Oh, and Another Thing.

In Lightroom & Workflow, Photographs & Photoshopping, Thoughts & Theory, Tutorials &Technique by David6 Comments

In a follow up to yesterday’s post about exposure and the histogram, I thought I’d highlight a couple things. I had a question in the comments asking whether Nikon had a similar metering mode to centre-weighted average, they do. I just don’t know the name of it. But that’s the thing – it doesn’t matter. Pick the metering mode that …

Colour Temperature and Kicking Kittens.

In Thoughts & Theory, Tutorials &Technique, Vision Is Better, Workflow & Technical Issues by David25 Comments

I traveled once with a photographer obsessed with white balance. He routinely accessed the deeper menus on his Nikon and played with changing the parameters on his white balance, as though he was on a quest to discover the perfect magic setting. He quizzed me about color casts and how I set my white balance, and I think it truly …

Paint With Time – Darwin Wiggett

In Influences, News & Stuff, Thoughts & Theory, Tutorials &Technique, Vision Is Better by David9 Comments

My friend Darwin Wiggett is one of those impossibly talented photographers whose work I can look at for hours. Very different from my own work, his landscape work is gorgeous and always moves me. After yesterday’s post I thought I’d go back to Darwin’s site and spend some time there – particularily looking at the way in which he uses …

The Big Q

In The Big Q, Tutorials &Technique, Wallpapers, Workflow & Technical Issues by David13 Comments

Two questions came out when I posted this month’s wallpaper last week. So it’s a Two-fer this week. The Big Q “I like this monochrome look. What was the original color/colors? Do you “see” these monochrome image when you are there shooting? Was this one of those cases where you look at the computer screen and see a grey uninteresting …

Old Time Snapshot Video Tutorial

In Tutorials &Technique by David4 Comments

This is a first for me folks, so be gentle. It’s rough, but I do better in front of an audience, so that’s why. Click on the image above and it should play the video. This is not the most comprehensive tutorial, it assumes you know your way around the PS interface and I don’t hold your hand. Furthermore it’s …