A few days ago, I posted a piece about deliberate practice. I asserted, but did not defend, the position that that technique can help your photography. Today I’d like to take on what I consider to be the easy part of the argument: that some of photography consists of motor skills, and, since deliberate practice… [Read More]
Archives for July 2015
Yesterday I posted this picture: Today I’ll tell you a bit about how it was made, and see if that changes your assessment of it. I started out with this image: It is a seven-image composite. Here’s what the layers look like in Ps: Except for the number of composited images, this is not that… [Read More]
Take a good look at the following picture and form an opinion about it. You can just remember what you thought of it, or you can comment on this post. Tomorrow I’m going to tell you some things about the image, and I’m interested in whether or not they change your opinion.
I once had a conversation with my guitar teacher about practicing. It went something like this: Teacher: “How much do you practice?” Me: “About 45 minutes a day.” Teacher: “Tell me what you do on a typical day.” Me: “I warm-up by playing some songs that I know well. Then I work on the ones… [Read More]
This is post fourteen in a series about my experiences in publishing a book. The series starts here. Earlier in this series, I’ve reported on mapping the images for the book into the rather small GRACoL 2006 Coated color space used by the printer. Today, Brooks Jensen taught me a new-to-me tool for gamut mapping…. [Read More]