Sunday Pano

by Justin Maier

posted July 20, 2011

category Digitally Editted, Photos

I was out taking planking picture with my friends and I couldn’t help but want to stop to take this panoramic. I love it!

Contest Participation

by Justin Maier

posted July 13, 2011

category Photos, Pure Photography

This photo was taken during the portraits week. I got a few people together and we headed to Smith park to have a picnic. During the picnic I took a few shots, and after I had everybody play on the playground or play with eachother so that I could get some candid shots. They are […]

Experimenting with Cinemagraphs

by Justin Maier

posted July 6, 2011

category Digitally Editted, Photos

The other day as I was browsing the web I found this really neat idea with photography that has a little bit of movement called a cinemagraph, check it out on From Me To You.

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Extra Photos

by Justin Maier

posted June 29, 2011

category Digitally Editted, Photos, Pure Photography

Rexburg Panoramic I took this panoramic on the same day that I took the my portraits. It was around 8:30 and the sun was setting. After stitching the 5 shot panoramic, I opened it in Dynamic Photo HDR and brought out some of the details that I saw with my eye but not in the […]

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Week 08: Fine Art Templates

by Justin Maier

posted June 13, 2011

category Digitally Editted, Photos

For the editing part of this weeks blog we were asked to create a simple fine art template and feature our favorite images. The fine are template was fairly easy to make. Following Sister Esplin’s guide I simply created 5 boxes and spaced them evenly using the distribute center feature in Photoshop and then inserted […]

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Week 08: Night Photography

by Justin Maier

posted June 13, 2011

category Photos, Pure Photography

This week we focused on night photography and using light to create interesting images. I’d played with extended exposures before but it’s been a long time and this time I have a DSLR. I was worried that I would be limited to 30 seconds, but I found out that I could just keep the shutter […]

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Week 07: Scanography

by Justin Maier

posted June 5, 2011

category Pure Photography

This week we experimented with Scanography, an interesting art form where you use the scanner to create your composition. I spent several hours experimenting with different objects on my scanner for this part of the project. I tried things with different types of candy, shoes, papers and tools that I use for my work, and […]

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Week 07: Edge Effects

by Justin Maier

posted June 5, 2011

category Digitally Editted

This week we were asked to experiment with Edge Effects. I’ve played with edge effects a little bit before but only simple edge effects like Vignettes. I really enjoyed trying the new techniques that Sister Esplin has in her book. Probably my favorite technique was the paint on effect. I really enjoyed using my Wacom […]

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Week 06: Bannack Excursion

by Justin Maier

posted May 31, 2011

category Digitally Editted, Photos, Pure Photography

Well this past week I had the opportunity to go with the entire Digital Imaging class up to Bannack Ghost Town in Montana to spend a day taking pictures. It was definitely a learning experience. After reviewing the shots, I had 500 shots and about 300 that were decent enough to not throw away. It […]

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Week 05: Portrait Editing

by Justin Maier

posted May 23, 2011

category Digitally Editted

After watching Sister Esplin touch up peoples skin, teeth, eyes, and hair, I couldn’t wait to try it out myself. I think I may have gone a little overboard, but I suppose its something that I’ll learn to scale back. Since I used a lot of my favorite shots in the last post on portraits, […]

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