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  Travel Article on Ice Rinks in Northern Virginia was Published in the January, 2015 issue of the Northern Viginia Magazine
 

An article about Ice Rinks in Northern Virginia as part of the Winter of the January, 2015 issue of the Northern Viginia Magazine. To read a "pdf" of the article, click here or check out the Publication Section of PBSStudios.com

 

  Travel Article with photographs on Middleburg Humane Society was Published in the December, 2014 issue of the Northern Viginia Magazine
 

An article about the Middleburg Humane Society featuring owner Hillary Bogley was published in the Pets column of the December, 2014 issue of the Northern Viginia Magazine. To read a "pdf" of the article, click here or check out the Publication Section of PBSStudios.com

 

  Travel Article with photographs on Cape Cod Mseums was Published in the October, 2014 Travel Section of the Providence Journal Newspaper
 

A travel article about museums on Cape Cod was pulished in the Travel Section of the October, 2014 issue of the Providence Journal Newspaper. To read a "pdf" of the article, click here or check out the Publication Section of PBSStudios.com

 

  Two Photography Article was Published in the December, 2013 issue of the Photoshop Creative Magazine
 

In the Common Problem section on Page 92 of the Photographic Creative Magazine are two short articles anwsering a readers question "How Can I Emulate an Old Photographic Process Using an Ordinary Image?" and "How Can I Quickly Transform my Photos into Comic Art Work?" Both articles solution shows how to take an image and using Adobe Photoshop convert an images into an interesting graphic image. To read a "pdf" of the article, click here or check out the Publication Section of PBSStudios.com

 

  Photography Article was Published in the November, 2013 issue of the Photoshop Creative Magazine
 

In the Common Problem section on Page 91 of the Photographic Creative Magazine is a short article anwsering a readers question "How Can I Use A Simple Process to Put A New Twist on my Images?" The article solution shows how to convert an image to a Cyanotype image. To read a "pdf" version of the article, click here or check out the Publication Section of PBSStudios.com

 

  Travel Article was Published in the October 13, 2013 issue of the Philadelphia Inquirer Newspaper
 

Featured in the travel section of the Philadelphia Inquirer newspaper is my article on Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame called "All Hail Hoops". To read a "pdf" version of the article, click here or check out the Publication Section of PBSStudios.com

 

  First Digital Painting Published in the August, 2013 issue of the Photoshop Creative Magazine
 

In the Readers Gallery section on Page 10 of the Photographic Creative Magazine is my first published digitial photo-painting of Image section my cat Spice. Using Adobe Photoshop and a photo as the base layer, I created a digital painting of the cat as she sat on the couch. To read a "pdf" version of the article, click here or check out the Publication Section of PBSStudios.com

 

  The Moonlight Writer in the August, 2011 issue of the Writer Magazine
 

Starting on Page 34 is my article on how to be a part-time writer add a star burst to you image throught Adobe . With the title of "The Moonlight Writer", the article runs as a sidebar the main article. To read a "pdf" version of the article, click here or check out the Publication Section of PBSStudios.com

 

  Not One but Two articles published in the October, 2007 issue of the Digital Photographer Magazine
 

Starting on Page 60 is my article on how to add a star burst to you image throught Adobe Photoshop. With the title of "Add a Starburst Using Photoshop", the article runs for 3 pages and includes a couple of examples of using photo special effects. The process shows how to make a customize brush in Photoshop which is the key to creating the starburst. In the same magazine is an extra treat. My article shooting panoramic iamges and putting them together in Adobe Photoshop, "Creating Panormaic Images". The article features a beautiful spring image of a road filled with cherry blossum trees. They only bloom for a few days. To read a "pdf" version of the article, click here or check out the Publication Section of PBSStudios.com

 

  Article published in the September, 2007 issue of the Pro Digital Imaging Magazine
 

Starting on Page 78 is my article on how to create cool effect in Adobe Photoshop. With the title of "Creating Fauve Effects Using Photoshop" the article runs for 3 pages and includes a number of examples showing how to turn simple images into interesting ones. A perfect example is the image of Lincoln Memorial. Additional images show how to convert an image of a sunflower to a graphical masterpiece.I include print screens shwoing the different steps.To read a "pdf" version of the article, click here or check out the Publication Section of PBSStudios.com

 

  Article published in the August, 2007 issue of the Digital Photographer Magazine
 

Starting on Page 34 is my article on how to create travel photos. With the title of "Doing Your Homework" the article runs for 4 pages and includes a number of examples of travel photography. The lead image was taken at the Grand Canyon. It is also shown on the editor's page. Additional imaes include Old Fort Niagara, the U.S. Capital, outside of the Basketball Hall of Fame, Thomas Jefferson memorial (while lieing on my back to get the shot). Although mis-caption, the image shown is actually the lighthouse at Cabrio State Park in San Diego, CA. To read a "pdf" version of the article, click here or check out the Publication Section of PBSStudios.com

 

  Article published in the October, 2006 issue of the Golf Styles, Washington Magazine
 

Starting on Page 62 with the title of "Private Stature, Public Pleasure!" is an article about Westfields Golf Course in Clifton, VA Leading with a nice picture of the 17th green, the article talks about how this wonderful Freddy Couples designed golf course has matured into one of the areas finest places to play golf. To read a "pdf" version of the article, click here or check out the Publication Section of PBSStudios.com

 

  Not One but Two articles published in the October, 2006 issue of the Digital Photographer Magazine
 

Starting on Page 26 is my article on having fun with images using Photoshop special effects. With the title of "Image Makeovers", the article runs for 5 pages and includes a number of examples of using photo special effects. I tell readers how to use photo filters, color posterization (using my brother, author John Smolens as a model) converting an image to infared image and creating a fisheye version image. As an extra treat see my article on getting better images using simple photo techniques called, "Composition Rules". The article features 8 images that illustrate the different ways your can improve you photography by moving in close or using leading lines to guide your viewers eye to the subject. To read a "pdf" version of the article, click here or check out the Publication Section of PBSStudios.com

 

  Article published in the August, 2006 issue of the Digital Photographer Magazine
 

Starting on Page 42 is my article on creating photo montages. With the title of "How to Create a Photo Montage", the article runs for 5 pages and includes a number of examples of photo montages. They include images taken at the Grand Canyon, you couples in love, death of a friend in a car crash, windmills and musician Eric Clapton. To read a "pdf" version of the article, click here or check out the Publication Section of PBSStudios.com

 

   
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