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How to Recreate a Civil War Era Photograph

April 16th, 2014

How to Recreate a Civil War Era Photograph

A few years back I was at Fort Barrancas in Pensacola, Florida and took several photographs. I decided to attempt to turn a modern photograph of the fort into something that looks like it was taken around 1865. The blog (click on the More Information button) post will take you through the steps I took to achieve the effect I was looking for. Depending on the image you want to transform some of the steps may not be applicable.

B-17 Then and Now - What and How

February 24th, 2014

B-17 Then and Now - What and How

This blog is to document the creation of my work entitled “B-17 Then And Now”.

It all started with my attending an air show at Niagara Fall, New York in 2007. A B-17 that that was used in the filming of the 1990 movie “Memphis Belle” was on display. Knowing that my Photoshop CS5 had the capability of stitching multiple images into a panorama, I took 5 overlapping shots of the bomber with people milling about in front of her...

Calvary Cemetery 1971 - My Summer Job

February 24th, 2014

Calvary Cemetery 1971 - My Summer Job

In the summer of 1971 I got a job cutting grass at Calvary Cemetery in Norfolk, Virginia. One day I brought my camera to work. Some of these photos have not been processed until recently. Click on the button below to read the entire blog post.