Category Archives: Digital Art

Introduction to the New Store

Hi folks,

Just a brief post today to introduce you to a new service from aiWeb20 in association with Mortar Studios Photography (the name under which my photography is placed).

There is now the new store, where you can purchase prints of my photography and digital creations.  I discovered a site called ArtWeb where I am able to show my creations and make them available for purchase.

ArtWeb is an easy-to-use web application that empowers artists, photographers, illustrators and all creative professionals to create and manage their own website quickly and affordable. With no software to download and no need to learn HTML, our comprehensive web-based control panel makes customizing and promoting your work a snap!

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Design Work: Titanic 100 Year Commemoration Poster

If you are not already aware, April 15th, 2012 is the 100th Year Anniversary of the tragic sinking of the R.M.S. Titanic.

RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean on 15 April 1912 after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton, England to New York City. The sinking of Titanic caused the deaths of 1,514 people in one of the deadliest peacetime maritime disasters in history. She was the largest ship afloat at the time of her maiden voyage. One of three Olympic class ocean liners operated by the White Star Line, she was built between 1909–11 by the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast. She carried 2,224 people. [Source]

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Today’s Quick Post: Creativity with my Photographs.

See if you can guess the location of each photograph in this collage.


HDR (High Dynamic Range) – Photography

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I am sure those of you that like taking photographs, have heard of  something called HDR or High Dynamic Range Photography, and wondered to yourself, what exactly is HDR Photography?

Well it is the taking of at least three photographs of the same subject with a digital camera, one under-exposed, one exposed-normally and one over-exposed and using a program similar to PhotoMatix (which is available for Windows and Mac OSx) combine the three and produce some interesting creations.

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Ocean In a Bottle

This was compiled in Adobe Photoshop CS5 from a tutorial found on the icanbeCreative blog.  I have kept largely to the format of tutorial shown, but I have added elements of my own and changed a couple of things around.