For most photographers, their best work will get posted to Instagram and on their online portfolio, and then just sit on a hard drive forever. But having a tangible, physical print of your work is a large part of what photography is all about. I am a huge fan of printing my photos ; as large as I possibly can while retaining sharpness and quality.
The way I manage my digital data sucks, but as far as I know I'm in too deep to do anything about it. Hi, I'm Jaron, and I like setting the security of my business life on the edge of a razor blade. Seriously though, I do a lot to secure my data, but I'm aware of the weaknesses in that strategy.
Take, for example, this pontification from the Guardianproudly proclaiming the obsolescence of the point-and-shoot camera. Such articles suggest that there is no longer a need for DSLRs, dedicated point-and-shoots, video cameras or any other form of conventional image recording device: your iPhone can do it all. Veverka Bros.
Telegram Me. When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. From untilLevoy taught digital photography at Stanford. Inhe revised the course and taught it again at Google in Spring.
It doesn't matter how long you have been a photographer, I guarantee that some of your images will suck. Question is, do you really know why they do? Each and every one of us has made their fair share of terrible pictures as a photographer.
Older photos on this site may have been taken with any of the cameras shown below. The pace of technological progress makes most cameras obsolete in a few years, but compact cameras are also somewhat fragile, especially the lens mechanism. So, be careful of sand, dropping your camera onto concrete, or, something you may not have thought of, dropping it into a river.
These also cast shadows over the subject but in places where shadows would usually be, giving them a lot more depth and making the whole photo look more natural. White balance is very important in making a photo look natural. The wrong WB will produce a nasty colour cast and make skin colors, among other things, look unnatural.
Telegram Me. A lot of Canon photographers still use it and recommend it to newer photographers who want to shoot raw without getting locked into a subscription or buying expensive software. But as more photographers start to include tablets into their workflow, software needs to adapt.
You may find this hard to believe, but there are times when every photographer struggles with what to do when their photos suck. I struggle with it, Art Wolfe struggles with it, and you can even bet early photographers like Ansel Adams and Henri Cartier-Bresson struggled with it. The difference here is that pros typically take so many photos that the bad ones just get tossed into the trash can. I always remember one of my first Tai Chi lessons…my instructor told me that our focus was always going to be about balance.