Watch As David Saffir, David Tobie and Hector Martinez review DxO’s latest upgrade to DxO Viewpoint 2, their tool for geometric and architectural corrections. They’ll explore the performance of Perspective vis-à-vis tools available in Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom, showing before and after for a number of images. Photographers and designers will find these tools as well as the Datacolor Spyder monitor calibration tools useful in post-production for portfolios, paid assignments, and publication.[Read More]
Post-production is also a critical element in preserving details, sharpening and managing color. Watch as David Saffir and David Tobie discuss this important aspect of photography, including real-life examples and scenarios. You’ll find that Macro photography is easier than it looks which will enable you to produce impressive images in no time![Read More]
Backcountry photo shoots often require research, planning and in some cases, special equipment. Watch David Saffir and David Tobie as they explore several real-life scenarios, including the on-line exploration of maps, weather, lighting, equipment planning and packing, renting, borrowing or buying special equipment, arranging transport and accommodations, and much more![Read More]
Not too long ago, standard practice for lighting large spaces involved hauling a lot of heavy equipment into a venue, laying out electrical service lines, creating support stands and scaffolding, and so on. Of course there was also tearing it all down, packing it away, and hauling it off again. Things have changed. It’s now possible to carry all or most of the gear you’ll need to light a large space in a duffle bag and camera bag, frequently doing it all without touching an electrical outlet and still getting an equivalent or superior result.
Watch David Saffir and David Tobie as they explore newer methods for lighting interiors using lighting systems adapted from on-camera flash units, purpose-built remote units and triggers. We think you’ll be surprised by the possibilities and impressed by the results![Read More]
There are a number of tools available to us just beneath the surface in Photoshop. Although not suited for every situation, a wide range of images can benefit from selective color editing and adjustment to pull vibrant colors from a dull scene. From architecture, to landscape, to still-life photography, using enhanced dimensionality and color differentiation will improve perception of textures and move visual elements forward or back.
Watch as David Saffir and C. David Tobie work through a series of images on calibrated Eizo displays and show viewers the techniques that will make those images pop![Read More]
Watch Datacolor Expert David Cardinal and C. David Tobie in a discussion about Safari Photography, cosponsored by Sigma Lenses. David Cardinal, a longstanding Safari organizer and award-winning nature and travel photographer, will share his experience regarding what gear and preparation are critical for a successful safari shoot; including cameras and tripods, with special focus on lenses. Techniques and workflows for safari shooting and tips for creating award-winning images of your own will also be covered. If you’ve ever considered signing up for a photo safari, or if you are trying to decide what to purchase or pack for your next one, then this is the right webinar for you![Read More]
The world presents us with a variety of subjects to photograph. Some may be extremely small and a bit difficult to discover or even recognize their full potential. Macro photography allows us to capture an extreme close-up and emphasize intricate detail. It can be challenging and demands a great deal of attention to photographic technique.
Watch as Datacolor Experts David Saffir and C. David Tobie explore techniques and possibilities in Macro photography, including camera and lens selection, camera supports, focusing rails and focus control, lens reversal, extension tube lighting, capture color control, image stacking for depth of field, and post-production techniques. You’ll find that Macro photography is easier than it looks which will enable you to produce impressive images in no time![Read More]
It’s 10 pm – do you know where you image files are? With the pressure of making sure you don’t lose your files, managing your digital images can often be daunting. There are many risks in the way you handle your files. Much of it comes down to personal preference and what methods work best for you. Understanding the methods available will help you design a workflow that is secure and efficient and can help you increase profitability within the world of digital photography.
Goals to keep in mind include:
Watch as Datacolor Experts David Saffir and C. David Tobie, along with Lexar’s Jeff Cable discuss step-by-step workflow for image file management from capture to archiving. Along the way they’ll deal with issues like capture media, storage media selection, file organization, cataloguing, keyword and keyword searching.[Read More]
Creating extraordinary images may seem daunting. It’s important to choose the right combination of tools to bring your work to the next level. Combining Spyder products with onOne Software solutions will enable you to work confidently throughout your workflow. You’ll have everything you need to solve the most common problems in digital photography, correct your color, maximize your creativity and realize your photographic vision.
Watch as Datacolor Experts David Saffir and C. David Tobie explore the tools and techniques necessary for having controlled focus and enhancing or limiting depth of field along with focus related issues related to color management.[Read More]