Tollroad Hillside (from the series Bad Trip – Sad Trip)
Well my book private publishing plans have gone slightly astray, in as other things have come up. First, my consulting business has a ton of work. The I doing my daily one hour commute there and then back again. But that has given me the opporunity to work on my different series, so I am making the best of it;- )
My two week trip to China has finally been rescheduled for the begining of November, but due to other technical issues, I will need first spend a week in Germany (Marburg, which is about an hour drive north of Frankfurt, depending on how fast you drive on the Autoban). I know, for those who do not get the opportunity to do interntional travel as a business expense, it does not seem like much of a hardship. But if you did it often enough, trust me, its can wear on you.
So my printing time is dwindling rapidly. Thus my latest decision is just to take one step at a time and eventually I will get there, just not as soon as I had hoped. I do tend to get very optimistic on my scheduling. I will still target having at least the book dummy, if not a Artist Proof (A/P) for Photo LA in January.
BTW, this image, Tollroad Hillside benefited a lot from my checking where I had my blacks and shadows, giving a more richer looking image with a little more three dimensional look. I also eased back on the dark sky to provide a little better balance such that the sky was not the focus of attention. Or at least I hope that my modifications are achieving that effect;- )
Oh, and the Moab paper delivery finally came today, which is about time. So either Friday or Saturday, I hope to work with the Natural to see if this is going to meet my needs for the book!
Best regards, Doug