Latest Video: Black Dog, Black Background

“So, Paul, how do you create those iconic images of black dogs on inky black backgrounds? ” Ah, well, funny you should ask!  I’ve posted up a video this week that walks through the process.  It takes you through the lighting setup right through to the final post-production (though I admit I omit the Nik Silver FX bit – I am going to dedicated a video solely to this fantastic filter from DxO Labs.) Anyway, I hope the video is …

Image Critique 17 Just Posted

I’ve just posted up a new image critique – number 17 if you’re of the mind to keep count! In this critique there are four more images, each with much to enjoy and much to take inspiration from. And that’s the point of the critiques really: it’s as much about enjoying other’s work as it is for each individual author to take personal development.  I have always enjoyed videos dissecting things (particularly music) so hopefully these critiques serve a similar …