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Abandoned and Forgotten (2 new items)

Abandoned places pique our curiosity and stir our emotions. We ask ourselves, what happened to the people who once lived or worked here?

Czech Republic Exhibit

I've been chosen as one of four artists to exhibit at the Castle Tower in Karlovy Vary in the Czech Republic. The five photos I'll be exhibiting are part of my Abandoned and Forgotten series based on one of my favorite subjects: abandoned houses and structures from around the world.

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Karlovy Vary is a sister city of Carlsbad, California and a popular spa town about an hour west of Prague. The international art exhibit is held in the city's Castle Tower and is part of the Opening of the Spas Festival which attracts thousands of…

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What's the Best Way to Learn Lightroom?

Lightroom Training Customized for You

If you're the type of person who learns best in a one-on-one, personalized environment, I'm here for you. I come to you, either in-person or via the web, and we work together on your computer using your images. I'll teach you Lightroom and, in the process, get your images organized and looking their best.If this sounds good to you, email me at alanhaynes@fastmail.com. We'll learn a bit about each other and set up our first training session whenever you are ready.Other Ways to Learn Adobe LightroomVideo TrainingThere are a lot of f…

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Abandoned and Forgotten (35 new items)

Abandoned places pique our curiosity and stir our emotions. We ask ourselves, what happened to the people who once lived or worked here?

PixelSquid: Free 3D Objects for Photoshop

An image created almost entirely from PixelSquid 3D objects.

I've been experimenting with a fairly new addition to Photoshop: the PixelSquid plugin. The plugin allows you to download 3D objects from PixelSquid.com and add them to a Photoshop document. Almost everything in the image above is from PixelSquid, even the oriental carpet on the floor. The modern geometric wallpaper and the flooring are images of patterns which I manipulated in Photoshop. The laptop monitor is showing a screen capture of a Lightroom screen from my own desktop PC.You can create a free PixelSqu…

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Abandoned and Forgotten

Abandoned places pique our curiosity and stir our emotions. We ask ourselves, what happened to the people who once lived or worked here?