Just a quick update to say thanks to my friends, watchers and random commenters on here for the support, encouragement and feedback on my work. Apparently people have looked at this humble page over 100,000 times now, so thanks to you lurkers too :)
It’s quite a milestone. I remember when I first signed up back in 2004, I was interested in photography but wasn’t particularly good. I still have a lot of my old work in my scraps if you're interested. But from the feedback and inspiration I found on here, I was able to quickly develop and hone my talent to become the 100,000-pageview-receiveing photographer you see (read) before you
If you’ve been keeping up with my site, you should know I’ve posted a couple of GIMP video tutorials recently. One was inspired by Tordo (https://www.deviantart.com/tordo)'s work Unexpectedly where I recreated the patterned sky effect in GIMP (then the next night I showed how to do the same thing in photoshop... it's on the same page).
Then the other night I recreated my most popular Youtube tutorial (+40k views on there :O) on getting vintage colours in Photoshop (in that post i also explain how and why it works).
So now you can get vintage colours in GIMP too. I remade it entirely in Ubuntu (no going back to windows for editing this time) and it’s av
I'm back from NYC. What an awesome place 8-)
Got 265 photos that I like. Put them on Flickr here: http://flickr.com/photos/lukeroberts/sets/72157604145621082/
But if you don't have half an hour to look through them, I've picked out my favourite 18 which you can see here: http://flickr.com/photos/lukeroberts/sets/72157604150662593/
Also, just put a new tutorial on my site, about applying a macro lens effect digitally with Photoshop.
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