Tag: Photoshop

  • Owlet

    Owlet

    Reading Time Approx: < 1 minute Another photo from my recent visit to the Harpers Ferry Highland Games. They had a group there showing various birds of prey including owls and also including this baby owl, or owlet. Who looks incredibly cute, because you can’t see the dead mouse they were hanging onto with their…

  • Kilmaine Saints

    Kilmaine Saints

    Reading Time Approx: 2 minutes This is not my usual type of photography, but I was at a Highland Games the other week and figured I’d snap some photos of what was happening. The environment for this one was challenging too, because it was an open air stage, with fairly bright sunlight and I was…

  • Scotland – Past to Future

    Scotland – Past to Future

    Reading Time Approx: 2 minutes I’ve been playing around with this log off and on for the last day or two. The original idea in my head was a stylized outline of Scotland giving it a modern feel. I don’t claim that this concept is particularly original in and of itself, I’ve seen similar ideas…

  • New Site LOGO!

    New Site LOGO!

    Reading Time Approx: < 1 minute I’ve just added a new logo to the site since I decided to give it the name Veristopia. What does Veristopia mean you might be asking? Well I made it up, completely ignoring any rules about how words are constructed because I like how it sounds, but it contains…

  • How to Create the Orton Effect in Photoshop

    How to Create the Orton Effect in Photoshop

    Reading Time Approx: 3 minutes What is the Orton Effect The Orton Effect is named after a process used by photographer Michael Orton in the 1980s which is particularly popular among landscape photographers because of the dreamlike glow that it gives to images. When Orton created the process he was using film so the effect…

  • One White Tree

    One White Tree

    Reading Time Approx: 3 minutes Full Size Digital Download (suitable for printing at up to 9″ x 12″) Available for $6.00 These two trees in Harpers Ferry near the Virginius Island bridge have become favorite targets for my photography lately. It’s the contrast of the white against it’s surroundings that I love. Particularly if I…