As you read this, think back to when you were beginning photography… I’m sure you’d be able to relate to this to yourself (or your friend) and hopefully laugh (and not cry). Alright, so this list may not be super accurate and is in no particular order, but, I think it is safe to say […]
Have you ever been working away in photoshop, keyboard short-cutting like no other, when suddenly you do something that is unexpected and awesome? It happened to me when working on a image of the French Quarter in New Orleans. This technique is one of the best kept secrets in Photoshop and it has changed the […]
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As some of you may know, I am a big fan of pre-visualizing your shots. If you can see it in your mind’s eye before you capture the image, you have a better chance of making a significant photograph. I’ve written about this a bit with my Cranes in the Fire Mist shot. I pre-visualized […]
There are so many post-processing tools for digital photographers today that it’s easy to get seduced into thinking that this filter or that plug-in will solve all of our problems. In some cases, those filters and plug-ins can be a huge help. But there are a few tips and tricks I use to get the […]
Post by Andrew Darlow – Follow Andrew on Twitter Above: An overview (left) and close-up section (right) of the same image showing a typical zoom level when reviewing and dusting images. The zoomed-in area is outlined in white. If you’ve ever scanned your own prints, negatives, or slides (or had a lab scan them without […]
Over Processed Properly Processed All Photos Copyright Scott Bourne 2005 – All Rights Reserved Capturing the image is only part one these days. Post-processing is part two. And while many photographers put the time in to learn how to capture the image, fewer learn what to do next. Here are the five biggest photo-processing mistakes […]