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Lincoln Nebraska Showcases A World of Beauty At Dusk

On occasion I post articles to an online magazine called Her View From Home. I wrote this article a while back, but thought the images were fun enough to post on my own blog. Here is the article…. I woke up early on Saturday morning and decided it was a good day to go photograph the capital building in Lincoln. My dad mentioned he was going to an archaeology meeting in Grand Island

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What I Learned From My First Art Exhibit

I had an art show at the hospital in Kearney, Nebraska. It was a great experience, and I am glad I was given that unique opportunity. One of my friends worked at the hospital and took me to the “Walkway Gallery” and I thought it was perfect. It was a long hallway with nice soft lighting with art on both sides. At the end of the hallway the artist’s name was up

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Pioneer Village in Minden, Nebraska

I was looking through my collection of pictures, and ran across this picture I took at Pioneer Village in the historical store. I worked a little HDR magic on it and it had some warm, fun colors.

How To Stretch A Large Canvas Print

If you are an artist or photographer, there may come a time when you decide to stretch your own canvas to save some cash. Especially if you decide to have your own art show, you may have quite a few prints that need stretched, and you will end up saving quite a bit of money if you stretch them yourself. I am going to give you a short tutorial on how

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How To Add A Texture To A Photo

I created a four minute tutorial that explains how to add a texture to a photo in Photoshop. This photo I adjusted to make it look like an old postcard.  

How to Do Night Photography – Learn in Four Minutes

I created a high definition video teaching how to take photographs at night that look great. This video only takes four minutes and I share my shutter speed and aperture settings so the novice photographer will know how to set his or her camera when going out to take night photographs for the first time. (Pardon my microphone..it likes to pick up my “s”s.)  

Yanney Heritage Park in Kearney, Nebraska

Yanney Heritage Park is a newer park located in Kearney, Nebraska. I was on Facebook one day, and one of my friends posted a short video of this park at night. I didn’t realize it was lit up so pretty in the evening. So, I grabbed a tripod and went to take some still shots when it was dusk. I climbed up the stars on the observation tower, and happily

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How to Convert from RGB to CMYK in Photoshop

This is a short video tutorial that explains how to convert from RGB color mode to CMYK color mode in Photoshop. Whenever you do a graphic design project and submit the image files to a commercial printer, you are required to convert from RGB color mode to CMYK color mode. Your colors will shift and look flat after you convert to CMYK. I will show you how you can solve

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Exploring An Abandoned House ~ Near Pleasanton, Nebraska

When you were a kid, did you have plans to sneak away and have a great adventure? I had an active imagination as a child, and I had a “thing” for this abandoned house down the road from where I lived. We called it the “Slaughter” house. (No axe-murderer ever lived there in case you were wondering.) It was located north of Sartoria road…on a dirt road…north of  Pleasanton, Nebraska.

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