Tag: Digital Art

Burlington Sunrise

The 5th of August was a holiday in Ontario. So I made arrangements to spend Sunday night in Burlington, Ontario. The goal was to catch the Monday morning sunrise because

Dad In 1963

After dad saw my images of the Toronto skyline, he sent me a photograph of himself with Toronto in the background. He thinks that it was taken around 1963. If

Toronto Sunset

Last Friday was the Summer Solstice and the longest day of the year. The Golden Hour would not begin until after 8PM and the sun would not fully set until

Photoshop World East Flickr Album

The Flickr album took longer than usual to put together – heck, I am still working on some addition images. I’ve been in another rut that drains my creativity and

New Digital Art Toys

This past weekend, my resistance broke down and I bought some upgrades to my digital art toolbox. Escape Motions released a new version of Flame Painter. DxO released a new

Photoshop World East 2019

On Sunday morning, I returned home from Orlando, Florida. Another Photoshop World has come and gone – this one is my third and so I have an “Alumni” tag added

Humber River Valley Photowalk

On Sunday morning, I set out to explore part of the Humber River Valley. I took the Line Two subway over to Old Mill station and found my way down

Bell Tower Progress & Regress

A few weeks ago, I finished UV mapping my bell tower model. I set out texturing it in Substance Painter. This render came from the nVidia iray engine inside Substance

Pre-dawn Photowalk In High Park

I wanted to take a better photo with my new Sigma lens than my workplace from a distance. So this morning I set out for another High Park visit. This

First Light – The New Sigma 150mm-600mm Lens

I treated myself today – in a fairly big way. I bought a super-telephoto lens and decided on the Sigma 150 to 600mm Contemporary. As is my custom, I took

Finally Using Corel Photo Mirage

During last year’s Photoshop World, I was enticed into buying a pre-order for Corel PhotoMirage. I then proceeded to procrastinate installing it. After the last month of saying, “I’ll do

3D News

The biggest announcement for me is the release of LightWave 2019. I am so grateful that NewTek has reinvigorated development on LightWave. The product may never re-gain its past prominence,

Niagara Falls Flickr Album

I arrived in Niagara Falls in the early afternoon on Sunday; just a few hours after writing yesterday’s post. A winter storm descended on southern Ontario and I had to


I often try to model and render a New Years image. Last year, I procrastinated too much. So this year, I pushed myself to get the work done. The modeling

My Future With Flickr

I have been a Flickr Pro user since January 2006. Nearly 13 years now. It has been a great value for my money. A Pro membership was $20 per year.

Revisiting The Photoshop World 2018 Images

Many months ago, one of the highly-respected denizens of the KelbyOne Community had commented that my photos appeared too dark to him. He uses a calibrated monitor and definitely knows