Al Lin

Critique Corner – Monster Hunter Guil...

Mar 12, 2013No Comments

In this episode of Critique Corner, we focus on a submission by Jeff a.k.a. JeproxShots from his Monster Hunter Guild Sweetheart photoshoot, and we have

Post Processing Tutorial – Dodge ...

Jan 15, 20133 Comments

“Dodge and Burn” (D&B) is a technique most digital retouchers employ when they intend to make the subject(s)’s skin look almost “perfect” in a portrait

RAW Stacking – A Technique To Better ...

Dec 20, 2012No Comments

Shooting RAW or JPEG is a topic that photographers will eventually encounter along their path toward advancing their craft, and the benefits of shooting RAW

Workflow Series – Photo Selection

Dec 06, 20121 Comment

Photo selection is a big part of my photography workflow and while every photographer has his or her own way of selecting photos for publishing,

Aki Con 2012 Convention Report

Nov 13, 2012No Comments

Our fellow staff photographers Al Lin and Vince Milum attended Aki-con in Washington and brought back some killer coverage. Hop inside and read their experience

Kumoricon – Convention Report by Al L...

Sep 17, 20121 Comment

It's the 10th anniversary of this convention in the Northwest, named for it's cloudy weather. Staff photographer Al Lin gives us his report on Kumoricon,

Pax Prime – Convention Report

Sep 14, 2012No Comments

PAX Prime kicked off over the 2012 Labor Day weekend, and thousands of developers, gamers, cosplayers, and general attendees swarmed the Washington State Convention Center,

Post-Processing Tutorial: Special Effect &#...

Jun 13, 20121 Comment

Note: This tutorial assumes the readers are familiar with basic to intermediate Photoshop tools Post-processing has always been something that I find very interesting and

Synchronicity Miku Private Photoshoot by Al...

May 04, 20121 Comment

During Sakura Con 2012 I had the privilege to photograph a friend of mine cosplaying Miku from the Synchronicity music videos. Miku, being the very

2012 Sakura Con Convention Coverage and Rev...

Apr 24, 2012No Comments

Our staff photographer Shun Al Hayashi had the opportunity to attend 2012 Sakura Con in Seattle. He returns with many beautiful photos and a con