Color Management for Indoor Photography
Feb 2014 13

Watch David Saffir as he discusses indoor photography, with an emphasis on portraits and group photos. Subjects of interest will include camera setup, use of on-camera and off-camera flash, ambient lighting, managing ISO/sensitivity and color management tools. David also reviews how to program for success when using labs and print service providers.

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C. David Tobie: Techniques for Solving Memory Card Failure
Feb 2014 13

The note below is from photographer Johnny Bivera, Director of Visual Media One, who we have had the pleasure of working with at the Shoot Off Visual Media Workshops. Johnny documented a specific type of image loss issue, and the information is sufficiently unique, that we asked Johnny for permission to reprint it here.

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Ken Sklute: Transitioning from Stills to Motion!
Feb 2014 11

Most photographers that I get to meet are very good at capturing touching individual moments – or as the father of Photojournalism, French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson said, “the decisive moment.”

As a photographer entering my 40th year in photography, I am always searching for that moment where the earth, moon and stars all align to reveal that “1/125″ of a second that will produce a wonderful image caught.

We go hiking or plan shoots to put ourselves in a target rich environment under the best lighting and then hunt. I hunt for images. I hunt for foregrounds. I hunt for all of the elements to align and then make that image that gives the impression that I was just passing by. It seems easy, right?

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C. David Tobie: Leveraging Phone Photo Artifacts
Feb 2014 04

Imaging artifacts are typically thought of as negative image elements to be avoided. But in phone photography, weaknesses are often turned into strengths, and artifacts are no exception. In this article we’ll take a close look at an iPhone photo, in terms of how various imaging artifacts add interest and even a bit of mystery to the image.

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High Resolution Panorama Photography Co-sponsored by SanDisk
Jan 2014 30

Watch as Datacolor Expert David Saffir explores high-resolution panorama photography, using techniques that can be adapted to landscapes, cityscapes, and horizontal or vertical composition. Camera settings, camera supports, shooting around the optical center of the lens (nodal point), and selected aspects of post-production are also discussed.

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