Ten years ago Harald Johnson authored the best-selling book Mastering Digital ing. It helped to shape the digital printing revolution. In this comprehensive article on PetaPixel, Harald takes a look at the world of digital printing since then. Those with a sharp eye may notice Datacolor’s own C. David Tobie listed on the book cover, and may recognize work by Datacolor Expert David Saffir a bit further into the article. Whether you send out for prints, or print your own images, this article is a must-read. Thank you, Harald, for this timely update.[Read More]
LoChro, or reduced saturation images are becoming popular as more applications offer tools for creating them. This type of processing is more suited to some types of images than others. It also resonates with photographers with limited color vision, as it more closely matches their own view of the world. The heat and color of Tuscan summer provides an excellent opportunity for working with LoChro processing. This portfolio includes architectural, landscape, street, still-life, glamour, and food images. Please leave a comment mentioning which image, or type of image, you feel is most successful using this technique; perhaps you will be inspired to experiment with LoChro processing and your own summer images.[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]