Fisherman’s Wharf Detail

Everyday life is filled with details. Too often we’re too preoccupied to notice. There’s really no action in this photo, but there’s still so much to look at. It would be a cool puzzle. The original encompassed more of the buildings of the Wharf. I wanted to focus in on the boat and the awning.Continue reading “Fisherman’s Wharf Detail”

Fisherman’s Wharf – Monterey

Almost all of Monterey is photogenic. The wharf has played an integral part in Monterey’s history, from sardines to tourists (and no, the tourists don’t stink after three days). The original:The wharf was leaning! I fixed the horizon and added that HDR preset. I’m really liking that with water shots. ~~~   ~~~   ~~~Continue reading “Fisherman’s Wharf – Monterey”

Sun Flare

This is along the Monterey Bay Coastal Recreational Trail. Such an amazing place to run, bike, walk, . . . take pictures. The original. Too bright. I was able to heal some of the sun spots. Not a perfect edit – I need to practice more taking pictures into the sun! ~~~   ~~~  Continue reading “Sun Flare”

Sleepy Harbor

Monterey Harbor in the morning (again). It’s so beautiful, you have to capture it from every angle. The original. Definitely had to lighten it up a bit and make things a bit sharper. ~~~   ~~~   ~~~   ~~~   ~~~   ~~~   ~~~   ~~~   ~~~   ~~~   ~~~   ~~~   ~~~  Continue reading “Sleepy Harbor”

Nautical Morning

Obviously, we’re back in Monterey with these March edits. I went out one morning and shot the boats from various angles in the Monterey Bay. I’ll be showing more off probably next week. This is highly edited, but I love the final look. I layered two different Lightroom presets along with some other adjustments. AndContinue reading “Nautical Morning”