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Welcome to a whole new world of creativity for floral photographers.
Be inspired, grow creatively, improve technically, gain skills and build a stunning portfolio of work; every month.
Stop just taking the shots, and start calling them!
Jump back into the driving seat of your own creative practise and super-charge your work with new ideas and direction.
Join me, Sarah Gardner, and let's walk through each month together.
With my monthly Creative Publication pdf's you're free to work at your own pace, or join my Facebook group and share with other like-minded photographers.
Feel that magical spark of uprising creativity once again.
Welcome to September
In this month we take a closer look at the beautiful world of Dahlias and the art of styling them.
This month we get artistic with a five part Photoshop tutorial on creating composite art and illustrative renderings.
4x NEW creative prompts to fill your camera roll, and
a look at back lighting and hand-tied bouquet making.
Format: PDF Download only for home printing or digital reading.
PDF Publication size: 102MB
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Composite Art & Design
This month we explore composite art and design within Photoshop.
From seasonal flowers in the garden to creating a library of 'cut' flowers to use all years round for any creative project. The world of composite art will unlock your creativity and open up a whole new world of design possibilities. Plus create 'no-draw' designs using Photoshop's filters gallery tools.
(written in response to previous publications)
"It's beautifully designed and I love your photos. Seeing example is very helpful but the bonus in learning some Photoshop and how we may use these images for our portfolio".
"Loved this publication. Sarah is an inspirational teacher and her style is simply beautiful".
"Your choice of words made the reading sweet, delightful and picturesque."
"I really enjoyed the publication especially interesting to read the information on journalling, craft and product photography. There was a flow to the whole publication. I thought the photographs were particularly beautiful."
"It is a wonderful read and filled with inspiration. But most importantly, it is so well written, your choice of words was so carefully thought out which makes for delightful reading."
"Thank you Sarah for all your hard work, this is beautiful! I found your photography and prompts so inspiring."
"The PDF is so inspirational and well put together, Sarah your artistic abilities shine through in every aspect and it's just want I signed up for to grow and learn. Thank you!'
Applying Actions is like an artist working with paint, each layer builds on the next to create beautiful results.
- Launching Autumn 2023 -
Meet the NEW 2nd Edition Beyond the Lens Actions for 2023/4
Introducing the brand new
Photoshop Action Collection
Create beautifully enhanced, creative images with this new collection created from over 10 years of programming and editing experience. Designed specifically for your floral editing needs.
Bringing you even more processing results for the future.
Actions take your images beyond what the camera alone can create, they'll enhance colour, light, clarity, and tonality. This collection new and divided into Foundation Actions, Rescue Actions, Creative Actions, Lightfills and essential finishing Actions, all designed with professional creativity at their core.
Create your own kind of beautiful with the new Beyond the Lens, 2nd Edition Action Collection.
Start creating your best portfolio today
I believe anyone can build a beautiful, coherent portfolio when they apply the concept of working in collections.
Find out more in my NEW free guide.
Sarah Gardner - 2023
Art Beyond the Lens Processing with Digital Textures
by Sarah Gardner
Explore the pages of my book and learn everything I know about working with digital textures. Follow step-by-step guides on how to apply and remove textures in Adobe Photoshop.
Published by Focal Press in 2012 and available from Amazon, Waterstones and Barns and Noble.
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