How technology has changed photography process with all the new mobile devices, made possible for editing on the go, and how this process helps journalist or someone who need an instant update on important event.
There’s no big secret about stitched panoramic, just some understanding, preparation and setting on the shot and then a few awareness on post-processing follow by a few clicks.
Consider this, the colour in photography is as the soundtrack in movie. In movie, sound is one of the most important element for building up atmosphere and it does the same to me on photograph.
We understand it’s not how fast we react to the scene, but how we choose the scene and story, when the shutter is click you pause the moment, including the decision if it made the photography.
Contrast is very much like a conversation in the picture, they respond to each other, back and forth, create flow and atmosphere. Once the contrast is in place, the composition need to take place for it to express.
Shutter, one of the primary component of photograph taken, need our full attention to use it well, it control the timing, corresponded with aperture to capture the amount of light for the exposure we wanted.
It is all about light, our experience that told us light can be either our best friend or worst enemy. Thus most of us would avoid direct light but what you might not know is you’ve just missed out the magic moment.
I always wanted to improve the very raw version of 0.1 but not until recently. Now the ALPreset ver 1.0 is ready, this fine-tuned version improve on natural color, better control of the highlight and shadow clipping.
Here is a trick that I’ve learned sometime back on the internet show how the Color Match in Photoshop can be useful to tweak your photo to match with famous art work.
Recent volunteer work for an exhibition on large size printing work allowed myself better understand of digital files and final print output, here’s some helpful tips.
The real artist has shown us what they can produced using whatever tools on hand. Greg Schmigel has show us the wonder of his skill by using only the iPhone, yet produce world class photography portfolio.
Experience could sometime be your biggest obstacles, especially when you are leading into new technologies, digital photography has no exception.
It’s a time to take some action to improve my photography, here’s a list of basic task for myself, from the experience, reading and observation, may be you would add in a few more for your own.