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Gerben Van Dyk


Field of Tulips

Anno Domini M.M.

Tree in Summer

The Odd One White

Smoke on the Moors

Mowbray Park, Sunderland cinemagraph

My first ‪#‎cinemagraph‬. Shot today (Sunderland Mowbray Park), created using Photoshop CC. Need to reduce the size a bit, but I like this. What do you...

Export jpg with border in Lightroom

How to create a border around a photo with Lightroom. Here are the steps: Export jpg with border in Lightroom Goto the Print module (Ctrl+P) Click on Page Setup… Select XPS Writer, paper size and orientation: Select Custom Package in the Layout Style section...

The Fox

Not HDR but image blending in Photoshop.

Software, training and more…(a closing down sale)

Paul Smithson has a closing down sale. 5 DVD’s full with all his products. It consists of software to create websites, banners and other graphics, and training delivered through pdf’s, video and mp3’s. I have used some of his materials and they are...

5 Monochrome Images Facebook Challenge

I’ve been challenged on Facebook by fellow clubmember Tracey Ainsley to post 5 Monochrome photos in 5 days. Here is my set.            

Safety Lamps

Miners’ safety lamps, taken at Beamish’ museum. I’ll have to get a better one someday. Hard to handle the blown out highlights even though Lightroom came to the rescue somewhat. You got to love the Radial...

The Book

The book as found in the old church at Beamish. The photo is processed in Lightroom to correct lens, straighten, contrast, sharpen and add some light where needed. In short the usual craft that photographers have been doing for over one and a half century in either...

The Jag

The Jag at Beamish. I’ve done a second version with slightly wider crop and minor light adjustments. Spot the differences… I think the second is marginally better, what do you think?