A collection of high quality background images to use for Zoom meetings

Zoom Virtual Backgrounds

Announcing my new business: Zoom Background Images While in quarantine I noticed so many people starting to use the Zoom platform to connect…with their colleagues for work, with friends and family, school classmates and teachers, teams, community groups…it feels like every demographic is turning to video conferencing to connect during the Covid19 pandemic. As many
a composite photography image created by Alana Lee for the Capture one Pro contest hosted by Tina Eisen

Capture One Pro Winner

I think we’ve all got cabin fever after being in social isolation and quarantine through the Covid-19 pandemic. I was struggling. Loosing my motivation to be active and to create after 5 weeks of isolation in my home. Then along came a contest hosted by Tina Eisen, a fabulous beauty and fashion photographer who is
digital textures for photographers

Digital Textures for Photographers

Textures are my favorite way to add interest to an image. Textures can be used to enhance a background, create atmosphere & depth, develop a mood or feeling and give an artistic effect to an image. Textures are digital image files of  the surface of materials or objects. When used photographically the original object or
vintage painterly style botanical background image of peony flowers
Why use digital backgrounds in Photoshop? Using digital backgrounds, overlays and textures is a great way to add interest to your photography images, without the expense of purchasing backdrops or requiring a tonne of space to store your fabric or canvas backdrops. By using overlays, textures and digital backgrounds you can also change the overall
phlearn guest post on the Alana Lee Photography blog
Introduction To The Basics of Retouching   From magazine covers to family photos, retouching is used to enhance or change an image in many different ways. When starting out in retouching, learning some basic information will make the process easier. Retouching in Photoshop can be intimidating and may be confusing at times on where to
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the portrait masters 2019 gold award winner is Alana Lee

The Golden Fish

In my universe this is about as big as it gets. For the past couple of years I have been working towards mastering my craft and earning accreditation through the Portrait Masters awards program, started by my mentor Sue Bryce. Her education platform is second to none, and I’ve grown so much – technically as