This is a continuation of a previous post that dealt with an article in the March/April 2012 issue of photo technique entitled “Mastering the Camera Histogram for Better Exposure”. The context of the article is how to obtain the best exposure of a raw file. In a section of the article headed “Histogram Math” Wells… [Read More]
Since I’ve been doing the slit scan photographs, I’ve been spending a lot more time using my tripods. Since I now use a tripod four or five times a day, I’m having more problems with various bits loosening up and occasionally falling off. There’s a way to deal with most of these problems: compounds that… [Read More]
There’s an article in the March/April 2012 issue of photo technique entitled “Mastering the Camera Histogram for Better Exposure”. The article contains some important misstatements. I’m not sure how they got by the magazine’s vetting process, but, if they gain currency by inheriting the stature of the magazine in which they are published, they may… [Read More]
I took some pictures of the fog burning off yesterday morning, and continued in the early afternoon when there was some cloud cover. Here are the pictures in chronological order, which happens to be the order from most to least abstract. 135mm lens, about an hour and a half exposure.
Friday night, I told David Bayles that I was working on photography about four hours a day, and that seemed to be the right amount of time for me. We got into a discussion of the work ethic of some photographers. David said that Brett Weston immediately processed his film upon returning from a photographic… [Read More]