There is a very popular and persistent misconception out there that you can do absolutely anything in Photoshop; that you can take a mediocre photograph and turn it into a masterpiece if only you know the right Photoshop ‘tricks’. Well, … Continued
Rummaging around in the bookshelves at my in-laws’ place, I discovered two wonderful old books on Photography: ‘How To Take Good Pictures’ from 1981 and ‘Basic Colour Photography’ from 1972. I had a leaf through them both and was struck … Continued
A photograph is nothing more than light projected onto a sensor (or piece of film, back in the day) and the difference between a horrible photo and a masterpiece is as often about lighting as it is about composition or … Continued
Welcome to the step-by-step guide on how I created this image. Basic knowledge of camera-use and Photoshop is assumed. Setup Controlling the light is the critical first step in creating an image like this. If there is too much light … Continued
TFP (Time For Prints) and its hipster brother TFCD (Time For CD) are terms that get bandied about a lot, and there is a lot of disagreement about what they actually mean. Thankfully, I’m here to clear that all up for … Continued
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