My Nikon Goods and My Nikon Wish List

I'm often asked what's in my bag that is and while it's not everything I want, it's a start. I'll start with my bag.  It's a Quantarary Pro Backpack. It's okay...a little bigger than I'd like to have but it's been durable.  If I could recommend one, it would be the Nikon Backpack that holds your DSLR camera, lenses, and even your … [Read more...]

Turning Photos into Artwork with

COUPON CODE IS: cowboy15 I was excited to be able to try Photofiddle out.  I needed a picture of my son up on the wall and decided to use the bronc ride picture that I previously wrote about and turned into black and white.  Only this time, I chose to send in the original color version and asked for the oil painting version. Photofiddle takes … [Read more...]

Editing Grainy Pictures and Cloning

I recently had a guest post on my food blog from Maternal Spark. Well, actually it's a republished post of Butterfly Cupcakes with a little photo editing. I'm getting pickier about the photos that go on my food blog and not that hers were bad but they were a bit grainy and there was a distraction. With this simple tutorial, you'll be able to … [Read more...]

Simple Color Highlighting with Photoshop


After checking out the Diva's tutorial on color highlighting, I thought I would recreate the tutorial using Adobe Photoshop instead of Gimp since this is what I have.  Basically it's the same thing but we have different readers so I thought I'd do it for my readers. I've always enjoyed seeing photos that are black and white with one particular … [Read more...]

Changing a Photo with Adobe and alike

I don't edit any of my photos with the exception of cropping.  I would love to know how but learning the programs and terms can be extremely time consuming and that's something I don't have right now.  I'm always in the Digital Photography School Forum trying to learn this and that and decided to submit one of my photos to be critiqued by others … [Read more...]