Bringing Photos to Life with Topaz Impression

I’d like to share the results of a Lightroom / Photoshop plug-in called “Topaz Impression”, 1 of 14 Topaz modules which lays down 10k brush strokes/second in duplicating a specific artist’s style.  As with most plug-ins there is a defined starting point called a preset, recipe… which one selects then fine tunes the image with specific adjustments… Read More Bringing Photos to Life with Topaz Impression

Golden Triangle – Day in Agra, Uttar Pradesh – Part II: A Guided Tour of the Taj Mahal

In Part II, I’d like to take you along for our morning tour of the Taj Mahal. Starting out, we stopped ~1.5 km away from the entrance to purchase tickets, Rs1000/person (the foreigner price is always 10x higher) and took an electric cart to the East Gate entrance.  Arriving at 6:40am the security line was short even… Read More Golden Triangle – Day in Agra, Uttar Pradesh – Part II: A Guided Tour of the Taj Mahal

Golden Triangle – Day in Agra, Uttar Pradesh Part I Infrared Color / Black and White

The Taj Mahal – A fantastic place – a must see.  In fact, yesterday Prince Wm and Princess Kate had a 50 minute visit cut short by the 46C / 114F heat. Princess Diana 1992, courtesy Getty Images Prince Wm and Princess 2016, Courtesy TOI Agra Edition Thought I’d share first some Infrared Images shot at… Read More Golden Triangle – Day in Agra, Uttar Pradesh Part I Infrared Color / Black and White

Next Adventure – Indian’s Golden Triangle

Plans are set and we’re pumped to head out on a six-day holiday to navigate Indian’s Golden Triangle: Delhi, Jaipur and Agra. Yes, this is an one-hundred percent tourist adventure where we can expect hoards of people yet still ahead of summer vacation.  Since we’ve arranged a dedicated driver w/Innova, we should be able to deviate the plan in a spontaneous manner… Read More Next Adventure – Indian’s Golden Triangle