Photoshop Friday: Using Channels for Correction and B&W Conversions

We’ve never delved into channels before here (except for channels adjustment layer tweaks) and truth be told I’d forgotten what a useful tool channels are to have in your photoshop arsenal until recently!

Here we cover how to make adjustments …

Two Major Crib Recalls

I’m working on a video tutorial on channels that I hope to post this afternoon, but in the meantime I wanted to spread the word about two major crib recalls that were announced yesterday. The first is for all simplicity

Tractors & Tiaras

Here are a few of my faves from the Tractors & Tiaras shoot!

All images taken with my Canon 5D Mark II and Tamron AF 28-75mm f/2.8 Lens

All in all the shoot went well, though the sun decided to …

Jasper Eating with a Spoon

At the kitchen table (in his new FP healty care Booster seat) like a big boy!

I’m impressed with his newfound coordination.   He used to flip the spoon upside down before it went into his mouth which made anything …

Janaki’s Maternity Photoshoot

Saturday was an eventful day, first I had a marathon (3 hour!) maternity session with my dear friend Janaki and her boyfriend Kevin followed almost immediately by a photoshoot for my friend Sara for her “Tractors & Tiaras” website/retail shop.  …

Mercury Retrograde

So, as you may have noticed my blog went down in flames and was inaccessible for almost 48 hours.  According to my craptastic hosting company Lunarpages my site was “using too many resources” which is code for “your site gets …

Apple Orchard in Bloom

I’m preparing for a shoot this weekend that’s going to be so much fun! Think tiaras, tractors, Jasper his girlfriend Lola and you’ll see why this is a bit of a challenge.. first of all, where to find a tractor??  …

Happy 20 Months Jasper!

Close EnCOWnters

Dear Jasper,

The biggest change I’ve noticed in you this past month is that you are finally coming out of your shy little shell.  Last week at gymboree you actually tapped the airlog during the freeze song!  When …

Rear Facing Carseat Video: MUST WATCH!

A friend posted this video to her facebook feed and it really hit home for me because I only last week had Jeff turn Jasper’s car seat around.  I consider myself fairly educated about safety issues, I mean I knew …

Jasper the Future Home Run King

I don’t know how exactly we discovered this little game, I think Jeff was holding the “basketball” that came with another toy and Jasper was using the bat to hit it out of his hand but hitting Jeff’s hand more …

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