Posts related to Technique
- 30 January 2014 - Photographic Myths and Platitudes: No Post-Processing!
(The following is another (more or less stream of consciousness) post that I wrote in reply to a comment I read somewhere else, in this case suggesting that photographic history implies that post-processing or manipulating photographs after the shutter has been clicked is ethically questionable and should be avoided. I’ll start with a modified version […]
- 29 January 2014 - Camera Stability and Long Lenses
I responded to a question somewhere else and thought that it might be useful to share the response here, too. A photographer asked some questions about using long focal length telephoto lenses for landscape photography and how to deal with the issue of camera/lens stability, bringing up related questions about things like live view modes, […]
- 16 May 2013 - Reader Question: One Lens for Landscape and Wildflowers on Hikes?
From time to time blog readers email me questions about photography subjects. When possible I like to answer them here so that I can share the answer with others who might be interested. Here is a recent question: “If you were going on a hike to capture landscape and wildflowers, and you could only take […]
- 22 December 2012 - Post-Processing: A Shadow Recovery Example
(In another forum someone asked a question – actually, more like posed a challenge – related to how much usable detail and quality could be extracted from a raw file that contained areas of very low luminosity, as could happen with a badly underexposed image or with an image of a scene with a very […]