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Topaz and Nik Software Webinars and Training

  If you are interested in adding plug-ins to Photoshop or Lightroom, you might want to check out the series of webinars and training videos hosted by Topaz labs or Nik Software.  Each company has quite a large variety of training and the ones I’ve attended have been very good.  By the way, I currently […]

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Tartia-Engel Falls in East Hampton, Connecticut

Another View of Tartia-Engel Falls

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Tartia-Engel Falls

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Tartia-Engel FallsHere’s another view of Tartia-Engel Falls in East Hampton, Connecticut.  For this photo, I did some minor editing in Lightroom and then several edits in Nik Software’s Color Efex Pro 4. One thing I really like about this waterfall is the dark color of […]

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Gull Dropping Dinner

Flying Gull Dropping Clam

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series The Coastal Center at Milford Point

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series The Coastal Center at Milford PointAbove is one of the shots of the flying gulls that I took yesterday at the Connecticut Audubon Society’s Coastal Center at Milford Point.  The gulls were taking these clams (or mussels?) and dropping them (as Gulls are apt to […]

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Water Feature at Innisfree Garden

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Innisfree Garden

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Innisfree GardenAbove is a photo of one of several water features located in Innisfree Garden.  For this photo, I used Nik Software’s Color Efex Pro 4 to make the soft, glow type effect.  However, when I pulled it back into Lightroom, I thought the vegetation […]

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A Northern Cardinal Photo

My First Bird Photo using “Better Beamer” and Flash

This entry is part 7 of 13 in the series Birds at My Birdfeeder

This entry is part 7 of 13 in the series Birds at My BirdfeederI’ve been really focusing on improving my photography and post-processing skills, which has kept me away from posting lately.  I’ve done quite a bit of training on Photoshop and polished up my skills with Lightroom and the Nik Software plug-ins.  I also […]

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Covered Bridge at Southford Falls State Park

Interior of a Covered Bridge at Southford Falls State Park

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Southford Falls

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Southford Falls  Here’s another High Dynamic Range (HDR) photo using Photomatix with additional processing in Lightroom with Nik Software plug-ins.  This photo was taken about a year ago and is an interior view of a covered bridge located in Southford Falls State Park in Southington, Connecticut.  I’ve […]

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Driftwood at Hammonasset Beach State Park

Driftwood

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Hammonasset Beach State Park

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Hammonasset Beach State Park  This photo is a little different than most that I’ve posted.  This is actually a High Dynamic Range (HDR) photo that was also ran through the Nik Software suite of processing tools.  If you’re not familiar with HDR, it involves taking […]

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Waterfall at Southford Falls State Park

Waterfall at Southford Falls State Park

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Southford Falls

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Southford Falls  Here’s a photo from Southford Falls State Park in Southington, Connecticut that I took about this time last year.  I have a previous post of the waterfall (you can visit that post here), but now that I’m using the Nik Software plug-ins for […]

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