Blend Modes in Photoshop: Tips and Tricks

Jun 12, 13 Blend Modes in Photoshop: Tips and Tricks

Posted by in Featured Photo, Photoshop, Tutorials

Article by Bill Fritz In Adobe Photoshop, blend modes are one of my favorite and most frequently used tools to alter the image quickly and conveniently.  In Photoshop CS6 there are a whopping total of 27 blend modes to choose from.  Each one has its unique look and purpose.  For those of you who are not familiar with the blend...

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HDR, Sharpness, and Detail, OH MY!

Article by Bill Fritz One of the characteristics of HDR photography that has always excited me was the amount of detail you can achieve from the processing that would otherwise be impossible in a normal photo.   I have always been a pixel peeper in that sense and continue to try and figure out new ways to pull out as much detail...

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HDR Tutorial – Day to Night

Nov 18, 12 HDR Tutorial – Day to Night

Posted by in Experimental Techniques, Tutorials

I am often confronted by other photographers (purists) and/or strongly opinionated laymen about the “heavy” editing of my photos.  “It’s not really photography when you alter your photos with Photoshop!”, They exclaim.  To which I reply, “Well I don’t only consider myself a photographer,...

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Fritz Photography – Surreal HDR Processing Workflow

Sep 26, 12 Fritz Photography – Surreal HDR Processing Workflow

Posted by in Articles, Tutorials, Workflows/Tutorials

A long time ago,  before I was a photographer,  I saw a photograph online that changed my perception on photography forever.  It was a photo of a small run down shack in the middle of the woods with the sun shining through the tree tops upon the forest floor. There was a lantern lit in the window of the shack illuminating the...

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Experimental HDR – The Fritz Re-Lighting Method

Aug 11, 12 Experimental HDR – The Fritz Re-Lighting Method

Posted by in Experimental Techniques, Tutorials

HDR (High Dynamic Range) Photography is an amazing technique that captures elements that a standard photograph cannot. It can be used to create a very surreal look or a very natural look, both displaying a wider spectrum of light than an average photograph can. I personally love the way HDR and tone mapping exaggerate and accent...

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