I have been pretty quiet here in the last couple of months as I have been deep in study.
Not for anything job associated or highly academic, but something new and a bit foreign to me.
I consider myself a lifelong learner and am always keen to run with learning new things when I get the urge.
I have been teaching myself photography skills, plus Lightroom and using presets and Photoshop and using actions, making watermarks and brushes and adding textures to images. Whew!!
I have been doing online courses/tutorials with Udemy, Kim Klassen (who has the most calm and soothing voice I have ever heard!) - using her textures, and MCP presets, actions and textures.
I'm loving it.
There's a lot more to learn!! I don't ever think I will be an expert, I just want to be competent.
Here's some examples:
Watermarks that I have made into brushes that I can change colour when I place them on images.
The difference between Raw and Jpeg coming out of my camera.
And saving images as PNG from photoshop, before posting to Facebook to reduce compression.
|Raw on the left, jpeg on the right.|
Images that have had presets and textures added.
Images from the Kim Klassen tutorials (which I absolutely love- her button is down on the right) where textures and Text are added.
|Image courtesy of Kim Klassen|
And my own images That I have manipulated and added text (in colours from the image) to.
I am really thrilled with how much I have accomplished.