. I never had the chance to walk along the flood wall to photograph Richmond’s skyline. I was expecting a little different view; I thought it would be one of those iconic skyline shots but I guess I was just in the wrong location.
I made this shot from the top of the flood wall. I don’t normally process my images like this but the scene had such a gritty feel. I simply needed to process it in this manner to best convey what I saw and felt.
Ever since I visited Old Car City in White, GA, I have this strange attraction to photographing old, rusty cars. I have been searching for a similar locale closer to home. Old Car City is truly a unique location but I did find a trucking company nearby that has a collection of about 250 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s era trucks on their property. I just had to check it out!
I called the owner ahead of time to make sure it would be fine to spend a couple of hours exploring his property making photographs. When I arrived I spoke with him and he directed me to start in the field farthest away from the shop. I thanked him for his advice and made my way to the field. When I arrived I thought I hit the jackpot; there were about 75 old, rusty trucks lined up in a row that were soooo photogenic! This is where things got interesting…. (more…)