Sommerzeit ist Reisezeit und damit auch Hochkonjunktur für Natur- und Reisefotografie. Doch wer kennt das nicht: die wunderschöne idyllische Altstadtgasse ist bei der Sichtung zuhause entweder teilweise im Schatten versunken oder der Himmel und die Dächer sind überbelichtet. Für viele Hobbyfotografen, und das passiert zum Teil auch erfahrenen Fotografen, ist das eine Enttäuschung, da die Aufnahme in keinster Weise dem entspricht was man gesehen hat.[Read More]
It’s summer, time for travelling and also peak season for nature and travel photography. Digital cameras are still getting better and better and easier to use. However, sometimes it is quite disappointing that a picture such as a historic city alley either is partly underexposed with huge dark shadow areas, or the roofs and the sky are extremely overexposed. Although it is possible to review the image immediately in the display on the camera, the problem can often only be addressed at home in the post-processing workflow, and then it might be too late to fix the image in order to get a beautiful photograph.[Read More]
It takes a certain type of intuitive perception and skills to reach the level Joe McNally has. From his works for the National Geographic Society to his famous Faces of Ground Zero portraits, there’s a distinctive idiosyncrasy in all his work.
And if you wish to follow in his footsteps, if you like the look and feel of his work, you’d have to study his techniques and understand his perspective.[Read More]
In this article, we’ll take a look at ways to combine overall white balance corrections with techniques to apply white balance adjustments to specific areas of an image.[Read More]
I find it to be quite exhilarating at the unpredictability of where my type of work will take me next. The only predictable factor I like to keep constant is color and white balance.[Read More]