Tag Archives: Alternative

Live Picture Screenshot - © John Neel

Live Picture – Software that was way ahead of its time

  Once upon a time, there was a software package that could destroy Photoshop in nearly every way. Even today, if it were still available, it could hold its own in…

© Kim Keever

Inspiration – Kim Keever – Fish Tank Landscapes

Kim creates his dioramas within the realm of a 200-gallon tank filled with water and photographs the final results with a camera.

© John Neel

You can use HDR – Just don’t call it “HDR”

HDR can be a valid way to make a normal looking image. By normal, I mean an image that to the eye looks the way we might see it in the real world.

Bush - © John Neel   Zone-Sieve
Self - © John Neel

Breaking the Rules = Discovery

Creativity has very little to do with conformity. Breaking the rules allows us to develop ourselves more creatively. It is how we establish originality.

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Matchbox Pinhole Camera -  © John Neel

Matchbox Pinhole – Easy to make and FUN to use!

In preparation for the upcoming Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day event at the end of April 2014, I have decided to do a how-to post on making a very easy and fun to use pinhole camera.

© John Coffer

Inspiration – John Coffer – “The tintype Recaptured”

John Coffer is an alternative photographyer – living an alternative lifestyle. He makes his tintype images with a huge and ancient camera.

© John Neel - TTV Image

It takes two to TTV – Two cameras that is

At first you might think that the technique seems a bit strange. It can seem especially odd when considering all of those camera plug-ins and apps that can create so many different kinds of artsy photographic looks. But sometimes, at least for many of us, it is simply a lot more fun…

Tree - © John Neel - digitally painted HDR Pinhole

Skink Pinhole Pancake – HDR, Stitched and Digitally Painted

Pinhole photography is much more than what it seems. Most pinholers only use the most obvious techniques. …the pinhole image is a starting point for many potential outcomes.