Thanks for taking a picture of me Jana! You are amazing!



Well, it's me of course! Hi, I'm Scott, just an ordinary guy who loves life and all the little nuances that it brings! Simply put, I'm a father to a wonderful son, a husband to a beautiful wife, and an amateur photographer who enjoys looking at the world through a piece of glass! I took up photography a couple of years ago, after having gastric bypass surgery. Since 12/07, I have lost 180 pounds, but found a real passion for documenting life with my camera. I could say that the big names out there have inspired me, and they have, But my true inspiration comes from the people I meet everyday who share the same thoughts and zeal I have for photography. We are truly blessed with some really great photographers around Nashville. So, what are you waiting for.... ...grab a camera, snap some pics, and enjoy life to the fullest!

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Fix It Friday 12-3-2010



Been a while since I’ve participated in Fix It Friday over at I ♥ Faces.  It was really nice to see the photo loaded up early this week.  Today is Wednesday, and I’m home nursing a runny nose, sore throat, and an incessant cough, and what better way to heal thyself with a good old photo edit!  OK, now you know I’m really weird!



So todays photo comes from Dana Suggs over at Dana Suggs Photography.  Make sure you check out her site and her photography work.  I really enjoy perusing sites like this, it feels my mind with ideas for upcoming photo shoots!  Anyway, the photo above is SOOC (straight out of camera).  No editing has been done to it.



Completed in Lightroom 3:

* Set white balance to auto

*Highlight recovery +16

*Black clipping +17

*Clarity +43

*Vibrance +41

*Sharpening +41



Completed in Lightroom 3:


*Brush adjustments-brighten eyes

*Switched to photo shop at this point



Completed in Photoshop CS5 Extended:

*Nichole Vans Color Pop Action

*Florabella Luxe – Glam Action @ 29% opacity



Completed in Photoshop CS5 Extended: with Alien Skin Bokeh 2 Plugin:

*Created a selection of child using quick selection tool in Photoshop

*Ran Alien Skin Bokeh 2 Plugin using a Nikon 50mm 1.4 lens effect with a half planer.

Final version



Edit #5 completed in Photoshop:

*Florabella Vintage Frames

*Florabella Damask Papers

*Elizabeth Halford tutorial explaining how to work with Florabella frames and paper.

Well that’s it for this week, and guess what?  I do feel better! 

So maybe I need to do a little more blogging and photo editing!  Until next time :~)

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