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Star Wars Canyon

Having visited Comic Con and spent a day photographing, I actually ended up with some interesting pictures that I have used in my compositing. Here I have a scene with Storm Troopers and R2D2. The x-wing fighter is a picture of a plastic model of my son’s. The landscape is 2 different rock formations pieced together. Add a moon and it looks like it could be a desert planet from Star Wars.

Winter scenes

Although I hate the cold, you have to love how the trees get transformed with a little snow and frost. Here are 2 recent composites where I’ve used a few shots from a recent snow. This is just 5 layers, the foreground a hill near the new park on 22nd in Loveland, the row of trees from a subdivision above Lon Hegler Reservoir, the right tree from a school yard behind McDonalds, and a sunset including the foothills not far […]

Space Art Trio

On Deviant Art there is plenty of inspiration to explore new ideas. Space art can be a challenge, and often the results aren’t exactly what I was shooting for. However, sense I put in the effort I’m inclined to share simply because I’ve done the work. Here are the end results of 3 recent attempts. Hell’s landing was by far the simplest. I’ve stretched the aspect ratio of a shot of Hell’s Half Acre in Wyoming. This is the place […]