There are many file synch programs. Some are free, some come with the OS, and some cost extra. Not much extra, considering what your data is worth, except in the case of some software for Windows Server. In this and the next post, I’ll report on two file synch programs that I can recommend. I’ve… [Read More]
No-margin framing, a case study. In 1990, I was working on what became the Alone in a Crowd series in Washington DC. I noticed some kids playing tag at the Lincoln Memorial. I set up my 6×9 view camera and lined up what I thought was a good background. I figured I left enough room… [Read More]
Another aspect of previsualization is envisioning just the way the tonality of the actual scene will map to the tones in the final print before tripping the shutter. Ansel Adams’ Zone System is an orderly approach to both looking at the scene with that in mind and making the pre-exposure vision a reality. In moderation,… [Read More]
The penultimate paragraph in the David Wells photo techniques article that I have been discussing is the following: The point is to get a good exposure for a raw file, even if it looks too light as seen on the back of your camera. Do this to avoid a “combed” histogram which results when you… [Read More]
I received a Nikon D4, and did one of my OOBE’s. It’s really nuts and bolts, so I put in on The Bleeding Edge. You can find it here. If I discover anything that I think is important to the general photographic community, I’ll report it on this blog.