Orton Imagery - Photography Tactics Last Autumn, I stumbled across a series of steps in Photoshop which produced some absolutely stunning results. The photo below – of a friend’s daughter – was my first accidental encounter with what I later learned was a technique invented by Landscape photographer Michael Orton many years ago. The technique essentially uses multiple layers – each slightly over exposed – one sharp, the other blurred. Apogee Photo Magazine: Photo Contests Rules & Terms of Agreement Back to the Contest page... By submitting photo/s to any Apogee Photo, Inc. photo contest (d.b.a. Apogee Photo Magazine, the Internet’s Photography Magazine ™, hereafter referred to as Apogee), you are attesting to the fact that you have read, understand, fully agree and accept the Rules and Terms of Agreement. You further attest that you are over 18 years of age and that you are fully capable, willing and able to understand and comply with all the rules and terms of this agreement.
The Russell Brown Show - Advanced Masking with Photoshop CS5 Share this Episode Autoplay End of Video Simulating an Orton Slide Sandwich There are many ways to simulate an Orton slide sandwich (a technique created by the Vancouver Island photographer, Michael Orton). You can do it using a technique for slides by overexposing two separate images and then, in the computer, stacking the images together in software and blending them. Personally, I prefer to take my existing digitized photos (either from film scans or digital camera files) and running them through the process below to see if they work as “Orton Images.” Here is the step-by-step recipe for making Orton images in Photoshop: 1. Open any image you wish to try the technique on.
Creative Nature Photography - Orton Imagery Text and photography copyright Darwin Wiggett. All rights reserved. Early in my career as a professional photographer, I came across an article by Michael Orton in Popular Photography that literally stopped me in my tracks. The images included with the article were landscape and nature photos unlike anything I had seen before. The photos were painterly, ethereal, and romantic. The article went on to explain how to create these artistic images in a step-by-step process.
Digital Photography Tutorials Learn how to take and edit digital photographs using visual tutorials that emphasize concept over procedure, independent of specific digital camera or lens. This is a complete listing of all tutorials on this site; click the drop-down links in the top menu to see particular topics. Photography is going through an exciting transition period as many film photographers are beginning to explore the new capabilities of digital cameras. While the fundamentals have remained similar, other aspects are markedly different. This is a great time to get involved with digital photography. Splash of Style » How To Create Photo Diptychs, Triptychs & Montages Creating a photo diptych, triptych, or montage is very easy using one of your favorite photo editors. This tutorial will be using Photoshop Elements 6 (Mac) but most any graphics/photo editor will do. Note: a diptych is a fancy way to say a montage (or collage) of two photos, a triptych is three photos.
Five Minute Upgrade: Learn to customize Photoshop for speed and creativity In five minutes, you can easily upgrade Photoshop to make it easier for photographers to use. Most photographers spend a lot of time in Photoshop. We do our best to learn tips and tricks on how to use Photoshop to create various effects, but if you’re still using Photoshop on its default settings and preferences, you’re totally missing out.
How to Install Photoshop Brushes, Styles, Shapes and Other Content There are hundreds of Web sites (including this one) offering free Photoshop brushes, layer style effects, actions, shapes, patterns, gradients, and color swatch sets. Here's what you need to do with these files to get them working in Photoshop, along with links to where you can find these free goodies. Brushes