Imagecraft Bootcamp — Creepy

Hi, this is your host for the series, Mitch!  Who is up for doing a creepy image for All Hallows Eve (Halloween)?  You have just enough time to whip one together and post it before the kiddies come around begging for treats on Saturday night. A couple of years ago, my wife and I drove […]

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Saving the Throw-away

This week’s challenge from Mitch Zeissler at Imagecraft Bootcamp is fantastic. It is actually a gift from Mitch. He asked us to choose a ‘throw-away’ photo, those we wish we had done better than that…and take them through a rescue mission in Lightroom. The next step is the best! Mitch would take our photo through […]

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Imagecraft Bootcamp — Save the Throw-away!

Hi, this is Mitch — your host for this series.  Today I’m introducing a new feature of Imagecraft Bootcamp… Save the Throw-away! This is a once-per-month opportunity for readers to submit an image to me for post-processing help, for an image that they are on the brink of tossing into the digital trash because they have reached the limit […]

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Shooting from the Dark Side

I am running a bit late to post for the Imagecraft Bootcamp last week’s challenge. If you didn’t know yet, every Wednesday, Mitch Zeissler hosts the Imagecraft Bootcamp simultaneously at his blog Exploratorius and here at the Photo Rehab.

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Imagecraft Bootcamp — Shooting From the Dark Side

Hi, this is Mitch again.  No, you are not going to be become Sith warriors!  Sorry, but being a lifelong Star Wars fan, I had to say that (hah!). No, this post is all about shooting from the dark side of a subject… the shadowed side… the side opposite from the light source… the side […]

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Imagecraft Bootcamp — Keystoning

Due to the low participation level we had for the last challenge, I figured we should ease up a little and take smaller steps — so this week we’re covering keystoning, also known as the tombstone effect or keystone effect, which you can read about in more detail here.  It boils down to this; our […]

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Imagecraft Bootcamp — Shadow Recovery

In some of the various comments here on Lucile’s site, my site, the Flickr site, and participant’s personal sites — it became clear that I need to discuss the process of shadow recovery, as well as dodging and burning.  This is a lot of material and concepts to cover in just one post, but it’s […]

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Imagecraft Bootcamp: Low-Key

This week’s challenge is Low-Key images, for the Imagecraft Bootcamp hosted by Mitch Zeissler at Exploratorius and this site. Last week I practiced High-Key and enjoyed it. High key sounded easier, for I have experimented with it for a while, just because I like dramatic photos. But I haven’t yet dared to go all the […]

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