Four Japanese Photographers and What They Don't Have In Common With Cindy Sherman. A Recent Spring Photo-Viewing Trip To New York.
Before I start in talking about subtle, often modest scale Japanese photography and the legacy of photographic prints as intimate, introspective, and highly crafted objects, I think I need to point out that there are of course infinite ways to … Continue reading
This is v3, but it applies to v5 and up.
Adobe Lightroom is a fairly new and very sophisticated graphics software application that is allowing photographers to manage, optimize, catalogue, display, web view, and print their digital files. At this point it is a perfect complement to other Adobe programs, … Continue reading
Understanding the Basics
Getting Started Think about what you need to achieve before you pick up the camera. The best way to make a great print is to know what one actually looks like. The only way to learn is by looking at … Continue reading
Originally a Photoshop file format plug-in, Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) has evolved into an essential tool for processing digital camera Raw image files. Raw processing is versatile and necessary for image quality control, workflow ease, and efficiency. It provides a … Continue reading
A few thoughts about how electronics changed picture making.
For me, the notion of what constituted the photographic art form started in the early 1970’s, when photography was an analogue and optical-chemical discipline. For all practical purposes the techniques I used in my formative years were subtle refinements and … Continue reading