Tag Archives: Liz Mackney Photography


Photography — See What Winter Can Teach You!

The Perfect Time To Learn While I do go out to shoot during the winter months, I’m sure I’m not alone when it comes to being cursed with limited tolerance to cold weather. I definitely […]


Evolve An Existing “Final” Image Using Topaz Simplify

A Request A few months ago a fan of the New England Photography Guild Facebook page asked if I would explain how I created this image of Winnekenni Castle in Haverhill, Massachusetts. I promised her I would, […]


Photoshop’s Unsharp Mask Filter – Are Your Images Flawed?

About The Unsharp Mask Filter… Photoshop’s Unsharp Mask Filter is the most common sharpening tool used by photographers during post production. Although its name sounds like an oxymoron when the goal is to actually sharpen […]


Using Texture to Transform An Image

The Present Becomes The Past There are numerous ways to take your images to the next level. Sometimes it’s simply through diligent practice; other times it’s by utilizing more advanced equipment and/or incorporating the latest […]


Filter Play For A Cold Winter’s Day

Winter In New England It’s been an interesting winter here in New England thus far. We’ve certainly seen an extreme range of temperatures, not to mention some “wicked” ice storms and a recent Nor’easter blizzard. […]


Cape Ann’s Halibut Point State Park

Fun to Explore in Every Season! Cape Ann’s Halibut Point State Park on Gott Avenue in Rockport, Massachusetts, attracts a wide variety of people year round. Regardless of the season, there’s always fun to be had. […]


The Six Lighthouses of Cape Ann

Beautiful & Bountiful Cape Ann Cape Ann — the “other” Cape — is located approximately 30 miles northeast of Boston, Massachusetts. Surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean on three sides and separated from the mainland by the Annisquam […]