Favorite Quote: What is a metafor if you myth the point...
Favorite Movie: Walt Disney`s Fantasia -the original
Favorite Book: The Cosmic Trigger : F.S.o.t.I.
Favorite Bands: Lots:Hendrix ,SRV etc
Favorite Songs: Lots :Axis Bold as Love by Hendrix
Favorite Photoshop Tool: the mind behind the tool
How did you get your PSC nickname?
Lux = Light & Wiz = Wizard ... fitting for trying to master photomanipulation as an art form !
What is your real name and age?
Luis...Your only as old as you feel.
Where are you from and what do you like best about being there?
from Granada,Spain but lived in Toronto Canada since I was a child for many years.I moved back to Spain again in 1990 and have been happily living here ever since in the town of Almuñecar on the south mediterranean coast of Granada.We have a tourist based economy here with a fantastic climate and the people are very hospitable and friendly.Great palce to raise a family.
What do you do to keep the bills paid?
I have a second hand goods store.
What do you do in your spare time?
...play electric guitar,photography,drawing,painting going hiking,PSC etc.and dedicate time to my family including my pet African Grey parrot "Koko".
How did you find PSC, and what do you like most about the site?
browsing the web.When I started dabbling with PS I was looking for tutorials or web sites where I could learn the basics and I came across PSC.I joined back in 2004 but it wasn't until 2006 that I actually started participating in the day to day contests.I love the community feel here,lots of great creative talented people to learn Ps with.Also I enjoy checking out the day to day comps and seeing the chops people come up with,some incredibly awesome images other not so incredibly awesome images,but almost always interesting and inspiring.
If you could change one thing at PSC, what would it be and why?
Is there any other information about you would like to pass on?
How many hours per week do you spend on PSC?
What other sites, not Photoshop related, do you like to surf?
What tools do you use to chop?
What gets your creative juices flowing, how do you create a masterpiece?
What inspires you?
Do you have a system? Does a chop have to be done a certain way following steps or are you a messy chopper and just go with the flow?
What style of chop do you prefer to create?
Filters, brushes and techniques: Which do you use, and not use, and why?
When do you know that you have it just right, or is it constant changes up until, or after, you post?
What is the limit to what you will chop?
Are there any tips and/or tricks that you would like to pass along to less experienced choppers?
What is your favorite type of source image, and why?
There is often talk about how the source is used and to what extent it should be. What are your views on all sources, outside source use and animations?
What is your preferred resource for outside source images?
In your opinion what makes a good chop?
Do you have a system to get things started?
Have you ever completed a chop and then decided not to enter it in the contest? If so, why?
After you finish your chop do you just post it or seek opinions of family and/or fellow choppers first?
If some one finds a fault in your work do you change it or stay with what you posted?
What qualities do you look for when deciding to vote on a chop?
Some member prefer not to vote for filtered chops or animations. Is there any particular style/type of chop you won't vote for?
Time is always a factor, how much time do you spend on a chop and how much time is too much?
We all love to get votes. Now are you a constant vote checker or do you just let it go and check once a day? (be honest)
What chop of yours did not do as well as you expected?
What do you consider your best chop so far?
What do you consider your worst chop so far?
Who is your favorite chopper out there and why?
What do you NOT like to see in a chop, and why not?
What is the best chop of all time?
Do you have any other PSC related comments to add?