Textures!!! I love textures to spice up my images or use as backgrounds and I think it was high time I put some new ones online for you to enjoy, download and – most importantly – use in your art.
I’m sure everyone has that “oh sh**” moment once in a while, the one where you get home after a trip thinking you took the greatest pics of all time, just to discover that some setting or other was completely out there and the pics are now hardly more than scraps. Or are they? Here […]
After the positive reactions to Portrait of a Girl, I wanted to share a trick I picked up while creating the image: how to add make up and keep the shiny highlights intact. Originally, I wanted to use the screen recording I did while creatng the image. But when I watched it I saw that […]
There are many different names floating around the internet for what I could be called a photomanipulation. I’ve heard: composings, composites, blends, edits, manips, photomanips, matte landscape / painting, retouch and probably quite some other expressions I have forgotten again. Sometimes these terms can be used interchangeably, sometimes people will quite forcefully insist on what […]
There are many types of stock photography, just as many as there are stock users. What works for one type of use may be only semi-useful for others. Especially when it comes to stock for photomanipulations, different “rules” apply than for editorial use. This article aims to show you the difference so you can choose […]
Schloss Linderhof (Linderhof Palace) is a small castle built by king Ludwig II of Bavaria (the same one who conceived of Schloss Neuschwanstein, the real-life cinderella’s castle). We spent the long weekend of the 1st of May (a bank holiday in a lot of European countries) in Southern Bavaria among palaces and mountains. Very beautiful! […]