"I will photograph just about anything, but my love to travel tops it all! There is nothing better than exploring someplace new, camera in hand."


Surfing Windandsea in La Jolla

By Angela Andrieux | May 20, 2024

In my last post, I wrote about sparking creativity on my visit to Windansea Beach in La Jolla. When I first arrived, the sun was high in the sky, and conditions weren’t ideal for photos. But as the day progressed toward evening, the light became beautiful, making for some striking photos of those surfing Windandsea.…

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Windandsea Intentional Camer Movement

Windandsea ICM (Intentional Camera Movement)

By Angela Andrieux | May 14, 2024

I found myself in awe of the colors and textures in the water. I decided to try panning with the waves and creating Intentional Camera Movement images, also known as ICM.

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Trains, Trolleys, & Tractors in Perris CA

By Angela Andrieux | February 27, 2024

If you’ve followed my photography for a while, you’ll know I am fascinated with old, rusty things. I love the colors, patterns, and textures of decaying metal. That’s why, despite a high chance of rain, I jumped at the opportunity when my camera club decided to make the trek to the Southern California Railway Museum…

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Artist and Painter at Work | Balboa Park | San Diego

Scott Kelby’s Worldwide Photo Walk 2023 | San Diego, CA

By Angela Andrieux | October 24, 2023

2023 marks the 7th time I’ve participated in the Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo Walk. This year, I was privileged to lead a great group around the jewel of San Diego – Balboa Park. Balboa Park has been well-photographed by me and countless others, so I focused on some of the details around me to try…

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Sunset on the Catania, Sicily Duomo

Effectively Sharpen, DeNoise, and Enlarge, all with Topaz Photo AI

By Angela Andrieux | August 4, 2023

Topaz Photo AI is my #1 Photography Problem Solver. I’ve been a big fan of Topaz Labs’ software for more years than I can count. And while their apps have changed significantly over the years, they continue to be an integral part of my workflow. In mid-2022, Topaz Labs shifted from having a suite of…

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Old Cars in Jerome, AZ, processed with Luminar Neo HDR Merge

How to use HDR Merge in Luminar Neo

By Angela Andrieux | July 28, 2022

If you’ve been following my photography for a while, you’ll know I’m a big fan of HDR. I love that extra-special-something that the process of merging multiple exposures brings to my photos. One of my favorite apps for processing HDRs has been Aurora HDR from Skylum Software. Sadly, it hadn’t been updated in a while…

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