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Before-and-After TV Ads

A TV commercial for an acne treatment showed before-and-after photos that made sure you did not miss the point. The before-photo was of a pizza-faced teenager, a phase most of us have personally experienced back when our hormones were raging. … Continue reading

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Colorizing Photos with Photoshop Elements

Already I have been asked how I colorize photos (see previous posting) so easily and with no artistic talent.  There are several ways, but this is how I do it:  Open a blank, transparent layer on top of the original … Continue reading

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Punctum and Alice Belin

I came across the word “punctum” in a New Yorker article years ago to indicate the sense of an inaccessible past in faded, old black-and-white photographs.  The word also has an obscure physiological meaning, something in the structure of our … Continue reading

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Depends on Your View

A recent forwarded email had a slideshow of about a dozen beautiful nature photos and ended with the line, “If God made earth so beautiful, think what heaven must be like!” to which I can only reply heaven must be … Continue reading

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