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  1. Editing Texture Images

    This texture photography series has focused on defining texture photography, how to capture textures, examples of where to find textures, and now I will share some final editing techniques. The following tools can be found in most editing programs, and I will show examples using Adobe Lightroom.  Editing Basics:  Contrast:

  2. Where to CaptureTextures

    In the previous post, I reviewed comparing texture photography to textures in abstract and impressionistic art,  how to compose, and shoot textures. Textures are everywhere; we just have to take time to slow down, think about how to capture them, and showcase their detail. Here are some ideas to get…

  3. How to Shoot Texture Photography

    Texture Photography is a way to add more depth, creativity, and abstract qualities to your portfolio. Texture can be the focal point of the image or a part of the image that you bring to attention. Remember, from my first post that textures bring out emotions; they visually describe what…

  4. What is Texture Photography

    Texture is a significant part of nature and abstract photography. This blog series will focus on what we can learn from art about texture, techniques to photograph texture in nature, and creative methods to capture texture Let’s start with understanding texture photography.  Texture photography is about taking images that focus…

  5. Create Impressionistic Garden Images

    I love to create abstract, impressionistic, creative images in the garden. Using the technique of intentional camera movement will help you achieve this look in the camera.  In a prior post, I shared how to capture ICM images in landscape scenes. The techniques are similar, but let’s review the best…

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